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HBO’s ‘André the Giant’ documentary shows the man behind the legend

HBO’s ‘André the Giant’ documentary shows the man behind the legend

Ulises Duenas

April 19, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Before The Rock and John Cena, even before Hulk Hogan, there was one man who transcended the world of professional wrestling and became larger than life. André Roussimoff "André the Giant" was a walking, living myth. HBO's documentary does a great job of showing what André's persona as...

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

Ulises Duenas

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

When Jim Carrey took on the role of dead comedian Andy Kaufman for the 1999 movie "Man on the Moon" he was committed to embodying Kaufman in a way that no one else could. "Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond" shows the behind-the-scenes drama and absurdity that occurred during the filming of the movie. ...

Netflix food documentaries worth the binging

Netflix food documentaries worth the binging

Anisha Brady

October 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Gastronomy is not something that usually comes to mind when one thinks of art. Cuisine has always been an indication of culture, however, within recent years, the culinary scene has revolutionized and become an artistic form of self-expression. Netflix features some of the most intriguing cooking sh...

Backup documentaries for binge watchers in need of binging

Backup documentaries for binge watchers in need of binging

Carly Plemons

August 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Binge watching is cool until you’ve watched every episode there is and become overwhelmed with a sensation of emptiness.In case anyone has become stuck in this cycle of idle scrolling, desperately seeking a replacement for the show you just lost, here are a few documentaries to make this time ...

Documentaries: a new frontier

Documentaries: a new frontier

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

March 2, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

There’s an extremely underrated movie genre that people need to start taking note of: documentaries. Documentaries can be considered almost superior to any other genres that we mindlessly search through on Netflix. Audiences need to indulge in films that go out of the boundaries of their usual comf...

Biggie, Tupac can rest assured

Biggie, Tupac can rest assured

Michael Arias

February 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Q&As

Retired LAPD homicide detective, Greg Kading, who worked on the Tupac and Biggie murder cases, claims he knows who killed the famed rappers in his recently released documentary on the investigations. Although no one has been tried or convicted of murdering the two rappers, Kading focuses on stacking...

Netflix series ‘Making a Murderer’ triggers debate

Netflix series ‘Making a Murderer’ triggers debate

January 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

An 18-year-stay in jail for a crime he didn’t commit. An additional 10 years already spent in jail for a murder he continually pleads not guilty to. 'Making a Murderer' is the new Netflix series about Steven Avery and the turmoil that he and his family face for crimes he claims to not have committed. The...

Amy Winehouse documentary; what her family didn’t want you to see

Amy Winehouse documentary; what her family didn’t want you to see

Kristina Martinez

September 7, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Before seeing her documentary, I already loved Amy Winehouse. It's not easy for anyone to watch her decline and the events that led up to her death. Winehouse's drug problem was made into a laughing matter by the media when she was alive. It wasn't until she passed away that people began to understand...

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