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Poster for Netflixs Heartstopper Kit Conner (left) and Joe Locke (right) as Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring. Season two of the hit show has NETFLIX

“Heartstopper” Season 2: predictions for what’s to come

Jenna Zaza May 1, 2023
The streaming service and “Heartstopper” author and screenwriter Alice Oseman posted the announcement on their Instagram accounts on April 24. While fans wait eagerly to see their favorite Brits on the screen again, here are some predictions for season two.  
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A scene from Run On (top left), Nevertheless (top right), Mine (bottom left) and Squid Games (bottom right. ILLUSTRATED BY BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

The increased representation of queer relationships in K-Dramas

Jenna Zaza March 21, 2023
In recent years, there has been a trend of increased representation of LGBTQ+ relationships in Korean dramas, or K-dramas. South Korea is traditionally an extremely conservative country, but this trend may be showing a shift in attitudes toward the queer community.
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The official poster for pixars new movie Onward. The movie came out on Feb. 29. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“Onward” is a magical experience, but it falls short of the high standards that Pixar has set.

Alexander Bakirdan March 8, 2020
I’ve never been disappointed by a fun and enjoyable movie like this before, but the entire time I was watching “Onward,” it felt like Pixar was holding back on me.
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