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Streaming overload? Disney+ adds yet another TV streaming option

Disney+ will be joining the ranks of streaming services on November 12, 2019. For many, this addition just adds to the preexisting “streaming overload.

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

The poster cover for the 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

Netflix released the third season of their original show “Thirteen Reasons Why” on August 23. Instead of focusing on Hannah Baker, the show follows the murder of serial rapist Bryce Walker.

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

In their new movie, Netflix portrays the story of Ted Bundy through the acting skills of Zac Efron.

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...

“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” succeeds in connecting with the audience

“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” is a spinoff of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” that premiered in 1996. They both are derived from the character Sabrina in Archie Comics.

Abby Fleming '20, Paper Opinions Editor

April 27, 2019

Abigail Fleming '20 Opinions Editor

New Netflix show “The Final Table” is well-done, despite fat around the edges

New Netflix show “The Final Table” is well-done, despite fat around the edges

Reece Keusch '19

January 29, 2019

From "MasterChef" to "Rachel Ray" to "Chopped" to "Hell’s Kitchen", cooking shows have become increasingly popular over the past two decades. Whether they’re instructional programs or competitions, these shows have become weekly traditions for many families. However, the new Netflix original series...

New horror movie excites Netflix viewers

New horror movie excites Netflix viewers

January 15, 2019

The cold, snowy and bitter weather of Dec. is a great excuse to cozy up in bed and watch Netflix all day. The new movie “Bird Box,” directed by Susanne Bier, was released on Netflix on December 13, 2018. Everyone was discussing the new movie, more than 45 million accounts on Netflix have watched...

Netflix releases the newest hits for 2019

Netflix releases the newest hits for 2019

January 15, 2019

As the year comes to an end, New Year's resolutions are made and goals are set. Whether that means getting over your ex, having a weekly Sunday movie night with your family or finishing your favorite binge-worthy TV series, Netflix is here to help. At the beginning of every new year, Netflix removes...

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