BY DAILY TV/NEW MEDIA WRITERS
As we prepare to say goodbye for the summer vacation, The Daily TV/New Media staff is offering up a master list of the TV shows — old and new — that we’re most looking forward to in the coming months.
BY KAREN YUAN
In a conference call with The Michigan Daily, newcomers Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor spoke about the opportunity to join an existing franchise.
BY GRACE HAMILTON
“Years of Living Dangerously,” a nine part Showtime documentary series that premiered on April 14, explores stories like this one across the world from Texas to Syria. The focus is our changing climate; the damage that has already been done and that which is yet to come.
BY CONRAD FOREMAN
Pfister spoke about his new film and his step into the director’s chair in a conference call with The Michigan Daily on April 15.
BY CONRAD FOREMAN
“The Unknown Known” is thought-provoking, biased, relevant and entertaining — a documentary of the highest order. Its bias shows itself in Morris’s interviewing style, which places himself as judge during the interviewee’s trial.
BY OMAR MAHMOOD
All of the filming, editing and special effects for "Jinn" were done in Michigan. Moreover, Ann Arbor played a major role in the movie.
BY DREW MARON
We often turn to stories to cope with the harsh truths of reality, death being a big one. Yet, there are so many shows, movies, video games and books out there that use death cheaply, as a way to raise the stakes or to push the characters into a direction desired for reasons outside of coherent storytelling.
BY ALEX INTNER
However, “Parenthood” isn’t necessarily about the overarching stories. It’s about the little moments in life. The montage that closed the show, set to a beautiful cover of "The Times They Are a-Changin'," conveyed the emotions purely off the strength of the cast.
BY YARDAIN AMRON
When my editor asked us if anyone had heard of the Eels in a meeting last week, I signed up for the album review with a confident nod of the type: “I know the Eels — yeah you motherfucker, I know the Eels ... ”
BY MAYANK MATHUR
The movie is all over the place — it has too many characters and too much happens to them for audience members to take it all in and care for the characters or the movie itself.
BY JORDYN KAY
For some shows a circular plot works; Rhimes uses it on “Grey’s Anatomy,” and viewers are still responding after ten seasons. With "Scandal" though, it was time to move forward, questions needed to be answered and certain plot lines needed to be closed.
BY CHLOE GILKE
“Orphan Black” is an unpredictable amalgam of genres, managing to simultaneously be a cop drama, a Shakespearean tragedy, a crime caper and an involved (and often confusing) sci-fi mystery.
BY REBECCA GODWIN
Arts at Michigan hopes to make The Accolades a yearly event to celebrate all of the different arts opportunities on campus, not only to recognize the work of the organizations but to also inform the student body of what their fellow students are creating.