The Last of Us

Image: HBO/Naughty Dog To no one’s surprise, HBO has already renewed its TV adaptation of The Last of Us for season two after just two episodes under its belt. While the TV show has brought much of the original 2013 game’s story to life thus far, it’s also knowingly taking some fairly substantial divergences or […]

Anna Torv, Bella Ramsey, and Pedro PascalPhoto: Liane Hentscher/HBO [Spoiler warning: The following discusses events from the second episode of the first season of The Last Of Us. If you haven’t seen it, you may want to wait until you have before reading on.] Whether you’ve played the game or not, the end of “Infected”—the […]

Anna Torv as Tess.Image: HBO After only two weeks, it should be pretty clear that HBO’s The Last of Us is catching on with audiences. From its spot-on adaptation of elements of the video game, to its dark extensions of that lore, to the terrifying reality of its world, fans and non-fans of the game […]

[Warning: this story contains spoilers for The Last of Us Episode 1, “When You’re Lost in the Darkness.”] In 2021, The Last of Us series co-creator and showrunner Craig Mazin revealed HBO’s adaptation of the PlayStation video game would consist of 10 episodes, the same as most seasons of Game of Thrones and spinoff House of the Dragon. But Sunday’s lengthy series premiere, […]

When you’re lost in the darkness, look for the light. When you’re finished streaming Sunday’s series premiere of The Last of Us, look for a new behind-the-scenes featurette revealing how HBO brought the Naughty Dog video game adaptation to life. In the making-of featurette, which you can watch below via HBO Max on YouTube, the show’s cast and […]

When viewers finally did get to see the debut of the video game adaptation, many couldn’t help but wonder if the parasitic fungus that takes over humans and transforms them into mutant zombie-like creatures has any basis in reality. “It’s real,” showrunner Craig Mazin told The Hollywood Reporter. “There are some remarkable documentaries that you […]

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