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‘Happiest Season’ breaks typical holiday movie mold

Hulu’s holiday romcom “Happiest Season” is successful in instilling empathy towards it’s characters and in communicating the struggle of finding acceptance in our heteronormative society.
December 11, 2020

We all know the classic holiday Hallmark movies. A struggling heroine finds the perfect guy on Christmas day, revealing how magical and wrapped-with-love this time of the year is. The movies are, of course,...

‘Dash and Lily’ delivers new adventure, romance

The eight episode series named “Dash and Lily” is available to stream on Netflix and is the perfect balance of romance, holidays, mystery and comedy.
December 3, 2020

When 17-year-old Dash discovers a red notebook titled “Do You Dare?” in his local bookstore, it begins his adventure to follow the steps listed by the original owner of the notebook: Lily. “Dash...

‘The Princess Switch: Switched Again’: a perfect holiday romantic comedy

The Princess Switch: Switched Again is released on November 19, following the 2018 movie, The Princess Switch and introducing a similar but complicated plot as well as some new characters.
November 23, 2020

The Princess Switch, a 2018 film directed by Michael Rohl is one of my top comfort movies. The romantic comedy features Vanessa Hudgens, one of my favorite childhood actresses, and takes place in fictional...

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

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

Not loving this teen rom-com with all my heart

Not loving this teen rom-com with all my heart
September 27, 2018

By Ella Bloomingdale ’20 Have you been on Instagram lately? Snapchat? Twitter? Any form of social media? If you haven't been living under a rock, you are aware of Peter Kavinsky, the lead character...

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