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The Gilmore Girls Revival completes me

The Gilmore Girls Revival completes me

November 30, 2016

Eliza Goldberg '17 I have been an avid fan of Gilmore Girls before Netflix had streaming. Every time I would go to my cousin’s house, I would pile onto the couch with at least three of my cousins and watch hours of the series on DVD. We were pretty into it—and oftentimes our whole family would t...

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...

[Sept. 2016 Arts] “Stranger Things”: Show of the Summer

October 11, 2016

By Christoph Russi '18 Web A&E Editor and Olivia Ronca   The first season of “Stranger Things” premiered on Netflix as a Netflix Original series this past summer on July 12, 2016. Despite its recent debut, “Stranger Things” is currently one of the most discussed television shows acro...

I watched the new seven-hour Netflix show so you don’t have to

I watched the new seven-hour Netflix show so you don’t have to

September 29, 2016

Amelia Brown ’18 Features Editor Television is now on the same page as classic literature, films and music, in regards to the fact that you, as an educated young adult, are expected to be able to hold a conversation about every new and trending show at any given time. But, with Netflix constantly...

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. ...

Chelsea Handler strides on to Netflix

Chelsea Handler strides on to Netflix

William Dumke, Staff Writer

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 the world. Seeing a middle aged blonde woman do drugs in one episode then talk about racism...

Blue Steel Has Rusted Over

Blue Steel Has Rusted Over

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

(SPOILER ALERT) “Zoolander No.2”, Ben Stiller’s sequel to the 2001 cult classic spoof on the world of male modeling, “Zoolander”, is chock full of celebrity cameos, trendy humor, unoriginal gags, and lots of “Blue Steel,” the protagonist Derek Zoolander’s signature facial espression....

Shuffling through Netflix, episode by episode

Shuffling through Netflix, episode by episode

Alex Spadacenta, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

*Click, no. Click, watched it yesterday. Click, don’t like this one. Click, seen it too many times.* This is what your typical Netflix night looks like. After a long week, all you want to do is find an episode of “Friends” you haven’t seen, curl up with some hot cocoa, and not move for t...

Seven ways to “sleigh” your next snow day

Seven ways to

Sasha Narang, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

You’re snowed in. The roads are icy, your driveway isn’t plowed, and let’s be real, there’s nowhere within walking distance that’s worth a dreadful hike in the snow. So, what do you do? Here’s the ultimate seven-step guide on how to have fun on a snow day, despite being trapped in the one pla...

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...

I’m sorry (insert TV show’s name), it’s not me, it’s you

I’m sorry (insert TV show’s name), it’s not me, it’s you

Aileen Coyne, staff writer

February 1, 2016

We’ve spent countless hours together filled with pizza dates, laughs and tears. This is hard to do, but you’ve been boring lately and we’ve been dragging this breakup on too long. I’m sorry it’s over. Whether it’s a Netflix show with a never ending amount of seasons, or a show that you...

Making a Netflix Fiend

Making a Netflix Fiend

Emma Lederer, staff writer

January 22, 2016

For some reason, I was never been able to invest myself in any of the popular shows on Netflix. I would always hear everyone talking about how much they love Breaking Bad, how many episodes they binge-watched of Orange is the New Black, or discussing the plot twist at the end of How I Met Your Mother. But no matter how much popularity the show would find among...

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