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‘Stranger Things’ season two returns twists, turns and the 80s

(Illustration by Abby Katz | Staff Illustrator)

By Sarah Morris / Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Putting the number two after a title is dangerous — sequels are hard to make and rarely live up to the originals. And while the second season of “Stranger Things,” released last Friday, falls victim in some ways to the sequel slump, it was a solid nine episodes that indulged in the things people...

‘Shall we begin?’: Dragons, the undead and murderous mortals take their final places in ‘Game Of Thrones’ premiere

Queen Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) and Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) weigh their options in The Great Game at the start of Game of Thrones' seventh season. (Helen Sloan/HBO)

By Matt Maielli / Contributing Editor

July 19, 2017

In the “Game of Thrones” season seven premiere, “Dragonstone,” the remaining pieces of the Great Game finally move into their places on the board. A large part of prestige television — which viewing audiences are drowning in lately — is waiting. That is definitely true of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and also true of S...

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