Wednesday, May 29, 2024
After a couple of years, the Doctor is back and more fabulous than he’s ever been. Having had two adventures so far with Ruby Sunday (Millie Gibson), which are now available on Disney+, we’ve seen a return to serialized storytelling that feels fresh in the age of streaming. From a futuristic baby farm to the Swinging Sixties, the new...
For the spring season, what seems to be in the cards for anime fans are continuing fantasy series with powerhouses such as “KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World! 3,” “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3” and “The Misfit of Demon King Academy II Part 2.” Amongst these highly anticipated series is arguably the progenitor...
*Spoilers* A wolf, a moth and crystal tears fashioned from clear glass set the fantastical yet misleading background for Netflix’s latest release “The Tearsmith” on April 4, 2024. Based on the international best-selling Italian novel “Fabbricante di lacrime” by Erin Doom, the film follows the blossoming forbidden romance between Nica (Caterina Ferioli) and Rigel (Simone Baldasseroni) from their time at...
Patricia Highsmith’s 1953 novel, “The Talented Mr. Ripley”, is about wanting a life that is just out of reach and doing anything to make it yours. For Tom Ripley, a young working-class boy allowed to travel to Italy, this wanting is homoerotic — and eventually turns deadly. Translating that desire onto the screen is something that several filmmakers have...
*Content Warning: This article discusses child sexual abuse and sexual assault* Many older Gen Z and young Millennials grew up watching either Nickelodeon or Disney Channel. On the Nickelodeon side, the content was geared heavily toward kids’ silliness and random, playful humor. The television network created many iconic shows such as “All That,” “The Amanda Show,” “Drake and Josh,” iCarly,”...
Nickelodeon’s animated series, “Avatar: The Last Airbender” (2005-2008) was one of their most successful shows. With a massive following and an endless amount of positive reviews, the show has become a cult classic and many fans’ top favorite series. In 2018, Netflix announced a “reimagined, live-action” series from the original cartoon. People were then split as they were hesitant...
Mockumentaries have consistently been successful for American television with well-known sitcoms such as “The Office,” “Modern Family” and “Parks and Recreation.” The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) introduced another mockumentary sitcom, “Abbott Elementary.” on Dec. 7, 2021. Since its initial release, the series has garnered plenty of positive reviews and attraction from viewers. Fans were eagerly awaiting the season’s three...
This romantic holiday, Amazon Prime Video viewers can treat themselves to the new, sleek reboot of “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” in the new eight-episode series starring Donald Glover and Maya Erskine. The new 2024 TV spin-off is a co-production by Amazon Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc (MGM) and New Regency, came hitting the ground, releasing all episodes on Feb. 2. The...
On Dec. 19, the first two episodes of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians,” based on the renowned book series of the same name by author Rick Riordan, came out on Disney+. Every Tuesday up to Dec. 30, a new episode has been released following the main character, Percy Jackson, and his two friends, satyr Grover and daughter of Athena...
Three years after dropping the pilot episode, “Hazbin Hotel" released the first four episodes of its first season on Jan. 19, 2024, on Amazon Prime Video. This new series features an assembly of chaos, antics and frighteningly good songs and motifs that will keep you glued to the screen. “Hazbin Hotel,” created by Vivienne Medrano, more commonly known as...