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Outlander is multilayered and fascinating

TIME TRAVEL, KILTS, AND WHISKEY KEEPS AUDIENCE ATTENTION Nearly three decades ago, in 1991, Diana Gabaldon wrote the first of eight— soon to be nine—books in the Outlander series. This sweeping, time-traveling epic tells the tale of Scotland’s historical and continued fight for freedom, alongside

Second season expands Stranger Things world

HAWKINS HAS NEW RESIDENTS When Stranger Things debuted in 2016, it became an instant hit. Viewers clung to the 80s nostalgia and a rebirth of The Goonies gang. Often times with popular shows, there’s a myth that succeeding seasons can’t possibly surpass the quality of the

The Walking Dead premieres with 100th episode

NEW SEASON KEEPS FANS ANTICIPATING MORE The 100th episode of The Walking Dead premiered Sunday, October 22nd on it’s eighth season with “Mercy.” It did not disappoint. The season seven finale left fans with a brewing war between Rick’s (Andrew Lincoln) gang and the show’s

Rick and Morty season three recap

SEASON FINALE LEAVES FANS UNRESOLVED Rick and Morty is a popular, adult animated TV show on Adult Swim. The show, created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon, focuses on a drunken, genius scientist—Rick Sanchez—and his socially anxious grandson—Morty Smith. The duo goes on interdimensional quests

Blade Runner 2049 lives up to expectations

A WORTHY REVIVAL DESPITE LOW TICKET SALES Blade Runner 2049 is nothing short of spectacular. Thirty years after the events of the 1982 film, a new blade runner LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling) unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what is

Flatliners falls short of substantial storyline

LACKLUSTER REBOOT CRITICALLY PANNED Flatliners, is a remake of the 1990 film of the same title, starring Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, and Kiersey Clemons. The film is about a group of medical students who want to know what happens after death,

Broad City’s season premiere reveals backstory

DUO PAYS HOMAGE TO SLIDING DOORS In a dizzying, hilarious homage to the film Sliding Doors, Broad City’s Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson return to Comedy Central for the show’s premiere episode of season four. Splitting the story of how the pair met into two

AHS: Cult Launches controversial season

SEASON FILLED WITH POLITICAL COMMENTARY American Horror Story: Cult premiered its season seven episode “Election Night” on Sept. 5, and viewers can expect an especially political season. The anthology series is known for its bizarre themes and graphic content. This season focuses on what happened