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Feb. 24, 2017

New season of ‘VICE’ will captivate your curiosity

New season of ‘VICE’ will captivate your curiosity

MOVE’s resident investigative journalist says the program’s investigations will make you feel smarter.

Feb. 14, 2017

Characters mature as ‘Girls’ comes to its final season

Characters mature as ‘Girls’ comes to its final season

The show kicks off season 6 with a tryst in the Hamptons.

Dec. 6, 2016

22 gifts for the honorary Gilmore Girl in your life

22 gifts for the honorary Gilmore Girl in your life

Oy with the Christmas list, already.

Nov. 29, 2016

‘Gilmore Girls’ revival brings a heavy dose of nostalgia

‘Gilmore Girls’ revival brings a heavy dose of nostalgia

Break out the pizza and Chinese food, and get ready to watch.

Nov. 11, 2016

Twelve things to binge watch, read and listen to over break

Twelve things to binge watch, read and listen to over break

Whether you love reading or watching TV, there’s something for you.

Jan. 25, 2016

Bingeworthy/Cringeworthy: ‘Man Seeking Woman’ is original and familiar all at once

Yes, FXX’s absurd comedy has penis monsters and destination weddings in hell, but it’s also got the DNA of observational sitcoms in its blood.

Nov. 27, 2015

Talk TV to Me: Wrestling isn't just about wrestling

WWE professional wrestling is not just about athleticism: It’s like a soap opera with no ending in sight.

Nov. 15, 2015

Talk TV to Me: ‘Master of None’ is a master class in comedy

That crossover nobody asked for turned out to be successful and entertaining!

Oct. 21, 2015

Talk TV to Me: ‘Quantico’ thrills and surprises audiences

ABC’s breakout hit series starring former Miss World Priyanka Chopra is the show to watch this fall.

Oct. 17, 2015

Talk TV to Me: Jane Austen, meet YouTube

Hank Green and Bernie Su’s adaptations of two Jane Austen classics make them more timeless than ever before.

Oct. 8, 2015

Talk TV to Me: “But in the book—”

Talk TV to Me: “But in the book—”

Columnist Gabriela Velasquez discusses what book-based shows should and should not do.

Oct. 6, 2015

Show Me: What have MU’s notable been up to?

From show business to sports to journalism and more, former Tigers represent MU across the country.

Sept. 23, 2015

Talk TV to Me: Give these “super” returning series a watch!

Columnist Gabriela Velasquez guarantees there is a superhero show out there for everyone.

Sept. 16, 2015

Talk TV to Me: “Star Wars Rebels” isn’t just for kids

Columnist Gabriela Velasquez wants you to give this “Star Wars” cartoon a shot!

Sept. 8, 2015

Talk TV to Me: Tatiana Maslany wows in BBC America’s sci-fi thriller

Talk TV to Me: Tatiana Maslany wows in BBC America’s sci-fi thriller

Columnist Gabriela Velasquez reviews "Orphan Black."

Sept. 2, 2015

‘Sense8' offers new perspectives with a unique premise

With engaging characters, an exciting premise and impressive production values, Netflix’s newest drama is changing the game.

Aug. 26, 2015

USA drama 'Suits' digs into characters, explores inner conflicts

The USA drama delves deeper into its characters than many other cable series.

May 24, 2015

What to watch: Summer Netflix binges

MOVE provides your rainy day fix or alternatives when your queue is in a drought

April 21, 2015

Dear Netflix: ‘Daredevil’ brings Marvel to the even smaller screen

With a 13 episode mini-series agreement, will Marvel manage to give the hero the time his story warrants?

April 14, 2015

Dear Netflix: Fall in love with the show ‘OITNB’ wishes it could be

Can’t wait until June for season three of “OITNB”? Columnist Elana Williams got something better.

April 7, 2015

Dear Netflix: ‘Portlandia’ finds subtlety, satire, surprising success

Just in time for Sleater-Kinney in Columbia, Columnist Elana Williams explores guitar/vocalist Carrie Brownstein (and Fred Armisen)’s acting/writing creds.

April 1, 2015

Dear Netflix: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” fails to break comedic barriers

If you like Buddy the Elf, Netflix’s new show is for you, but if not, oh well.

March 17, 2015

Dear Netflix: Mental illness misrepresented in ‘United States of Tara’

In real life, we don’t talk about mental illness at the dinner table.

March 10, 2015

Dear Netflix: On my weekly writing process

“Every week, without fail, I get undeniably obsessed with my subject series.”

