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The Lions Return: ‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’ Review

MaggieDavis/ February 26, 2017/ Arts and Entertainment, Maggie Davis, Reviews

Maggie Davis eSomethin Staff Dreamworks Animation Television teamed up with Netflix in 2016 to bring back an 1980s classic: Voltron: Defender of the Universe. Debuting exclusively to Netflix users on June 10, the new series entitled Voltron: Legendary Defender became an overnight hit. Season 2 was released on January 20th, 2017. Takashi Shirogane (played by Josh Keaton), is the pilot of a science mission launched to investigate one of Pluto’s moons, Kerberos. During their mission, he and his crew disappear; their deaths are classified under ‘pilot error’. We flash forward to one year later and are introduced to three Galaxy Garrison cadets training for the space program: Lance McClain (Jeremy Shada), Pidge Gunderson (Bex Taylor-Klaus), and Hunk Garett (Tyler Labine). After an impromptu team bonding expedition, the three teens witness the crash of an alien ship containing ‘Shiro’ inside. They join up with former cadet Keith Kogane (Steven Yeun) to break the pilot out of containment. After a long trip, the five find themselves out in the desert searching for the source of some strange energy readings, literally falling across a gigantic blue mechanical lion. The lion responds to Lance and blasts off with the five into space, bringing them through a wormhole leading to a distant planet named Arus. It brings them to the Castle of Lions, where they are

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Review: ‘Rogue One’

MaggieDavis/ January 2, 2017/ Arts and Entertainment, Maggie Davis, News, Reviews

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was awaited with nervous energy for its release on December 16, 2016. It was startling to hear that most of the film was scrapped and had to go back to shooting, making it very different than what fans were expecting from the trailers.

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