The Daily Northwestern

The Rundown: Week of Oct. 14

Haley Boston, Columnist

October 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Gossip, Odds & Ends, Recaps, The Current

This week in the lives of the rich and famous… We’ve all heard of movie spin-offs of television shows (though they love to make us wait forever — that means you, “Arrested Development”), but have we ever successfully...

TV Review: ‘Nashville’ pilot out of tune, lacks originiality

Haley Boston, Columnist

October 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Recaps, Reviews, The Current, TV

A pilot episode of a one-hour drama is formulaic by nature because it must satisfy a variety of needs. It has to draw in the audience while establishing setting, character, plot, and most importantly, a lasting conflict. It must...

Football: Northwestern prepares big-game atmosphere against Nebraska

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

October 16, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

When Northwestern breaks out the black jerseys, it's a big game for the Wildcats. Two seasons ago it was the Wrigleyville Classic against Illinois, and last year it was the first of three consecutive night games when NU ho...

TV Review: With 4th season of ‘Modern Family,’ good things come to those who wait

Haley Boston, Columnist

October 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Recaps, Reviews, The Current, TV

You may have noticed by now due to the excess of advertisements, but in case you've been under The Rock (or without a TV), ABC’s most glowing, unique and well-written television comedy is back for a fourth season. If you haven’t...