March 8, 2015

Dear Netflix: ‘House of Cards’ deserves its hype

Columnist Elana Williams on the hit Washington-based drama.

March 6, 2015

Dear Netflix: Historical inaccuracies the least of worries for ‘The Tudors’

Henry VIII had this much sex in real life, but he weighed around 400 pounds at his death. Talk about uncommitted actors, folks.

March 3, 2015

Dear Netflix: Prison made pretty in ‘OITNB’

Columnist Elana Williams wonders, “Dear high school me, how did you ever give up on a show with a title sequence sung by Regina Spektor?”

Feb. 10, 2015

Dear Netflix: ‘Freaks and Geeks’ is a 90s must-watch

Columnist Elana Williams on the cult classic that lets you watch your fave stars (when they were age-appropriate).

Feb. 3, 2015

Dear Netflix: How not to binge-watch

Columnist Elana Williams admits she has a problem.

Jan. 27, 2015

Dear Netflix: Sex and drugs in a Showtime gem

Columnist Elana Williams on the Bukowski of Showtime.

Jan. 20, 2015

Dear Netflix: What makes good crime TV?

Columnist Elana Williams waxes philosophical on shows like “NCIS,” “Criminal Minds.”

Dec. 2, 2014

Pop Culture Shock: The halo effect

MOVE Columnist McKenna Bulkley on her not so (Victoria’s) Secret obsession — the Angels.

Nov. 25, 2014

Think outside the boom box: A Love Letter to Dave Grohl

Columnist Patrick McKenna thanks the virtuoso rock legend for brilliance.

Nov. 18, 2014

ICYMI: Watch and learn: Three YouTube shows that entertain

Forget “Late Night”: Columnist Ellie Papadakis shares three online talk shows you should watch.

Oct. 21, 2014

Think outside the boom box: Dave Grohl shines light on Chicago blues

Music columnist Patrick McKenna recaps the HBO premiere of ‘Sonic Highways’

Sept. 30, 2014

Fall TV hits & misses

MOVE breaks down what to watch and what to skip.

Sept. 30, 2014

Pop Culture Shock: ‘Rich Kids’ set a bad example

Columnist McKenna Bulkley on the hot mess of ‘Rich Kids of Beverly Hills.’

Sept. 23, 2014

Horsin’ around with BoJack Horseman

Underneath the banter and crude jokes, there is a darkness to BoJack.

Sept. 9, 2014

Rants and Reviews: Cinematic quality comes to TV

Columnist Robert Mecchi on how cinematic shows are growing rapidly.

April 15, 2014

Channel Vision: Shame on S.H.I.E.L.D.

TV columnist Crystal Duan on why Marvel Studios is better off keeping their heroes on the big screen

April 1, 2014

Channel Vision: Burnt out by television (almost)

TV columnist Crystal Duan on why too much good TV can almost be a bad thing

March 18, 2014

Channel Vision: Jane Austen’s classic remains, well, classic

TV columnist Crystal Duan on why you should read “Pride & Prejudice,” watch “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries” and heck, read “The Secret Life of Lizzie Bennet,” too

March 12, 2014

Channel Vision: ‘True Detective’ concludes its first generation

TV columnist Crystal Duan on how you should watch “True Detective” even though Matthew McConaughey’s run just ended

March 6, 2014

MOVE TV:

‘Walking Dead’ remains simply “Meh.”

Spoiler alert I’ve been meaning to keep up with my posts on “The Walking Dead” more frequently this semester, but sometimes life gets in ...

March 4, 2014

Speaking of Culture: West presents ‘Shades of Sherlock’

Professor Nancy West will talk about the famous detective and his many incarnations Sunday.

March 4, 2014

Channel Vision: Spinning your wheels with spin-offs?

TV columnist Crystal Duan on the successes and failures of TV spin-off culture

Feb. 25, 2014

Channel Vision: A truly ‘Master’-ed show

Crystal Duan on how “Masters of Sex” skillfully does a (somewhat) historically accurate, steamy story

Feb. 18, 2014

Death by TV can occur in real life when death on TV happens

TV columnist Crystal Duan on how television character deaths are really, really bad for the soul

Feb. 11, 2014

MOVE TV:

‘The Walking Dead’ takes a turn for the better with midseason premiere

As always, watch out for spoilers! The midseason premiere of “The Walking Dead” finally gave me something that’s been missing for a while: hope ...

