Grading the Biggest Differences Between HBO’s The Last of Us and the Game

Rest assured, The Last of Us fans: An adaptation of even the most beloved source material need not be faithful to be extraordinary. Still, when that source material is The Last of Us, one of the most applauded, expertly executed stories in the entirety of video game canon? It gets real tough to justify any […]

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How The Last of Us Made Its Zombie Fungus So Much More Real (and Terrifying)

Spoilers ahead. One of the freakiest sequences in the premiere episode of HBO’s The Last of Us takes place not when the hordes of mindless infected attack, but when an epidemiologist is asked for his thoughts on pandemics. During a flashback to 1968 in the episode’s opening scene, this epidemiologist—a man named Dr. Neuman—appears calm […]

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Harrison Ford Inspires Cast In New Comedy ‘Shrinking’

By BROOKE LEFFERTS, The Associated Press. Published: 13 hours ago When Bill Lawrence was developing his new Apple TV+ comedy ”Shrinking”, he introduced one character in the pilot script as a “Harrison Ford-type” — but never dreamed he would get the real deal. Although the showrunner has had comedy success working with big names and […]

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‘Pasoori’ Singer Ali Sethi Is All Set For Coachella As He Talks About ‘Cultural Awakening’

By Divya Goyal. Published: 4 mins ago Best known for blending classical Hindustani ragas with Western musical influences, Pakistani singer-composer Ali Sethi is a unique find on the Coachella lineup this year. The prestigious L.A.-based festival scheduled to take place in April is one of the most popular musical events in the world and considered […]

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Ariana Grande Sings Cover of ‘Over the Rainbow’ After Being Told She’s ‘Not a Singer’ Anymore

On Friday, Ariana Grande reminded her fans that, despite her many talents, she’s a vocalist first. The Grammy award winner is currently on the set of the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Wicked, just something she’s doing in between albums and hosting The Voice. Grande shared a TikTok in which she’s responding to people […]

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With the 21st-century period piece, cinema writes the history books

The Washington Post’s Philip L. Graham has been widely credited with declaring journalism “the first rough draft of history,” though as first drafts go, it’s especially rough. If for no other reason than posterity’s sake, the human species compulsively documents each day from the blinkered vantage of real time, collections of events and data synthesized […]

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