“On The Rocks” isn’t trying anything particularly new or mind-blowing as a film. However, it’s somehow a both stylish and understated exploration of parenthood, marriage, and fidelity that, more than anything, gives Bill Murray the chance to show off his skills yet again.
“I treat media as a large social subconscious,” Martin says of her work in media studies. “We deal with different, changing ideas through media, especially TV.”
Considering that “Avatar” first debuted over 15 years ago, it hardly seems the candidate to make such a strong comeback as (technically) a children’s show. However, “Avatar’s” newfound popularity –– as well as “Korra,” its sequel/spinoff series –– proves not only their mastery of TV storytelling, but their timelessness and relevance of cultural commentary.
In the world of “Ted Lasso” (2020–), positivity trumps all—a well-worded pep talk, a heartfelt apology or a can-do attitude can usually right any wrong. So goes the philosophy of Apple TV+’s most recent comedy, whose commitment to feel-good stories greeted us with open arms beginning in the middle of a harrowing summer.
In the past five years, Comic Relief and TFL (which no longer stands for Tufts Funny Ladies, its original name, so as to include all non-cis-male gender identities) have emerged as a way to provide a space for traditionally underrepresented voices in comedy.
This season of “PEN15” delivers an experience just as weird, heartbreaking and unexpectedly wonderful as being a middle school girl is.
Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies Through careful planning alongside university administrators, department faculty and student leaders, the Tufts Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies has based its fall 2020 policies largely off those recommended by national theater and dance organizations. Heather Nathans, the department chair of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and the Alice […]
To be more deliberate with my time and help diversify my literary world, I committed to only reading authors of color during my quarantine time and throughout 2020. I first read April Sinclair’s “Coffee Will Make You Black” (1994) and “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” (1965). Two very different books, but both so important to […]