Chapter eighteen of ‘The Mandalorian’ continues to explore a new father-son dynamic
By Ellie Estrema
For Mandalorian fans, there’s a lot to love about their favorite show, but one of the best parts is watching a father-son relationship develop between Grogu and the Mandalorian, Din Djarin. In a not-so-subtle nod to Westerns’ typical mentors and sidekicks, this is one of the most popular father-son-type duos to play out on screen in the Star Wars universe. However, the new permanence of the relationship since Grogu chose the Mandalorian as his family during “the Book ...
‘The Last of Us’ episode seven sticks true to the source but drags a little too long
By Ben Konuch
“We can just be all poetic and lose our minds together.”
Episode seven of “The Last of Us” starts with a desperate, panicking Ellie trying to keep a dying Joel from slipping away. After his injury in the last minutes of episode six, he’s losing too much blood, and while Ellie tries to find some way to stabilize him, he tries to tell her to leave him and go find Tommy. He doesn’t think he’s going to make it, and he doesn’t want Ellie to die alone in the cold ...