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The Last of Us television series is set to produce a second season after the success of the first season.

Review | Reflecting on “The Last of Us”

Leylah Moreno, Art Director December 14, 2023

At the start of the year, HBO Max's release of post-apocalyptic drama series “The Last of Us” took the internet by storm, earning a rating of a whopping 96% on Rotten Tomatoes and setting records at...

The Last Of Us is a perfect example of what a good video game adaptation should be — and should set a standard for other attempts to turn a video game into a film or series.

The last of poor adaptations

Freedom Tomasello, Opinions Editor February 2, 2023

Video-game adaptations are a controversial topic that brings to mind many poor TV shows and movies that failed to follow the content they were supposedly based on, such as “Resident Evil” and “Mario,”...

The popular Netflix show Wednesday is a fun, morbid extension of the classic spooky film series, The Addams Family.

Review: I prefer to be vilified

Kennedy Tetour, Managing Editor December 22, 2022

Netflix’s new spin on “The Addams Family” was released on Wednesday Nov 23 and was met with marvel and excitement from audiences across the world. “Wednesday” is the talk of the town, sharing...

Heratstopper has quickly become a beacon of LGBTQ+ representation in the media, and has drawn in plenty of teenage fans.

Review: Say ‘Hi’ to ‘Heartstopper’

Alayna Majkrzak, Opinions Editor May 20, 2022

"Heartstopper" came out on April 22, 2022 after people had been waiting since it had been announced. It’s wildly popular due to the iconic comics that center around teenagers finding who they are and...

Cuphead uses a unique vintage style of animation to portray the tale of two brothers off to find adventure.

Review: Owe the devil your soul

Beth Brackmann, Freshman Correspondant March 11, 2022

A new string of Netflix originals introduces a new animated series “The Cuphead Show.” Unlike some other video game-based series, this one is funny and great to watch with the whole family.   The...

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