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‘Shadow and Bone’ is strong adaptation of fantasy novel series

‘Shadow and Bone’ is strong adaptation of fantasy novel series

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

If you're looking for the newest fantasy series to watch, look no further. Netflix definitely has your back with “Shadow and Bone,” a new show with eight episodes filled with tons of action,...

Attack on Titan's final season wows fans with its explosive action and heart-wrenching story.

‘Attack on Titan’: Final season takes America by storm

Aliyah Rodriguez, Features & Lifestyle Editor April 8, 2021

The first part of “Attack on Titan’s” final season came to a mid-season close on March 28, and fans are still reeling from the heart-pounding anime’s cliffhanger.  Every so often, an anime...

Superman & Lois offers a refreshing take on the classic superhero.

‘Superman & Lois’ puts the Man of Steel in a refreshing family drama

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

“Superman & Lois” is the latest series to join the CW and was surprisingly good considering the overused trope of superheroes in media.   The premise of the series should not come as too...

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WandaVision surprises with bold new direction for Marvel Cinematic Universe

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

After almost 2 years of waiting, the MCU has finally returned and has created a whole new format with “WandaVision,” the new series streaming weekly on Disney+.     “WandaVision” definitely...

‘Flack’ is yet another tale of an American working aboard, with an unsatisfyingly edgy twist

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza , Staff Writer February 11, 2021

“Flack” is a British comedy-drama that follows Robyn, an American publicist played by Anna Paquin, working at a London based firm. Due to pay cuts and scheduling conflicts, it was unclear if the show...

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Saying peace out to ‘That ‘70s Show’ on Netflix

Owen Conway, Contributing Writer September 18, 2020

The removal of a fan-favorite television show from Netflix brings a new kind of sadness unique to the digital age we currently live in but is without a doubt a real kind. The streaming service lost...

Second season of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ introduces new family dynamics

Koreena Harnaraine, Contributing Writer August 19, 2020

“The Umbrella Academy,” a Netflix series about a family of seven skilled superheroes known as the Hargreeves, ended its first season by having siblings Five, Allison, Klaus, Luther, Diego, Vanya and...

New rom-com provides fun, crucial representation

Brian Connors, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 27, 2020

Romantic comedies are a longstanding tradition for Valentine’s Day. They provide a relatable, romanticized fantasy for couples to cuddle up to or a single pringle wanting something to indulge in. The...

Will Arnett carries “Lego Masters” with a self-aware sense humor to the energetic brick-building show.

‘Lego Masters’ builds firm foundation, lacks emphasis on creations

Joseph Ferrer, Staff Writer February 20, 2020

The creativity and skill that goes into designing Lego creations is often staggering. The new television series “Lego Masters” attempts to showcase this by pitting teams of talented Lego builders against...

BoJack struggles to keep his newfound sobriety after the demons of his past come to light in the final season of the Netflix original series.

Saying bittersweet farewell to ‘BoJack Horseman’

Alison Robles, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2020

The second half of the final season of “BoJack Horseman” premiered on Netflix on Jan. 31. Episode nine begins with BoJack at Wesleyan University where he’s landed a position as a professor in...

‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ will not be on repeat

Brian Connors, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 1, 2020

Just as it seemed prime-time television's obsession with musical comedies and dramas had simmered to a cool, the peacock network dropped a full-on karaoke crapshoot onto our television screens. "Zoey's...

Comedy Central's newest series focuses on Nora, a girl from Queens who is still living at home and trying to get her life together in her 30s.

‘Awkwafina is Nora from Queens’ lets its star shine

Brian Connors, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 1, 2020

Awkwafina is the moment. The comedienne rose to prominence after hilarious features in “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Ocean’s 8.” A standout performance in the critically acclaimed “The Farewell”...

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