Timothy Lee

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Think UChicago, Think! Why Aren’t You Watching Amazon’s New Show, "Invincible"?

A fresh look at the superhero genre, animated series "Invincible" subverts overwrought superhero tropes with an eclectic mix of maturity, gore, and care.

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May 30, 2021

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10:36 p.m.

If the Tiny Gold Statues Don’t Kiss, What’s Even the Point?

Arts reporter Timothy Lee previews this year’s Best Picture nominations: Which films have rightfully earned their spot on this list?

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April 21, 2021

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9:20 p.m.

Cyberpunk 2077: A Great Game Hiding Underneath a Buggy, Unpolished, Broken One

Cyberpunk 2077's numerous bugs and strangely restrictive gameplay hinder its possibilities, resulting in a game that maybe should have been allowed to develop for a little longer.

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February 20, 2021

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2:22 a.m.

Finding Your Soul with Pixar’s "Soul"

Soul tells us that no matter what kinds of passions we have in life or what we believe to be “our purpose,” we always need to remember to take the time to cherish each moment in our lives.

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January 24, 2021

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10:05 p.m.

This is the Season Two Way: A Review of "The Mandalorian"

Arts reporter Timmy Lee talks gorgeous cinematography, detailed worldbuilding, and Disney's obsession with nostalgia and deus ex machina in the second season of "The Mandalorian."

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January 13, 2021

The End of a Gaming Era: An Ode to PlayStation 4’s Greatest Triumphs

In a final farewell to the iconic PlayStation 4 console, arts reporter Timmy Lee ranks the video games that defined an era.

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November 23, 2020

"The Boys" Are Back in Town

Gratuitously violent and bizarrely hilarious, season two of "The Boys" is a return to the dark and revenge-obsessed world of main character Billy Butcher.

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November 2, 2020

I’m Thinking That I’m Too Stupid to Understand "I’m Thinking of Ending Things"

Charlie Kaufman out-Charlie Kaufman himself, extending his oeuvre of incisive, surreal psychological dramas in his latest offering with Netflix.

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October 12, 2020

"The Last of Us Part II" Review: A Discussion on Selfishness, Violence, Perspective, and the LGBTQ+ Community

"The Last of Us Part II" brings a sense of humanity to an otherwise violent video game with its astounding graphics; its controversial storyline, too, brings its players to reflect on the lesson of forgiveness.

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July 31, 2020

Judd Apatow and the Everyday Appeal of Staten Island

Judd Apatow sits down with The Maroon to talk "Staten Island," working with Pete Davidson, and the appeal of lost souls in everyday life.

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June 26, 2020