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‘The Crown’ brings Princess Diana into the royal picture

The events of the show’s first three seasons, which saw Claire Foy, and later, Olivia Colman, step into the twinset and pearls of the United Kingdom’s still-reigning monarch, may have been somewhat unfamiliar to those watching all the way across the pond. Within the first few minutes of season four, however, we meet the character that will turn “The Crown” from series to blockbuster: Princess Diana.

Netflix’s ‘Grand Army’ examines, condemns systemic injustice

The series, centered around a Brooklyn high school of the same name, follows a group of teenagers as they navigate not only the usual coming-of-age fare, but also an intense traumatic experience after a bomb is set off outside of their school.

‘Looking for Alaska’ clings to Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope

Turns out the Manic Pixie Dream Girl isn’t quite dead (or is she?). Hulu takes another stab at original content (okay, “The Handmaid’s Tale” was pretty good) in the young adult mystery “Looking for Alaska,” an eight-episode streaming miniseries that premiered on Oct. 18. Adapted from the wildly successful John Green novel of the same […]