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‘I Am Not Okay With This’ achieves relatability but drags because of it

‘I Am Not Okay With This’ achieves relatability but drags because of it

Eliza Barr ’21

March 14, 2020

Netflix has mastered the art of appealing to viewer demand. It’s instantly clear just seconds into the first episode of the show “I Am Not Okay With This,” which premiered Feb. 26. The 80s nostalgia, faded color palettes plus blunt and anti-parent characters have been reconfigured into numerous...

Great anticipation surrounds debut of Netflix’s ‘The Circle’

Great anticipation surrounds debut of Netflix’s ‘The Circle’

Ella Bloomingdale ’20

January 13, 2020

As it is the start of the new year, it is a perfect time to start a new tv show. A new series that is predicted to be a big hit this year is the reality TV show, “The Circle,” which appears on Netflix. “The Circle” made its way over to the United States after being a big hit in the United...

Discovering the most popular streaming service

Discovering the most popular streaming service

Annabelle Iannone ’21 and Grace Livecchi ’21

January 9, 2020

Streaming overload? Disney+ adds yet another TV streaming option

Streaming overload? Disney+ adds yet another TV streaming option

Eliza Barr '21, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

I often think about how one day I’ll tell my children about VHS movies. I’ll tell them about how I once had to slide the chunky boxed movie into the slot and watch the ‘coming to theaters near you in 2005’ ad.  They will look at me in astonishment and have no idea what I’m talking about. ...

Season two of “You” is already thrilling viewers before even being released

Season two of “You” is already thrilling viewers before even being released

Emma Smith ’22

October 29, 2019

The drama, suspense and intensity of Netflix’s original series “You” left viewers in awe of the brilliant and compelling storyline. Joe Goldberg played by Penn Badgley, slowly descends into a Ted Bundy-esque love-crazed stalker. However, the creepy and quite unsettling plot makes it impossible...

‘Tall Girl’ just another cheesy romantic Netflix original movie

‘Tall Girl’  just another cheesy romantic Netflix original movie

Charley Guthartz ’22

October 18, 2019

Netflix original movies about teen romance have a well-established reputation of being boring. So when preparing to watch the new movie, “Tall Girl” I went in with low expectations, but it proved to be even worse than I expected. In the Netflix comedy, the main character, Jodi, is abnormally tall...

Travis Scott thanks fans through new documentary

Travis Scott thanks fans through new documentary

Rebecca Kanfer ’21

September 16, 2019

Flashing lights, screaming fans, and crowds of people anxiously wait for Travis Scott to light up the arena. Travis scott, a renowned performer and arguably one of the most famous artists of our generation, steps off this flashing stage and onto the big screen, with his new documentary, “Look Mom I...

“Thirteen Reasons Why” oversimplifies societal issues

“Thirteen Reasons Why” oversimplifies societal issues

Remy Teltser ’21

September 16, 2019

Netflix has finally released their long-anticipated season three of the original hit “Thirteen Reasons Why.” While the first season focused on Hannah Baker’s suicide, and the second followed her high school’s prosecution, when the third season aired on Aug. 23, the plot took a completely different...

The Last Summer offers insight to challenges before college

The Last Summer offers insight to challenges before college

Chelsea Fox ’19 and Amanda Kaplowitz ’19

May 17, 2019

Netflix movie romanticizes murderer Ted Bundy

Netflix movie romanticizes murderer Ted Bundy

Chelsea Fox ’19 and Amanda Kaplowitz ’19

May 14, 2019

Netflix’s “The Perfect Date” proves to be far from perfect

Netflix’s “The Perfect Date” proves to be far from perfect

Molly Gold '21

May 13, 2019

There’s nothing quite like shamefully binging a cheesy romantic comedy. It allows me to escape into the world where the popular jock notices the shy girl, two polar opposites find love and the sun is always shining. Whenever Netflix releases one of these mindlessly-entertaining films, I’m the first...

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