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Staples students praise new Netflix documentaries

Staples students praise new Netflix documentaries

Ivy Prince ‘17, Web A&E Editor

November 6, 2016

Netflix recently uploaded an abundance of new television shows and movies for their viewers to enjoy. One section that they really focused on was ‘Documentaries.’ Netflix’s variety of new documentaries range from films about eating right and our planet Earth, to murder cases, to even how our brain...

Luke Cage Lives Up

Luke Cage Lives Up

Ari McCoy '17

November 2, 2016

As Netflix continues to add original shows, new series Luke Cage premiered with significant excitement. Unlike many other Netflix originals, the new Marvel series lived up to the hype. The show stars Luke Cage, a former convict-turned superhero with super strength and skin impervious to knives and b...

“That’s so Raven Two” Takes Staples by Storm

“That’s so Raven Two” Takes Staples by Storm

Jackson Daignault '18

November 2, 2016

Raven Symone announced on The View that the popular Disney channel show “That’s so Raven” would have a spinoff, releasing sometime in the near future. Symone told The View that she would not only star in the show, but she will also be the executive producer. Symone will star as a divor...

Top 5 shows to watch before the 2016 election

Isabella Blansfield

November 1, 2016

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American Housewife Falls Flat

American Housewife Falls Flat

October 20, 2016

ABC's fall TV lineup includes a show featuring Westport. The show is American Housewife and I was anxiously awaiting the premiere episode on Tuesday, October 11. Unfortunately for me, the show was a huge disappointment. “Overall I have mixed emotions about it,” said Nina Radman ‘20. “The c...

October marks a new chapter for Grey’s Anatomy

October marks a new chapter for Grey’s Anatomy

Megan Brown, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

ABC released the first episode of the 13th season of “Grey’s Anatomy” on September 22nd, with 23 more episodes brewing. The show is one of the longest running series on television. With a plane crash, a mass shooting, and a blackout already taking place in the first 12 seasons, it might be...

Documentaries with a Twist

Documentaries with a Twist

October 14, 2016

“Documentary Now!” is a comedy series that spoofs celebrated documentary films. Created by “Saturday Night Live” alumni Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen and director Rhys Thomas, the show parodies the style of documentaries with a similar, but fictitious subject. The show is currently in...

Falling for Netflix’s Love

Falling for Netflix’s Love

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

Despite its bland title, Love is packed with passion and punch. The show is a 10 episode Netflix original produced by Judd Apatow --best known for Knocked Up and This Is 40-- and spouses Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin. Together, the team brings truth, humor and a fresh look at the reality of modern love. ...

The Bachelor Season 20 Finale stuns fans

The Bachelor Season 20 Finale stuns fans

Sydney Kaplan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

WARNING! THE FOLLOWING HAS SPOILERS Sick with anticipation, "Bachelor" fans from all across the nation watched the season finale like hawks, dying to find out from any small detail who the future Mrs. Ben Higgins would be. The only issue was, this "Bachelor" fandom was torn apart. Half of nation was...

Bringing Back the 1980’s Brat Pack

Bringing Back the 1980’s Brat Pack

Lauren Stack, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

The 80’s brought on many cultural phenomenons - big hair, fingerless lace gloves, the moonwalk and stretch stir-up pants (no kidding, look it up). This generation, some may say thankfully so, has never had the chance to experience these unique trends. On the downside however, under the fog of hairs...

ABC Introduces a New TV Comedy, The Real O’Neals

ABC  Introduces a New TV Comedy, The Real O’Neals

Chris Andrews, Staff Writer

March 19, 2016

“The Real O’Neals” tells the story of an Irish-Catholic family with a judgemental mother who tries to paint the picture of a perfect family. ABC has aired a few episodes and so far I like the show because I think it covers serious topics in a humorous manner with likeable characters. In the premiere, we see a...

Top five hidden Netflix gems rise to the surface

Top five hidden Netflix gems rise to the surface

Izzy Ullmann, Features Editor

February 10, 2016

Hours into a Tuesday night, the numbers begin to swim on the page. Algebraic functions morph into all of the titles of the best shows on Netflix, and it’s time for a serious binge-watch. Naturally, Netflix offers the typical stressed-out high schooler the solace that is most desperately needed, as...

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