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Stranger: A Hidden Gem with a Fascinating Perspective of Reality

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief

December 27, 2017

The Korean drama Stranger, written by first-time screenwriter Lee Soo-yeon, captivates its audience with its complex plot driven by multidimensional perspectives and outstanding performances by its actors. In this drama, a pr...

The Much-Awaited 13 Reasons Why is Here

Anvitha Kachinthaya, Staff Writer

April 16, 2017

“If you’re listening, you’re too late.”   From New York Times bestselling book to the show everyone’s talking about, Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why has come a long way from its initial novel release ten years ago...

Sherlock: Season 4 Finale “The Final Problem” Stuns With Its Emotional Moments and Shocking Plot Twists

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

January 21, 2017

JANUARY 15, 2017- Since its creation in 2010 by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, BBC Sherlock has been a TV show known for its intelligent storylines and its title character, played by the actor Benedict Cumberbatch. In this modern tak...

Sherlock: “The Lying Detective” Is a Dark, Poignant Look at What It Truly Means to Love

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

January 12, 2017

The second installment of BBC Sherlock’s season four, directed by Nick Hurran and written by co-creator Steven Moffat, is everything that makes Sherlock one of the most loved, critically acclaimed shows on television. Action packed and twisted, it appeals to all of the thrill-seekers, the ones who watched Sherlock for its adventurous, modern spirit. More importantly, however, this episode of Sherlock unveils the strong relationship between Sherlock Holmes and John Watson in a way that has never been seen before.

Sherlock: Season 4 Premiere “The Six Thatchers” Is Complicated and Revolutionary

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

January 4, 2017

  After one year of planning and filming, BBC Sherlock’s co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss finally have Sherlock Holmes and John Watson return to London for another thrilling case concerning six smashed busts...


Kiana Meagher, Social Media Manager

August 30, 2016

In 1981, MTV aired its first music video, and music has never been the same since. Though most of us are too young to have memories of coming home at 5pm to watch the latest Madonna videos, our generation’s idea of music ha...

“Stranger Things”: The Next Show to Binge-Watch

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2016

The days of watching TV and eagerly awaiting the resolution of last week’s cliffhanger have almost disappeared. Helping them retreat into the past are Netflix’s “Original Series”, in house shows where episodes are not re...

BBC Sherlock’s Christmas Special The Abominable Bride – Strange but Somewhat Endearing

Ashley Kim

January 8, 2016

After a two year hiatus, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have finally put together a Christmas special so bizarre that it will make you laugh, cry, and confuse you all at once. When it was announced that BBC Sherlock’s Christmas...

Fear the Walking Dead TV Show Review

Audrey Nuñez

November 14, 2015

Note: This review contains some spoilers! This past August, Fear the Walking Dead, a TV show spinoff and prequel of the show The Walking Dead, premiered on the AMC network. The season opener begins with a young man named Nick...