BookTok to Netflix: Social media’s impact on storytelling

BookTok to Netflix: Social media’s impact on storytelling

Internet popularity takes stories from books to the screen, highlighting diverse young voices
Aubrey Jackson, Arts & Entertainment Reporter August 31, 2023

In an age of streaming services and diminishing cable usage, the process of creating and distributing movies and television is shifting. In the past few years, especially this summer, books that have become...

Illustration for Entergalactic article. Recreation of promo art for the animated Netflix special Entergalactic, featuring Jabari lounging on a couch.

Fans of Kid Cudi and animation — rejoice!

The actor-musician’s “Entergalactic” depicts a cosmically beautiful love story
Om Dighe, Arts and Entertainment Reporter October 20, 2022

“Entergalactic” is a 2022 multimedia project from musician and actor Scott Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi. The project consists of a 15-track concept album and a feature-length animated...

The best of the streaming services

The best of the streaming services

Breaking down students' favorite streaming platforms
Lauren Roddis, Pulse Reporter March 17, 2022

In a world of media variety and streaming services galore, Trinity students watch more than just HBO Max’s hit “Euphoria.” Although the drama-filled, engaging, and sometimes controversial stories...

Squid Game: Its More than a Macabre

Squid Game: It’s More than a Macabre

Warning: The following article contains spoilers from “Squid Game.” Reader’s discretion advised.
Mai Vo, Opinion Coumnist November 18, 2021

“Squid Game” just happened. Whether you love it or hate it, there's a lot to digest in this nine-episode Netflix series, from its visceral storytelling to its nuanced portrayal of contemporary South...

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From Florida to California: ‘Baskin’ in the light of the dance floor

Joshua Anaya September 23, 2020
Tiger King’s Carole Baskin stirs controversy after making debut appearance on Dancing with the Stars.
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Fyre Fest FOMO extends futher than you would expect

Georgie Riggs February 3, 2019
The release of two documentaries in the past month over failed music festival entertains, but at what cost?
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“Tidying Up” reveals changing view of homemaking

Maddie D'iorio January 22, 2019

When I told my boyfriend that I was Netflix-binging a show about cleaning and organizing, he thought I was crazy. It might seem odd, yes, that one could be entertained by watching people throw away the...

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Strike the FilmStruck iron while it’s hot

Rafaela Brenner November 14, 2018
Trinity community involved with film studies weigh in on streaming site's end
Jordans Declassified Weekend Survival Guide

Jordan’s Declassified Weekend Survival Guide

Jordan Bruce November 8, 2018
Having fun doesn't require parties or clubbing
To all the rom-coms Ive loved before

To all the rom-coms I’ve loved before

Georgie Riggs August 29, 2018
The genre is back, but is it what we wanted?
illustration by Yessenia Lopez

Take heed: Television is fraught with time-taking tyranny

Nick Smetzer September 28, 2017

Maybe you've been there "” god knows I have. A pile of work lying at your side, but just enough time for a quick episode of my latest televised vice. I've done the math "” simple really. Of course...

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Forget class: Movies and TV to make you smarter

Austin Davidson August 23, 2017

Conventionally, to get a good, stable job in this world, I'd need at least a master's degree. Or if I really want to get to the big times I'd need a Ph.D. But I think there is a possibility that I can...

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