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“The Haunting of Bly Manor” is Netflix’s follow up to the critically acclaimed horror series “The Haunting of Hill House”. This time around, show creator Mike Flanagan (known for his horror films, which he has directed, wrote, and edited) beguiles us with his vision of the 1898 Henry James horror novella “The Turn of...

Warning!  This article will mention a spoiler from the first season and also discusses themes of the show. If you don’t want to know anything before watching it, please come back to this article once you’ve watched past the ninth episode. Thank you! “Mr. Robot” is a cyber thriller TV show that started in 2015 on...

On October 28, 2019, the last episode of “The Deuce” aired on HBO. The drama series started in 2017 and portrayed life and culture around Times Square in New York in the 70s and early 80s, when the area was a notorious red light district. This is a crass contrast to today’s experience where hordes of tourists are...

With the fall anime season upon us, there is a slew of new anime shows starting up, over 40+ new shows in fact, so I’m here to help highlight some of the biggest and best the anime industry have to offer this fall. This list will feature beloved shows making a return, newcomers looking to make their mark and...

Anime often gets a bad reputation among the general public. The truth is, most of our favorite childhood cartoons were anime — Pokemon, Sailor Moon, Naruto, Dragon Ball Z, Yu-Gi-Oh, etc. If you loved any of these, want to revisit your favorite childhood shows, or just want to get into anime, here’s a list of places to...

Last week Netflix released the trailer for their Adam-Wingard-directed adaptation of “Death Note.” Almost immediately they found themselves again facing accusations of Whitewashing over their casting of Natt Wolff as the lead character, Light. The controversy technically started back in 2015. American-Asian actor Edward...

Describing the premise of Cartoon Network series “Steven Universe” doesn’t do it justice. It’s about a half-alien 14-year-old that looks like a 10-year-old whose raised by three renegade warrior aliens exiled from their home world, where conflicts range from revolution against a twisted totalitarian government to...

Spoilers for the first season of “The Good Place” ahead: I was skeptical of “The Good Place” in the beginning. Cautiously awarding the first two episodes a 7 out of 10, the plot of “The Good Place”—bad person ends up in heaven by accident and must work to become a better person—was one that would seemingly struggle...

As TV adapts to the streaming format offered by Netflix, HBO, etc., networks as they exist will become more and more specific in order to find a core audience in a niche group who are willing to subscribe to them. They will begin aligning their programming with a genre in the same way networks like Comedy Central and...

There are a lot of TV shows on air right now—over 400. That means that the only people capable of watching all of them wouldn’t have the time to write up an end-of-year top 10 list of the best shows that aired in 2016, lest they miss one. This means that the idea of a “best” TV show becomes more meaningless as the...