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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The Bizarreness of ‘Squid Game’ is ironically real and intense

  Netflix Korea’s latest series, “Squid Game,” is taking the world by storm as a strange and violent show whose ruthless and depressing atmosphere exposes a dark reality of our society. And this was specifically...

‘Dear White People’ moves in a bold new direction for its fourth and final...

“Dear White People” was first released as a film in 2014 to critical and commercial success. Directed and written by Justin Simien, in 2017, he adapted his film into a Netflix television series, of...

‘The Bad Batch’ starts off a new journey in a changing galaxy

Released on May the Fourth, “The Bad Batch” celebrated “Star Wars” Day by introducing fans to a brand new animated series. “The Bad Batch” features Clone Force 99, also known as the Bad Batch,...

‘Mindhunter’: An enthralling true crime classic

True crime is one of those genres that has evolved significantly since it gained popularity in the 1990s. A superficial fascination with violent crime has morphed over time into a fascination with the person...

‘Invincible’ is action-packed and violently fun 

“Invincible” aired its first three episodes on Amazon Prime on March 27, but it had a history before hitting the streaming service. “Invincible” began as a comic book in 2003, written by Robert Kirkman...

‘Shadow and Bone’ explores the fantastical elements of Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse.

Book enthusiasts have been celebrating since the television show “Shadow and Bone” came out on April 23 on Netflix. It is based on the very popular young adult fantasy novels by Leigh Bardugo known...

‘Superman and Lois:’ Arrowverse’s unique spinoff sets the bar high

After brief glimpses of Clark Kent in “Supergirl,” Superman fans are in for a treat with Arrowverse’s new show, “Superman and Lois.” The Arrowverse crossover episode, “Crisis on Infinite Earths,” paved the path for...

CW’s ‘Walker’ is more a poorly written cowboy story than an action-packed reboot  

The CW network is known for its exciting DC shows, such as “The Flash.” Among its most popular TV shows, the season premiere of “Walker” was a huge hit for the CW, as it...

‘Bling Empire’ is the convoluted gray area between reality and escapism 

Reality television is meant to be the intersection between the real world and the escapism of fiction. Shows like “Bling Empire,” however, blur that line greatly, almost being fantastical enough to be considered fiction....

‘WandaVision’’s latest episode is a confirmation that Wanda’s grief is super powerful 

After several ambiguous episodes and much theorizing from the Marvel fandom, “WandaVision” has finally moved the curtain back. The newest episode of “WandaVision” has finally moved away from the sitcom narrative it has dedicated...