“People are All We’ve Got”: Finding Hope in Humanity and Other People

The flamboyant cast of characters goes through heartbreak, grief, unbearable family dinners, vain attempts at human connection, fear of failure, and for the most part, universal experiences. The series feels very down to earth, and its relatability is one of its greatest assets. It carries out a message of hope.

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REVIEW: ‘Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness’ (2021) Blatantly Repeats The Past

‘Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness’ is the franchise’s latest attempt to break out of video games, but this politics-heavy thriller doesn’t do anything to break the mold.

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How Representation Helped Rescue My Mental Health

A personal look at how on screen representation can be life-changing.

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REVIEW: ‘Castlevania’s’ (2021) Final Season Is a Fitting End to the Best Video Game Adaptation

Castlevania nearly hits a home run with a satisfying conclusion that only has a couple of bumps along the way.

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What ‘WandaVision’ Could Mean For the Future of Prestige TV

WandaVision put Marvel in the world of TV in a big way, but is it enough to be good for television’s future?

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Nostalgia, Toxic Masculinity, and Geek Culture in ‘Stranger Things’

While incorporating pop culture references, Stranger Things is a case study of the different hyper-masculine and nerd characters that are portrayed on the show.

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The Progression of Werewolf Stereotypes in the Media

These tropes have been around since the dawn of film and TV, and before that in books, stories, plays and other media.

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Lyra’s World: Adapting His Dark Materials

The two adaptations took very different approaches to Lyra’s story but neither have managed to capture what makes the original books so popular.

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[Nostalgia Week] The Hidden Subtext of Nickelodeon

So, having been a Nickelodeon kid through and through, I’ve decided to take a look back at my own childhood shows to find the hidden layers ready to be revealed.

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