Feb. 11, 2014

Channel Vision: A more sparkly saga

TV columnist Crystal Duan on why you should tune in to some supernatural loving

Feb. 4, 2014

Sophomore Hailey Moore plays role in new web series

Sophomore Hailey Moore plays role in new web series

“Somebodies,” an Internet comedy series, will debut Feb. 17.

Feb. 4, 2014

Channel Vision: Nostalgic for realistic teen dramas

TV columnist Crystal Duan on the days when adolescents were redeemable in a more simplistic way

Jan. 28, 2014

‘Orange is the New Black’ author to speak Feb. 5 at Missouri Theatre

Kerman will come to MU to inform students on prison reform and her experience with the Netflix series.

Jan. 28, 2014

Channel Vision: Greendale says ‘Bon Troyage’

TV columnist Crystal Duan on how “Community” will remain the greatest show of all time… even without Troy Barnes

Jan. 21, 2014

Channel Vision: When unconventional comedic premises work

TV columnist Crystal Duan on why ‘Enlisted’ and ‘Brooklyn Nine Nine’ are actually funny

Dec. 3, 2013

Channel Changer: Sarah’s Declassified Break Binging Guide

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on which shows to watch during the month-long break

Nov. 19, 2013

MOVE TV:

Zombie show fails to impress with fourth season

Warning: spoiler alert Let me preface this entire post by saying the most recent episode of “The Walking Dead” made me mad. Like, really, really ...

Nov. 19, 2013

Channel Changer: Stopping at ‘Ground Floor’

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on TBS’s promising new series, starring “Pitch Perfect” alum Skylar Astin

Nov. 13, 2013

Audition tape brings senior one step closer to dream

Audition tape brings senior one step closer to dream

Brendan Giljum had a dream. And then he chased it.

Nov. 13, 2013

Channel Changer: I miss you, ‘Happy Endings’

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on the ABC sitcom’s undeserved cancellation

Nov. 5, 2013

Channel Changer: Creating binge-watchers, one friend at a time

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on her journey to turn her friends into TV fanatics

Oct. 29, 2013

Channel Changer: It’s raining zombies

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on the gripping start to the fourth season of “The Walking Dead”

Oct. 22, 2013

Channel Changer: The ‘Mother’ of all final seasons

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on the unusual, but poignant final season of "How I Met Your Mother"

Oct. 17, 2013

MOVE TV:

‘The Walking Dead’ is back

Warning: spoilers aplenty As far as season premieres go, “30 Days Without An Accident” was a weird one. In the time between seasons three and ...

Oct. 15, 2013

Channel Changer: Watch this, skip that

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple reviews a handful of freshmen series

Oct. 8, 2013

MOVE TV:

Are you ready for the return of “The Walking Dead”?

Warning: If you’re not caught up with the show, this def contains spoilers Now that I’ve stopped crying over the series finale of ...

Oct. 8, 2013

Channel Changer: Turkey (California), here we come

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on why the world needs more of “The O.C.”

Oct. 1, 2013

Channel Changer: Goodbye, ‘Breaking Bad’

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on that satisfying series finale

Sept. 25, 2013

MOVE TV:

NewTube: The hero that TV deserves

Shows might be premiering left and right now that we’ve hit the mid-September/October sweet spot of fall TV action, but they all pale ...

Sept. 24, 2013

Channel Changer: The dynamics of will-they-or-won’t-they TV couples

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on the complexities of television romance

Sept. 17, 2013

The 2013 Emmys’ black (‘Naughty’) list

Some shows didn’t get some mistletoe-like lovin’ this year

Sept. 17, 2013

Channel Changer: Countdown to the Emmys

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple anticipates the winners of the annual awards show

Sept. 14, 2013

MOVE TV:

‘Cold Justice’ brings reality and believability to crime television

It’s been a while since I last blogged, and now premieres are happening faster than you can say “But my dorm doesn’t have ...

Sept. 10, 2013

Channel Changer: Crazy online relationships exposed on ‘Catfish’

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on the ridiculous hoaxes of MTV’s reality show

Sept. 3, 2013

Channel Changer: Twitter loves TV

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on how the social networking site is changing the way we watch the tube.

Aug. 27, 2013

Channel Changer: Crossing “The Bridge”

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on FX’s brand new cop drama

Aug. 20, 2013

Channel Changer: Summer TV binging is hard to do

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on the woes of summer marathons

Aug. 6, 2013

MOVE TV:

NewTube: What's hot for tomorrow and 'The Tomorrow People'

Good day, fellow TV enthusiasts. (I’m assuming you, the college audience, aren’t reading this at night, because you either have cooler parties to ...

