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Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Flash Season 3: The Scarlet Speedster is losing his charm

This article contains light spoilers Let’s get this straight: “The Flash” is a fun show. Its first season burst with excitement and confidence — a special kind of confidence that’s hard to come by in...

“Twin Peaks: The Return”

This article spoils major plot points of “Twin Peaks” seasons one and two. David Lynch and Mark Frost introduced “Twin Peaks” with a straightforward question that distanced itself from its 1990 soap-opera contemporaries: Who killed...

“Riverdale” Season 1: An engaging, but unusual teen drama

When “Riverdale” first premiered in late January of this year, the CW network had largely been infested with more action-oriented superhero shows — with the network pushing the likes of “Supergirl,” “The Flash,” “Arrow”...

“13 Reasons Why” is a gripping, unfiltered high school tale

Silence can be a powerful act. Perhaps fear resonates through your whole body as you struggle to find the right emotion to react to a specific event, so you stay silent. Or maybe you...

The potential of the “Iron Fist” stumbles in its execution

Netflix took a risk when it announced that it would be producing TV shows based on lesser-known Marvel properties such as “Daredevil,” “Jessica Jones,” Luke Cage” and “Iron Fist” and that it would all...

Riverdale presents gritty rendering of Archie Comics

Back in the 1940s, Archie Comics debuted the happy-go-lucky teenage adventures of Archie Andrews and his friends as they live through high school life in their town of Riverdale. It was a colorful, innocent...

FX’s “Atlanta”: Donald Glover’s 10-week short course in storytelling

Being a racial minority is not easy. Aside from a lack of representation, seeing your culture appropriated and your voice interpreted as either for or against the state (e.g. Colin Kaepernick) can make you...

Superheroes: The fight between television and film

The superhero genre has become a staple in today’s film and television industry. It’s become the driving force of contemporary blockbusters, with many of them becoming the highest-grossing movies every summer. Marvel and DC...

The ‘80s get a refreshing new twist in Netflix’s “Stranger Things”

The ‘80s were a time of magic and mystery in the film industry. With the likes of “Star Wars” and “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial,” films had a sense of adventure, awe and audiences with...

I Double “Daredevil” you to watch this

The nights of New York City are run amok with organized crime that ride or die in the drug business. That’s where the so called “Devil of Hell’s Kitchen,” the vigilante known as Daredevil,...