Tag: television

HBO’s The Last of Us season two will only be seven episodes long

Somehow, it’s already been almost a year and a half since the first season of The Last of Us arrived on HBO. Things are well underway with the second season, and we’ve known for a while that it won’t premiere until 2025. We still don’t know exactly when to expect…

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X-Men ‘97 didn’t have to go that hard

The following article discusses spoilers for the first season of X-Men ‘97. I was excited about the return of the ‘90s Saturday morning cartoon version of the X-Men. Still, I wasn’t sure Marvel, under the auspices of Disney, could deliver on the flavor of the original while also making a…

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Doctor Who is back, louder and more chaotic than before

Doctor Who is famous for constantly reinventing itself while remaining more or less exactly the same. The show has had a rough few years, which has led to some dramatic changes behind the scenes. Russell T. Davies, who was behind Doctor Who’s 2005 revival, has stepped in to rescue the show.…

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What we watched: Bluey’s joyful finales

It’s never good to recommend a comedy by saying it makes you weep, but somehow Bluey, a comedy for kids, feels more real and more truthful than anything else on TV. I see so much of myself in Bandit’s triumphs and failures as he tries to parent his two daughters.…

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Apple renews For All Mankind and announces a spinoff series set in the Soviet Union

For All Mankind is coming back for a fifth season of space-based alt-history hijinks on Apple TV+. This is unsurprising news, given the near-universal critical acclaim heaped on season four. However, the company also surprise-announced a spinoff series called Star City that will follow the Russian space program. Original series…

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Netflix’s Squid Game: The Challenge trailer confirms it missed the message

Netflix has dropped a trailer for the upcoming reality series Squid Game: The Challenge. The forthcoming show starts with 456 contestants competing for a $4.56 million prize in events repackaged (minus the brutal violence) from the scripted series. What better way to follow a fictional critique of modern capitalism’s exploitation…

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