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Game On: ‘The Last of Us’ show concludes in faithful fashion

The final episode of HBO’s screen adaptation of “The Last of Us” aired on Sunday, and I’m pleased to report that while it wasn’t perfect, season one was excellent overall – it delivered all the necessary plot beats, compellingly recreated the franchise’s apocalyptic setting and crafted some memorable characters.
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‘The Last of Us’ Continues Craig Mazin’s Hollywood Ascent

UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2023

About a decade ago, Mazin had carved out a solid career as a comedy screenwriter. Although his credits were hardly going to win over critics — “Scary Movie 3” and “Scary Movie 4” as well as the second and third installments of the “Hangover” trilogy among them — the calls from Hollywood executives kept coming. It was a steady and lucrative job.
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Netflix’s Murdaugh documentary series: 4 takeaways

UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2023

Netflix's "Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal" premiered in the United States on Feb. 22 during the trial of Alex Murdaugh, who is currently facing homicide charges for the fatal shooting of his wife, Maggie, and son Paul. He has maintained his innocence.
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Report: Richard Belzer, stand-up comic and TV detective, dies at 78

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 19, 2023

Richard Belzer, a revered actor and comedian known for playing wisecracking detective John Munch on numerous TV series — including “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” — reportedly has died. He was 78. Belzer died Sunday at his home in Bozouls, France, comedy writer Bill Scheft told the Hollywood Reporter. “He had lots of health issues, and his last words were, ...
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How former Seattleite Bonnie Garmus’ debut novel became a bestseller

Feb. 14—"If I could have dreamed it," said author Bonnie Garmus, "I wouldn't have dreamed it quite this big." Speaking on the phone from her home in London, the 65-year-old former Seattleite is living a writer's dream. Her acclaimed debut novel "Lessons in Chemistry," published last spring, has spent 39 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list for hardcover fiction, as of the Feb. 19 list, ...
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How Netflix’s new password-sharing rules will work

Feb. 7—Nearly six years ago, Netflix made a simple claim on Twitter: "Love is sharing a password." A lot of love has been going around since then — more than 100 million Netflix users share passwords with their friends, families, exes and even complete strangers, according to the company's fourth-quarter shareholder letter. But it seems the streaming giant has changed its mind on the meaning ...
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Northwest Passages to welcome Mandi Price, producer of upcoming Amazon series ‘Daisy Jones & the Six,’ as panelist for celebration of young Black voices

The Shadle and Gonzaga University alumnus has become a sought-after producer, with her previous project, "Archive 81," becoming Netflix's No. 1 show in January 2022. "Daisy Jones & the Six" continues her work with the Hello Sunshine production company, cofounded by actress Reese Witherspoon. Price was also a producer on the adaptation of "Little Fires Everywhere," which starred Witherspoon and Kerry Washington in a Hulu series based on Celeste Ng's novel. 

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