Rickea Bell, Saint Peter’s University
And take notes!
You can’t cram all that info into your brain without taking a break. Check out these four games to give your mind a chance to recharge.
Emma Lichtenstein, Brandeis University
The long-running reality show’s season finale — which finally looked at some of its problematic issues — was actually good.
Megan Thompson, Montclair State University
The confirmation of the YouTuber’s makeup palette have fans waiting in anticipation.
Christine Bushart, Georgia State University
Just because you can consume it doesn’t mean it was made for you.
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
The brand-new trailer takes us into an enchanted forest!
Chris Meng, Pomona College
In sharing his HIV-positive status in his new memoir, the ‘Queer Eye’ star opens up an important dialogue.
Carli Moses, Union University
Amazon Prime’s animated show asks the hard question: terror or routine, which would you choose?
Caroline Forrey, Miami University, Ohio
Watching episodes of your favorite show back to back is changing the television landscape; it might be harming your enjoyment too.
Rocco Romano, University of Iowa
Even as a faulty film, the idea behind the Zach Galifianakis vehicle communicates a lot about culture and society.
Kristin Auld, St John’s University
Looking and feeling good on a budget? These YouTubers have got you.
Matthew Robison, University of South Florida
This new space adventure combines character development and a fantastic setting to show off Gray’s mastery of the genre and storytelling.
Meredith Day, Davidson College
The dark charm of ‘Riverdale’ is being outshone by newcomers like ‘Euphoria.’
Abby Webb, Rice University
Her skyrocket to stardom, ‘Fleabag,’ may be over, but the actress/writer/producer is only shining brighter.
Kaitlin Romriell, Southern New Hampshire University
Here’s something else to binge on, aside from Halloween candy.
Amber Amortegui, Palm Beach Atlantic University
Fans (and haters) take their opinions to social media during the show’s premiere.
Clarence Dodge, Sarah Lawrence College
Saul is great, but ‘Breaking Bad’ fans have missed Jesse and Co.
Madison Feser, Seton Hall University
Whether romanticized or condemned, serial killers are a staple of today’s Americana. But when, and how, did the fascination with society’s most deviant begin?
Noah Carey, University of Pennsylvania
Here’s a look at other sitcoms that could follow the lead of the ‘Office Ladies,’ which features Pam and Angela from ‘The Office.’
Madalyn Watson, Baylor University
It feels like I’ve grown up beside the ‘Gilmore Girls’ character. I never really thought I’d end up here, but I’m so glad I did.
Sarah Mease, Columbia College Chicago
Shia LaBeouf and newcomer Zack Gottsagen echo ‘Huckleberry Finn’ in this movie that’s equal parts tearjerker and laugh-out-loud comedy.
Kala Horvat, University of Georgia
The record-tying 14th season will undoubtedly get real weird with it.
Haley Cohen, Quinnipiac University
This show isn’t afraid to address just how awkward and confusing intimacy can be.
Eric Alexander, University of Colorado Denver
The Netflix animated sitcom has broken many taboos around sex, puberty and so much else.
Hannah Jumer, Converse College
Through laughs and tears, here’s why you should follow Leigh’s journey through grief after the sudden death of her husband.
Stina Chang, University of Southern California
The Asian American comedian moves from backstage to center stage.
Aliza Pelto, Pratt Institute
We stan popular influencers who take the time to discuss important issues and break taboos.
Christopher Duggan, Boise State University
The Baltimore-based comedian and filmmaker is a horror and comedy auteur who will leave you unsettled.
Marie Christensen, George Fox University
‘Star Wars’ fans rejoice. It’s time to see what happens to the Jedi master between the creation of Darth Vader and the beginning of ‘A New Hope.’
Can we please move on from ‘Game of Thrones’ now?
Emma Dailey Mitchell, Columbia College Chicago
The pup and his friends have been in quite a few sticky situations in their 50-year career.
Logan Floyd, Mercyhurst University
A recent trend in popular culture may indicate a growing fear of those with too much power.
Even if it’s 100 degrees outside where you live.
Kathryn Milschewski, Carthage College
Whether the rest of us knew what was in store, Aaron Sorkin seemed able to predict it.
Everyone’s seen casinos in the movies, but could a few of these films be exaggerating some of the more outrageous moments?
Eleanore Belanger, Arizona State University
Amethyst Schaber answers questions and busts myths about autism in their YouTube series.
This visually-impaired YouTuber is offering up both awesome entertainment and some insight into her world.
The comedian’s latest special uses offensive humor to deliver messages that are provoking discussions across the country.
While it might have failed as a horror movie, it definitely succeeded as a touching drama-thriller-comedy.
Which character are you?
It’s neither the best nor the worst adaptation of Stephen King’s novels.
