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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...

Have you ever felt ‘Insecure’?

Have you ever felt ‘Insecure’?

Niyat Teferi

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

HBO’s hit series “Insecure” has taken ratings by storm. The comedy series follow the lives of gal pals Issa Dee (Issa Rae) and Molly Carter (Yvonne Orji) in their daily adventures as they go through obstacles pertaining to relationships, self-identity, racial experiences and friendships. Wha...

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 ...

Innovative television rules my generation

Innovative television rules my generation

Miles Inserra

April 1, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Three years into college and three of the most memorable television series of my generation have risen to popularity: "Breaking Bad," "Game of Thrones" and "House of Cards."Today’s students don’t have to be television enthusiasts to appreciate what it has to offer. With the current calib...

Study Break: “Game of Thrones” season four premiere does not disappoint.

Study Break: “Game of Thrones” season four premiere does not disappoint.

Zachary Phillips

April 8, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After much anticipation, season four of the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones” finally premiered on Sunday.Fans of the show were likely pleased with the premiere, as it stuck to all of the usual themes that make “Game of Thrones” so intriguing: sex, wine and warfare. While I was...

Study Break: True Detective Review

Study Break: True Detective Review

Jedidiah Woodard

March 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

HBO's "True Detective" is so popular that the flood of people attempting to watch the season finale broke HBO GO. IMDB’s description of the show is as follows: "The lives of two detectives, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, become entangled during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana." Each seas...

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