The Boys (Season 2)—A Diabolically Brilliant Season of Television

By far one of the greatest shows in both the comic book genre and in Amazon's catalogue was and remains to be The Boys. When season 1 hit last year, it took the world by storm with its hard-R spin on the superhero tropes that our culture has been absolutely obsessed with, particularly in these …

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The Umbrella Academy (Season 2)—Another Glorious Season of One of the Greatest Comic Book Shows of All-Time

One of the best Netflix shows that took the world by storm last year (2019 was a fantastic year to be a Netflix subscriber) was the first season of The Umbrella Academy, based on the Dark Horse comic book of the same name by Gerard Way. Filled with great quirky humor, lovable characters, and a …

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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (Season 1)—While Falling Occasionally Offbeat, This Show Hits the High Notes

Most of the attention on NBC this year has been on their recently launched Peacock service. Despite many annoyances plaguing audiences with the streaming limitations placed on the service, they have intrigued many to sign-up with their library of content, which includes favorites like Parks and Recreation, Monk, Psych, and many more. However, in their …

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Love, Victor (Season 1)—A New Gay Story That Falls Into the Same Pitfalls as the Film It Derives From

One of the biggest out-of-nowhere hits of 2018 was Love, Simon, based on the best-selling novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. It is quite the understatement to say this was a much needed film for the LGBTQA+ community as we have seen little to no representation in Hollywood outside of super-depressing …

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Guns Akimbo—A Movie About Twitch Chat on Steroids

Most people, at some point or another, have come across some sort of internet troll. If you are anything like me, I often find myself wondering what spineless lowlifes are behind the malicious keyboard attacks and what would happen if they were found out. Well, Guns Akimbo is a movie from New Zealand that does …

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The King of Staten Island—Review

Judd Apatow's newest film, The King of Staten Island is proof that Pete Davidson has what it takes to be a top tier comedian and actor. This film delivers tons of laughs while also being very heartfelt (something a lot of comedies these days never seem to merge). Between the amazing performances from Davidson, Marisa …

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The Great—A Hulu Original That Is As Its Name Implies

A few weeks ago, I began seeing ads for Hulu’s newest show, The Great, and became instantly interested. The show stars Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult as the dysfunctional royal couple Catherine (pre-the Great) and Russian Emperor Peter III, and they are surrounded by incredible supporting actors and actresses that play their various serfs, advisors, …

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Onward: Yet Another Fantastical Win for Pixar

Pixar has proven themselves time and time again as being one of the greatest film studios of all time (the Cars sequels notwithstanding). Their newest outing, Onward, continues the tradition of excellence. When people think of animated films, they normally think they are kid films, however, Pixar consistently delivers great animated adventures meant for adults …

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Emma.: An Auspicious Rendition of a Dainty Comedy of Manners

Jane Austen has a vast catalogue of literature that is ripe for retelling in various medium, and one that we seem to keep gravitating towards is Emma (first published in 1815), her final novel to be published during her life. Back in the ‘90s, Hollywood seemed determined to throw the story of Emma at us …

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Sonic the Hedgehog: The First Decent Children’s Movie of the Year

When the first trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog hit the web, the entire world cried out in horror at the terrible design, and it was relieving to see the studio listen to the outcry and redesign the character. The new design gave fans of the franchise high hopes that the studio will do a good …

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