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Add ‘The Legendborn Cycle’ to your to-be-read list

Suspense, romance, action and adventure were all elements of Tracy Deonn’s debut novel “Legendborn.” Released in September 2020, the book quickly gained popularity and made the bestseller list. Deonn released the sequel “Bloodmarked” in November 2022, which proved equally enthralling. The first novel follows sixteen-year-old…

Hollywood justice front and center

It has been a tumultuous time in show business and has reflected reality far more than anyone could have expected. On the set of “Rust,” actor and producer Alec Baldwin became involved in a stunt gone wrong when his gun carried live rounds without any…

Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special’ can’t quite capture seasonal magic

Lively. Cheerful. Heartwarming. These adjectives are often used to describe Christmas movies, but unfortunately, don’t apply to Marvel’s “The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special.” What separates this latest offering from the rest of superhero fare is that it comes with a much-needed side of…

Review: Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’ breathes new life into a timeless story

This year has seen multiple adaptations of the classic tale “Pinocchio,” with Disney releasing a live-action remake in August, and a strange Russian version starring Pauly Shore that premiered in February. While both of those versions of “Pinocchio” left much to be desired, it took…

What Pokémon’s newest releases show about complacency in video games

Two new installments in one of the world’s largest media franchises, “Pokémon Scarlet” and “Pokémon Violet,” were released to mixed critical reactions but overwhelming commercial success on Nov. 18. Both games continue the juggernaut’s momentum by selling 10 million copies in three days, making it…

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