July 31, 2013

Close encounters of the nerd kind

A look at what’s new in geek culture

July 8, 2013

Channel Changer: Why 'The Newsroom' is a show you can’t miss

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on HBO’s unique journo-centered series

June 3, 2013

Channel Changer: The season of season finales

TV columnist Sarah Kloepple on the those pesky little TV show wrap-ups

May 2, 2013

Couch Potato: A PSA on spoilers

TV columnist Jack Howland on why spoilers need to stop

April 25, 2013

Couch Potato: Please, watch ‘Breaking Bad’ this summer

TV columnist Jack Howland on his final piece of advice to readers

April 18, 2013

Couch Potato: Time to watch 'The Americans'


TV columnist Jack Howland on FX’s devilishly entertaining espionage saga

April 11, 2013

Column:

Couch Potato: Saying farewell to 'The Office'

TV columnist Jack Howland on what it means to say goodbye to NBC's workplace comedy

April 4, 2013

Couch Potato: You kill or you die – or you die and you kill

TV Columnist Jack Howland on the poignant, destructive third season of ‘The Walking Dead'

March 14, 2013

Column:

Couch Potato: It might be time to watch C-SPAN

TV columnist Jack Howland on the implications of last week’s epic filibuster

March 7, 2013

Couch Potato: If TV were more like True/False

TV columnist Jack Howland on Columbia's documentary film festival and why TV should be paying attention

Feb. 28, 2013

Column:

Couch Potato: Holy matrimony with 'Parks and Recreation'

TV columnist Jack Howland on last week's wedding episode and why it's so damn important.

Feb. 21, 2013

Column:

Couch Potato: The Following' is not worth your time

TV columnist Jack Howland on Fox's new cold, cynical and all-around awful drama

Feb. 14, 2013

From 'Boy Meets World' to 'Girl Meets World'

From 'Boy Meets World' to 'Girl Meets World'

As the premiere of 'Girl Meets World' quickly approaches, we take a look back at 'Boy Meets World.'

Feb. 14, 2013

Column:

Couch Potato: The era of binge-watching

TV columnist Jack Howland on Netflix's "House of Cards" and why it's so deliciously dangerous

Feb. 7, 2013

Column:

Couch Potato: R.I.P. "30 Rock"

TV columnist Jack Howland on the legacy of the most quotable sitcom of all time

Jan. 31, 2013

Column:

Couch Potato: Guys, watch 'Girls'

TV columnist Jack Howland on why 'Girls' doesn't deserve its stigma

Jan. 27, 2013

MOVE Pop Culture:

“Time Framed” Xian Mikol shares about the new series, modeling and co-star Ian Somerhalder

When I first saw the trailer for short film series “Time Framed” on Tumblr, I was absolutely hooked. With the “The Vampire Diaries” in my ...

Jan. 24, 2013

Column:

Couch Potato: The Golden Age is upon us

TV columnist Jack Howland on why today’s TV is the best ever

Oct. 15, 2012

MOVE Pop Culture:

Small Screen, Big Talent: The British Invasion, Part 2

(Read “The British Invasion, Part 1” here.) The Bad: “The Inbetweeners” “The Inbetweeners” is a British young adult comedy about Will McKenzie, a private school ...

Sept. 24, 2012

64th Emmy Awards lend few surprises

Hollywood’s best gathered for a fairly dull night of name-reading and trophy-awarding.

Sept. 17, 2012

MOVE Pop Culture:

Small Screen, Big Talent: The British Invasion, Part 1

Within the past 10 years, there has seemed to be a fascination with making American adaptations of British television shows. Most people tend to be ...

Sept. 6, 2012

MOVE Pop Culture:

Confessions of a 'Breaking Bad' addict: The first step to kicking an addiction ...

The first step to kicking an addiction is admitting you have a problem. So here it is. Here is my profound and long-overdue confession of ...

Sept. 19, 2011

Arts & Entertainment:

‘Terra Nova’ — 5 out of 5 stars

Steven Spielberg has a reputation for directing and producing amazing science fiction adventures. From “Jurassic Park” to “E.T.,” almost everything Spielberg has put his ...

Sept. 13, 2011

Column:

'Fall'ing in love with the season's movies, TV, fashion and treats

Andy Williams had it all wrong. Christmastime is not the most wonderful time of the year — fall is. Award-quality movies, TV shows returning, sweaters and ...