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Peter Dinklage, won his fourth Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Game of Thrones, Sunday at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards.

The Emmys spotlight television, see activism from celebrities

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | September 23, 2019

The 71st Emmy Awards premiered at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Like last year's Emmy Award Show, no one hosted this year, but there were a variety of award presenters, including the casts of “Veep,” “Game of Thrones,” “Empire” and “Keeping up with...

‘The Haunting of Hill House’ debuts with promising season

By Noah Thornburgh | November 4, 2018

Netflix Original series “The Haunting of Hill House” released its 10-episode run on Oct. 12, 2018, doubling down on both fall binge season and Halloween. Through extensive flashbacks and perspective shifts, the series explores the traumatic effects...

Netflix Shows To Watch

By Deanna Frances | January 21, 2016

Now that winter has made its return to DeKalb, staying warm and inside sounds like a great idea. If you’re a Netflix watcher like me, consider tuning into these Netflix originals returning this year:Premiering in February1. “Love”This Netflix original...

Season 3 of ‘House of Cards’ has dull, slow start

By Arthur Aumann | March 2, 2015

It appears the façade Frank and Claire Underwood have crafted is set to crack in season three of “House of Cards” (warning: spoilers ahead).The biggest shock of the premiere — the series was released in whole Friday on Netflix — was how little...

Kevin Spacey poses with the award for best actor in a television series - drama for “House of Cards” at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards  Sunday. The series returns to Netflix for its third season Feb. 27.

“House of Cards” may come crashing down

By Arthur Aumann | January 14, 2015

Kevin Spacey winning a Golden Globe wasn’t the only treat “House of Cards” fans got Sunday night: The first trailer of season three was revealed during the ceremony, and it looks as intoxicating as the first two.Season two ended with a climax fans...

“Boyhood,” “Birdman” soar at Golden Globes

By Arthur Aumann | January 12, 2015

Independent films “Birdman” and “Boyhood” won awards unexpectedly at the 72nd annual Golden Globe awards Sunday.These wins were among many shocks at the Globes. Another? “True Detective” didn’t receive any awards. Fortunately, several of...

(Left) Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) stands next to (right) Clair Underwood (Robin Wright) in a scene from House of Cards. The second season began Feb. 14.

‘House of Cards’ season two stands tall

By Josh Alfrey | February 16, 2014

Politicians in Washington D.C. are on the verge of collapsing like a house of cards.The second season of the Netflix original series “House of Cards” was released in whole on Valentine’s Day. Many shared their Friday with the charismatic and wonderfully...

‘Orange is the New Black’ could be the new must-see show

By Katie Finlon | July 8, 2013

Strip searches, sexual abuse by prison guards and the most unlikely of friendships all came from one suitcase full of money from a resurfaced drug deal.“Orange is the New Black,” which premieres Thursday, is an original Netflix series about a woman’s...