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Justin Bieber inspires fans with his new documentary

Justin Bieber, drawn by Molly Gold ’21, wearing his own clothing line, Drew House.
November 7, 2020

“Justin Bieber: Next Chapter,” released Oct. 30 to the streaming platform Youtube, reveals what pop star Justin Bieber has been doing and feeling these past few months. The 25 minute and 30 second...

That’s hot: ‘This is Paris’ reveals excruciating truth about influencer culture

“This is Paris” provides insight to the tragedies of social media as well as the horrors of fame.
October 26, 2020

Some call her the queen of social media, while others call her the beginning of influencer culture. Either way, Paris Hilton is undeniably an American icon, but very few people have respect for her (and...

Riveting documentary, “The Social Dilemma” challenges perceptions of social media

As “The Social Dilemma” explains, social media apps such as these are run by human-made algorithms programmed to interpret user data and create a specific feed for each consumer.
September 26, 2020

As teenagers, we are often reminded of the trite adage that technology is taking over our lives. Complaints of academic stress, frustration over extracurriculars or even a measly headache will trigger...

“Becoming” Review: A glimpse into Michelle Obama’s life

Michelle Obama documentary 'Becoming' premiered on Netflix on May 6, 2020, presenting connections with her bestseller memoir.
May 17, 2020

We all know her as the former first lady of the United States, but this documentary will allow you to view her as more than just that. “Becoming,” a documentary about Michelle Obama, showcases her...

‘The Last Dance’ provides reprieve for sports fans worldwide

With two episodes each Sunday for the next five weeks, sports fans have something to look forward to in the short-term.
April 27, 2020

On the day LeBron James and the Cavaliers celebrated the first championship in Cleveland in over 50 years, Michael Jordan finally agreed to make a documentary using footage very little people had seen....

Staples students praise new Netflix documentaries

Staples students praise new Netflix documentaries
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...

Documentaries with a Twist

(From left: Fred Armisen, Seth Myers, Bill Hader)
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...

Chelsea Handler strides on to Netflix

Chelsea Handler strides on to Netflix
May 6, 2016

After creating a successful talk show, starring in a series of stand up comedy shows and writing several books, Chelsea Handler has come to Netflix in a four part documentary exploring current events around...

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