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How Low Can ‘Bojack Horseman’ Go?

How Low Can ‘Bojack Horseman’ Go?

Comedy Central acquired linear television rights to the series on Jul. 26, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Troy Lafond Conector Contributor On Friday, Sept.14, everyone’s favorite depressed horse returned to Netflix. The debut of “Bojack Horseman” season five has brought with it everything that the show has utilized to remain incredible. The juxtaposition of the

‘Sacred Lies:’ A cult classic?

‘Sacred Lies’ is based on the 2015 novel ‘The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly’ by Stephanie Oaks. (Photo courtesy of Angry Annie Productions) Taylor Carito Connector Editor One of two shows to ever generate interest off of Facebook Watch, “Sacred Lies” takes readers through underdeveloped characters, mysteriously disappearing plots, and a crazy cult that spent

‘Troy: Fall of a City’ falls short of potential

The show was filmed in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo courtesy of Endemol Shine Group) Josh Plunkett Connector Contributor This month, Netflix added the BBC’s new adaptation of the Trojan War for American audiences. This new interpretation of the war’s events includes a few compelling story elements, moments and characters never before delved into in

‘Jessica Jones’ season two starts slow but ends strong

The second season was first ordered in January of 2016 (Photo courtesy of Netflix). Brendan Jacques Connector Staff Out of the six full seasons of television that ultimately made up phase one of Netflix’s lucrative Marvel TV universe, the first season of “Jessica Jones” was undoubtedly the standout. With its choice to embrace the trappings

Top five best television show intro songs

The “Game of Thrones” theme was composed by Ramin Djawadi (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Television). Taylor Carito Connector Editor Choosing a theme song is a small but imperative part to creating a successful television show, and the most successful shows tend to have a hook or some way to get their audience to stay

‘Atlanta’ season two premiere: ‘Robbin’ season’ has begun

“Atlanta” has won two Golden Globes for best television series-musical or comedy and for best television actor for Donald Glover’s performance. (Photo courtesy of 20th Television) Andrew Haverty Connector Staff A kid walks into his friend’s house. He sits down and begins watching his friend play “FIFA.” They chat for a bit and his friend

Alter viewing plans away from ‘Altered Carbon’

“Altered Carbon” is based on the novel of the same name by Richard K. Morgan. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Owen Johnson Connector Editor A stereotyping of the science fiction genre would have it be described as slow, boring and dull. If that is the case, then “Altered Carbon” is the quintessential example of that stereotype.

‘The Chi’ attempts to defy racial stereotypes

“The Chi” has been renewed for a second season. (Photo courtesy of Showtime Networks) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Showtime’s breakthrough series “The Chi” is working to defy the typical stereotypes associated with Chicago’s South Side neighborhood and show a more humane side instead.  The riveting cast allows the show to standout and hold its ground.

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