The Last of Us episode 9 review:  Everything you have hoped for

The entire series of The Last of Us is a masterful example of how to treat a beloved source material with respect and adapt it to deepen and expand the story. Despite its short run time, Episode 9 delivers the emotion and violence that hooked people to the first game and will leave game fans thrilled at a marvellous adaptation – and new fans eager to find out what happens in Season 2. … Read More The Last of Us episode 9 review:  Everything you have hoped for

The Last of Us episode 7 review: Left Behind

A fun look at Ellie and her past with Riley as they spend time in an abandoned mall while confronting each other’s differing ideologies with FEDRA and the Fireflies, but there is little more to it. Scenes are almost lifted from the game but feel empty despite exquisite performances from Bella Ramsey and Storm Reid that saves the episode and elevates the plot as much as they can.… Read More The Last of Us episode 7 review: Left Behind

The Last of Us episode 6 review: Complexity of family

Family is the central theme of this episode, showing the complexities of the found and blood family while making sure to show the effects the world and loss has had on Joel. Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey deliver powerhouse performances, but the ending of the episode is underwhelming and takes away from an otherwise perfect episode.… Read More The Last of Us episode 6 review: Complexity of family