Critics are calling the upcoming DC film a ‘masterpiece.’
Ashley Peterson, Geneva College
Stand by for the upcoming seventh season of this series.
Consider investing in a quality phone grip to avoid shattering your mobile devices.
Nothing but respect for MY demonically possessed feminist queen.
In a time when so many seem embroiled in pessimism, there’s something out there that speaks to hope.
A frightening fantasy by one of Japan’s greatest horror writers mirrors disturbing realities within our own world.
Tom Pinto, Ringling College of Art and Design
With a small budget but a monstrous fan base, the Boulet Brothers’ alternative drag competition showcases the multifaceted world of drag art that RuPaul leaves out of her show.
The new Travis Scott documentary has some fun moments, but avoids deeper insights into the rapper’s life.
This rom-com does nothing to renovate the category, and that’s okay.
Will the star-studded series help the new streaming service succeed?
As the subtext says, but how will it end?
Charlotte Susser, University of Chicago
This movie looks at ambition, mental health, creativity, complacency and how they all connect.
HBO welcomes yet another gem of a TV show to their lineup.
Aubrey Doerr, Chapman University
With the school year well on its way, we’re in search of new ways to distract ourselves from those 10-page essays and hours of work.
Her sense of adventure and urge to discover earned her a special place on this show.
‘The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance’ captures the essence of the original movie while building new characters and plot.
If you can’t afford the plane ticket, just sit back on the couch and check out these movies.
With filming already underway, here is a way-too-early look at what could happen in the next installment of Amazon Prime’s sleeper hit.
Spoiler alert: Tom Holland’s Spider-Man will no longer be a part of Marvel’s Phase Four.
Funeral pot brownies, a chips shop set aflame and a British boy at an Irish girls school — these teens are wreaking comedic havoc on their small northern Irish town.
Here’s your own pocket fortune teller.
Mela Lozano, University of Texas at San Antonio
But you should watch all the Studio Ghibli movies anyway.
With exciting world-building and a unique commentary on social issues, ‘Carnival Row’ is another solid effort by Amazon Prime.
And why are these questions keeping me up at night?
They’ve gotten away with murder for six years — but wait, who died?
Sure, it’s fun to play video games, but how about making them?
Set in a world where fairies and humans live side-by-side yet far from together, this book is full of romance, suspense and political tension that reflects the issues of our own world.
Rebecca McKinley Parsons, Wake Forest University
Thanks to Michael Scott, things are about to get awkward.
After six seasons, we still crave more.
The charm of ‘Animal Crossing’ is mixed with the exploration of ‘Breath of the Wild’ in this warm and pleasant indie game.
These films just don’t have the same appeal in live action.
The series captivates its audience once again with unnerving criminals and profilers who are confronted with the darkest parts of humanity. Spoilers ahead.
With great intellectual property comes great responsibility.
Wizards and witches and warlocks, oh my!
The evil empire of entertainment strikes back after failing to resurrect its troublesome franchise.
Having a mental illness is not easy to face alone.
This generations-spanning anime and manga provides nearly endless hours of inspiring entertainment for those with the courage to take the dive.
The film, based on the Jersey-born artist’s highly influential music, ultimately falls flat on its face.
If you’ve ever considered counseling but can’t make the commitment, online therapy provides similar benefits with half the hassle.
If only to give us something to discuss, until the first episode premieres on Sept. 18.
The latest installment of the ‘Gears of War’ franchise promises to bring a fresh perspective to the classic third-person shooter.
Meet the gaming group that broke Kickstarter records.
Even without Spider-Man, Disney’s on track to own the world.
Does the film measure up to all the hype its name suggests?
Sometimes, it’s more about the player than the game.
Bring a box of tissues because tears will be shed.
There are two sides to casting age-inappropriate actors.
Baumbach’s His and Hers trailers will hit you in the feels.
Jennifer Kent’s film is unrelenting in its graphic depictions of savage brutality, but its meticulous attention to historical detail weaves a colonial story unlike any other.
A worthy effort, despite a few fumbles
Brandon Suss, University of South Carolina
That’s good eating.
In the era of reality TV, ‘Bring the Funny’ manages to be one of the sharpest, most entertaining competition shows of the decade.
If you find yourself giving up on fantasy football and vowing to never return after Week 5, this is the guide for you.
Taylor Sprinkle, University of Texas at Austin
After being purchased by Automattic, the parent company of popular blogging site WordPress, the iconic site may mount an unforeseen comeback.
Sanders’ diagnosis? You need to rethink social media.
Because he’s freaking gorgeous.
These YouTube channels will aid your quest to build your anime watch list.
You should seriously be anticipating the upcoming debut solo album from the Fifth Harmony star.
Art just makes life better.
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