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

‘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.

RWBY Volume Five is a Bumpy Road

Series creator Monty Oum passed away during the production of “Volume 3.” (Photo courtesy of Roosterteeth) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “RWBY’s” fifth volume leaves its viewer wondering where the time went. First airing on Oct. 7, “Volume Five” ran for three months before concluding on Jan. 27. Set in an original world, “RWBY” follows the

‘The Punisher’ is brutally well done and criminally underrated

The Punisher has been adapted into three feature films since the character’s debut in 1974. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Marvel’s brooding, skull-ornamented vigilante is back for his fourth chance at a proper screen adaptation in Marvel’s Netflix exclusive series “The Punisher.” And this 13 episode master class is just about as

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