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Across the Screen: CHS students, IB film teacher share thoughts about spreading culture by remaking TV shows from foreign countries

Across the Screen: CHS students, IB film teacher share thoughts about spreading culture by remaking TV shows from foreign countries

Richa Louis

December 13, 2018

Premiering on Jan. 2, Fox will air a celebrity-singing-competition-guessing game called “The Masked Singer” based on Korea’s “King of Mask Singer,” which debuted in 2015. Many students at CHS, like junior Sarah Hao, have seen the Korean version of the upcoming show and the trailer for Fox’s and ...

A Splash of Color: Students watch TV shows with more racial diversity

A Splash of Color: Students watch TV shows with more racial diversity

entertainment

March 20, 2015

One night while watching TV, junior Asif Hossain found himself relating what had been portrayed on TV to his own experiences in an eerily similar way. He had been watching the second episode of “Fresh Off the Boat,” a TV show that began airing last month that details the lives of members of a Chine...

Original TV series achieves popularity among CHS students

Original TV series achieves popularity among CHS students

Contributor

September 11, 2014

With 12 Emmy nominations, the Netflix original television series “Orange is the New Black” (OTINB) has more than enough to brag about. The series’ popularity caused its increasing fan base to flood social media networks with more than a million Facebook likes and nearly 800,000 Instagram and Twitt...

Entertainment double take. In troubling economic times, the entertainment industry plays it safe, skips the creativity.

perspectives

November 17, 2011

Have you seen this column before? If this piece were to follow the recent trends of our entertainment industry, chances are you would have. Who else rolled their eyes the first time they saw the preview for “Puss in Boots,” a spin-off of the popular “Shrek” series, or when the commercial for...