As the third wave of COVID-19 continues to decimate the country, it’s hard not to feel angry.
Since the start of the pandemic in the U.S., an average of almost 900 people have died every day, and millions have descended into poverty. Essential workers got a one-time stimulus check of $1,200 — an amount that wouldn’t cover a month’s worth of rent for most — and many have sacrificed their health.
There’s no single answer to why the U.S. is struggling so hard to keep the numbers down. Ed Yong of The Atlantic lays out some initial missteps by the…
The third season of Disenchantment has dropped on Netflix, which of the best parts of Part II do fans want to see repeated in Part III?
Disenchantment is Matt Groening’s third animated television show, housed exclusively on Netflix. While the show has had mixed reviews since its 2018 release, there are a lot of fans looking forward to Season 3 (called Part III) in hopes that the show will find its footing.
Parts I and II still have a lot to offer fans, including great performances from veteran voice actors…
The Witch is the acclaimed directorial debut of Robert Eggers. A lot more went into the production of the film that audiences might not know.
Director Robert Eggers has made a name for himself as a horror director who puts an immense amount of attention to detail and craftsmanship into his movies. (also written as The VVitch) is a great example of a horror movie that uses atmosphere, mood, and other cinematic modes of psychology to play on the fears of the viewer.
Moonlight captivated the nation when it premiered back in 2016, but fans of the film may not know some of the crucial behind-the-scenes details.
Every once in a while, a small-budget movie comes out of nowhere and becomes an instant classic, leaving a lasting impression for years to come. is certainly one of these films; it broke barriers by becoming the first film with an all-black cast to win the Oscar for Best Picture, and also the first film with LGBTQ subject matter to do so. …
Both It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia and Seinfeld have been hailed as the best sitcom ever, but which is truly deserving of the title?
Seinfeld is regarded as one of the greatest sitcoms to ever grace viewers’ television screens. Its cultural impact is certainly significant, and many other sitcoms and comedic shows have named Seinfeld as a source of inspiration and worked off of its success formula. It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia is one of these shows; it even paid homage to Seinfeld by reenacting a scene from “The Contest” in one episode.
Sketch comedy TV remained as popular as ever during the previous decade, and here are 10 of the best series of the era according to Rotten Tomatoes.
When viewers think of comedy sketch shows, the first thing they often think of is Saturday Night Live, and rightfully so; it’s one of the longest-running programs on network television with a rich comedic history, and one of the most recognized sketch comedies.
Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend Of Korra have returned into the lives of fans after Netflix added them. Here are reasons for their success.
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It’s difficult to compare the two since their situations were so different — both Avatar Korra and Avatar Aang accomplished some incredible feats. …
Steven Universe and its epilogue series, Steven Universe Future both excel at juggling a large cast of interesting and dynamic characters. Each one has a very real and spirited personality and many viewers can find at least one character they identify closely with. Fans will no doubt miss this epic and wholesome series.
Gemstones are often categorized as birthstones and paired up with astrological signs, so it’s only fitting to take a look at some of the characters of Steven Universe and theorize which astrological sign they would best fit. …
Pearl is without a doubt one of the most dynamic characters in Steven Universe, and she can be polarizing to fans in terms of her likability.She has endured a lot of struggles throughout her life, and she’s made some serious mistakes. Her character went through some amazing growth throughout the show, but before that, some of her choices were questionable and she had to unlearn some bad habits leftover from Homeworld.
Arguably, Pearl also endures more heartache and emotional pain than any other character in the series. …
There are so many things about Avatar: The Last Airbender that make it a fantastic series. Most would agree, however, that the character writing is something the show’s creators excelled at.
Most fans would immediately think of Zuko when asked which character had the best arc, but the creators certainly gave a lot of thought and care to the growth and personal journeys of other characters, as well. Here are ten characters from ATLA with some of the best arcs in the series and beyond.
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