North Texas Daily

The Dose

    Netflix’s ‘Ju-on: Origins’ weaves a disturbing, convoluted web of domestic horror

Netflix’s ‘Ju-on: Origins’ weaves a disturbing, convoluted web of domestic horror

Content warning: discussions of sexual abuse and extreme violence “I asked you why you are gathering these stories.” “Right. I could only say it was for a book. Even now, I can’t really explain why I gather them.” After this year’s widely panned side-story everyone seems to have forgotten about, “Ju-on/The Grudge” looks to expand its haunting grounds to TV with “Ju-on: Origins,” a six-episode horror mystery detailing the years

Read Full Article
    ‘Ramy’ season 2 opens show up to new characters

‘Ramy’ season 2 opens show up to new characters

I’m a huge fan of this wave of comedy television we’re getting recently. This is the kind of television that has plenty of creative freedom and doesn’t feel forced to focus on one specific character every single episode or even have them in it at all. “Ramy” is very much that kind of television. This might come as a surprise since the show is literally called “Ramy,” where Ramy Youssef

Read Full Article
    ‘Welcome to Chechnya’ is a devastating but insightful look into LGBTQ+ persecution in Russia

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ is a devastating but insightful look into LGBTQ+ persecution in Russia

Content warning: violence against the LGBTQ+ community “The door closes and you disappear, as if you were never in Russia.” This statement, said by one of the interview subjects in HBO’s “Welcome to Chechnya,” echoes the reality of life in the Russian republic as an LGBTQ+ person — someone finds out about your sexual orientation, and you are discretely disposed of by your family or the government. Chechnya’s anti-gay campaign,

Read Full Article
    Tropes in Entertainment Media: “Magical Negro”

Tropes in Entertainment Media: “Magical Negro”

In 2001, during a tour of college campuses, Spike Lee talked about his frustrations and dismay with Hollywoods’ continued use of certain Black stereotypes, noting that films like “Green Mile” and “The Legend of Bagger Vance” employ the use of the “Super Duper Magical Negro.”  “Blacks are getting lynched left and right, and [Bagger Vance is] more concerned about improving Matt Damon’s golf swing,” Lee said. This Black trope involves

Read Full Article
    HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’ reboot is more ‘True Detective’ than legal thriller

HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’ reboot is more ‘True Detective’ than legal thriller

Content warning: Discussion of suicide and infanticide “The Devil put Charlie Dodson in this box. He flew up from Hell, walked to our streets and laid his violent hand on this child’s head. Beatitudes for this day. Blessed be the police who will gather evidence against the Devil. Blessed be the attorneys who will prosecute the Devil. Blessed the jury who will convict the Devil! Blessed be the judge who

Read Full Article
    ‘The Twilight Zone’ season two gives hope to the series

‘The Twilight Zone’ season two gives hope to the series

Content warning: Spoilers ahead I admit it, I was thrilled when I initially heard that “The Twilight Zone” 2019 reboot was going to be Jordan Peele’s take on the classic series. Though he served as the narrator on screen, you could really feel Peele’s work as an executive producer behind the scenes as a viewer. As a series that bends from science fiction to the downright supernatural, “The Twilight Zone”

Read Full Article
    The final season of ‘Dark’ proves it’s one of the most brilliant series of all time

The final season of ‘Dark’ proves it’s one of the most brilliant series of all time

“It was just dark, and it never became light again. I had this peculiar feeling… that it was a good thing for everything to be over.” June 27 brought us back to the quiet town of Winden, located in the forests of Germany, in the quest to resolve that glitch in the matrix. “Dark” finally untied the knot with its third and final season, which delivered us with the same

Read Full Article
    ‘The Last of Us Part II’ is the pinnacle of cinematic gaming

‘The Last of Us Part II’ is the pinnacle of cinematic gaming

Naughty Dog has finally given the world the sequel to one of the greatest story-driven games of all time. Through delays and leaks, it has been a long road to salvation for fans of the franchise, and the reception seems to be a mixed bag. I will be reviewing “The Last of Us Part II,” available on PlayStation 4, and to do that, there needs to be a bit of context.

Read Full Article
    Tropes in Entertainment Media: “Bury Your Gays”

Tropes in Entertainment Media: “Bury Your Gays”

Representation is a wonderful thing. It allows young people to see portrayals of minorities and marginalized groups in a positive manner, which not only affects how others see them, but how they see themselves, too. But what happens when the characters that represent the most important aspect of your identity keep getting killed? Like, all the time? So much so that it even has a name. For members of the

Read Full Article
    You Shouldn’t Watch ‘You Should Have Left’

You Shouldn’t Watch ‘You Should Have Left’

“Somebody from here, Hans Eagle… he said an ant doesn’t know what a cathedral is or a power plant or a volcano. It’s the same with that house. You don’t know what you can’t know.” When it comes to horror, haunted house movies are not only one of the best subgenres, they’re some of the best kinds of movies period. “The Shining,” “The Haunting,” and more. Some of the best,

Read Full Article

Search Bar

Sidebar Thumbnails Ad

Twitter Feed

North Texas Daily @ntdaily
NEWS: Students report less motivation, higher stress levels with the transition to online learning📝@mckennacow 📸@JohnAndersontx https://t.co/KMpBCohxQi
h J R
North Texas Daily @ntdaily
@BrookeColombo: Total active cases are down again. The total does not account for recovered cases. Both student and employee total cases have decreased @ntdaily #UNT #coronavirus https://t.co/F3hLEJsP8b
h J R
North Texas Daily @ntdaily
OPINION: Milk: A glass of warm propaganda📝@vanessaranayy 🖼️@AustinBanzon https://t.co/d5ry4AWN5d
h J R

Sidebar Bottom Block Ad

Flytedesk Ad

Instagram