The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer



Christian Madlansacay (he/him), FCLC ’23, is a former podcast co-host at The Observer. From New Jersey, he is double-majoring in mathematics and computer and information sciences and minoring in film and television. In his spare time, Christian enjoys watching Marvel movies and sci-fi shows, listening to pop music and reading comic books.

At its release in 2013, The Last of Us game received critical acclaim for its story and has since spawned a franchise of five games with one in development.

‘The Last of Us’ Represents Both the Best and Worst of Us

May 3, 2023
The television adaptation of “The Last of Us” has been lauded as one of the best television shows of 2023 and its global appeal.
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‘Moon Knight’ Takes Risks with The MCU Formula

May 16, 2022
As rumors bubble of Moon Knight teaming up with Blade and Daredevil, I am eager to see more of the fresh perspective he brings to the MCU.
Hand drawn image of different superheroes

‘Avengers: Secret Wars’ Shatters the Marvel Cinematic Multiverse

April 1, 2022
The new avengers movie brought in many new characters and universes, adding to the already expansive multiverse.
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How Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ Saved Gritty Superhero Television

March 29, 2022
Marvel’s “Daredevil” raised the bar for modern superhero TV shows.
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‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Was the Best Gift Any Spider-Man Fan Could Ask For

December 27, 2021
“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a love letter to all Spider-Man fans.
cast of eternals at comic con

Marvel Studios’ ‘Eternals’ Is Not a Bad Marvel Movie, It Just Subverts a Lot of Expectations

December 2, 2021
The "Eternals" trailers promised that this new story for the MCU was going to be unique, which proved to be true after watching it.
children reading a comic book

Comic Books: Your Portal to a World of Mystery and Adventure

November 22, 2021
Superhero comics might be a great entrance into the world of comic books; there are, however, many other genres for readers to discover.
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‘What If…?’: High on Creativity, Short on Polish

October 30, 2021
Those who joined the massive consensus of positive reviews must have watched a version of the show from an alternate universe.
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‘No Time To Die’ Is an Eventful and Heartwarming Conclusion to Daniel Craig’s 007

October 18, 2021
"No Time To Die" acts as a stellar conclusion to this modern 007 story and allows for a fitting end to Daniel Craig's run as James Bond.
comic con at the javits center

New York Comic Con Returns in a Relaxed and Exciting Manner

October 16, 2021
Comic Con returned to New York for the first time since 2019, and fans rejoiced at its return and the many ways they could reconnect.
summer calendar with icons of superhero and star wars logos

How My Summer Became a Superhero and Sci-Fi Adventure

September 12, 2021
This summer was a jam-packed adventure, filled with superheroes and science fiction, and I can’t wait to see what else is in store.
movie posters of black widow actors

Marvel Studios ‘Black Widow’ Welcomes Fans Back to Theaters

August 14, 2021
Throughout the years of watching movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), I always wondered why Black Widow didn’t have a solo movie.
Netflixs newest superhero show Jupiters Legacy characters on a teal background

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Shines as Short-Lived New Superhero Franchise

June 23, 2021
“Jupiter’s Legacy” is a new Netflix show based on a comic book about a group of superheroes trying to deal with issues in the modern world.
An image of the character Loki, dressed up in viking garb.

Marvel’s ‘Loki’ Shows Why the God of Mischief Is the Best Villain in the Cinematic Universe

June 15, 2021
The first episode of “Loki,” released on June 9, blew expectations out of the water and reminded fans why they love the titular character.
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‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Reveals Characters’ Hidden Depths

May 29, 2021
“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” continues to show the best of this new phase in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Justice League director Zack Snyder posing at a press event.

‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ Changed My Mind About the DCEU

April 21, 2021
Snyder's release centers around a group of superheroes coming together to stop a threat from causing the extinction of humankind.
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‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Is a Stellar Addition to the Grounded MCU

March 26, 2021
Marvel Studios premieres “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” just in time for fans who have been waiting for more after "WandaVision."
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‘WandaVision’ Shows a More Mystical Side of Marvel

March 14, 2021
Hopeful that Phase Four of the MCU would start off very strong, I watched all of the episodes of “WandaVision,” and was not disappointed.
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‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Is Another Hit for ‘Star Wars’

January 31, 2021
High expectations were exceeded in the newest season of 'The Mandalorian,' which is shaping up to be the best show in the galaxy.
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