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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. ...

Fourth season of ‘This Is Us’ emotional, evolving *WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD

Fourth season of ‘This Is Us’ emotional, evolving *WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD

Anastasia Thumser ’22, Web Opinions Editor

November 9, 2019

Family is often the center of our universe, and the most chaotic part of our lives. Synonymous with unconditional love and support, reputable for being messy and complicated. With all its intricacies, family can be a difficult topic to encapsulate within a drama series; and yet, the fourth season of...

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...

“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...

‘Bandersnatch’ changes the way movies are watched

‘Bandersnatch’ changes the way movies are watched

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

Black Mirror is a popular Netflix series that dives into the world of modern technology while observing the ramifications these new technologies have on our society. Netflix recently came out with a movie based off of this series, “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch,” the first interactive movie avai...

“Iron Fist” collapses in second season

“Iron Fist” collapses in second season

October 30, 2018

By Reece Keusch '19 All of Marvel’s Netflix shows have been both praised and criticized, but “Iron Fist” season two has been rightfully subject to criticism far more than any other. After a shaky yet enjoyable first season, Finn Jones is back for season two as Danny Rand, better known as the...

‘Riverdale’ returns with a problematic new season

‘Riverdale’ returns with a problematic new season

October 18, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 A teen framed for murder, high school crushes and a mysterious map are all tied together in a teen drama. Although these qualities sound intriguing, the new season of Riverdale doesn’t deliver as a binge-worthy series. Season three of Riverdale premiered on Oct. 10, marking...

“13 Reasons Why” doesn’t impress with a second season

“13 Reasons Why” doesn’t impress with a second season

June 7, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 After sitting down to watch the second season of “13 Reasons Why,” I didn’t know what to expect. While I thoroughly enjoyed the first season, even though it was commonly regarded as controversial, I was unsure of how they were going to follow up in the story in the aftermath of Hannah’s 13 tapes. As the season moved...

‘Roseanne’ cancelled over racist tweet

‘Roseanne’ cancelled over racist tweet

June 4, 2018

By Jack Dennison '21 ABC sitcom “Roseanne” was cancelled on May 29 after a racist tweet by lead actress Roseanne Barr. The tweet snarked at Obama's senior advisor Valerie Jarrett's physical appearance, saying “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.” Barr apologized ...

Revival of “American Idol” brings mixed reviews

Revival of “American Idol” brings mixed reviews

April 24, 2018

By Isa Didio ’18 “You’re going to Hollywood.” If you’ve ever watched popular American television show “American Idol,” then you know that these iconic words are what contestants wish to hear after their audition. After a two year hiatus, “American Idol” will be returning to its...

“Stranger Things” lights up with a new season

“Stranger Things” lights up with a new season

November 3, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19 Watch out Westport: Dustin, Mike, Lucas and Will are back. The Netflix original series “Stranger Things” came out with a second season on Oct. 27, following a critically acclaimed first season. The question is this: did the new season live up to the last? This season featu...

Top 8 Netflix shows that no one’s talking about

Top 8 Netflix shows that no one’s talking about

October 9, 2017

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The Netflix Dilemma

The Netflix Dilemma

June 14, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19 As you sit glued to the screen with every technicolor scene drawing you in, time passes by in the blink of an eye. With season one completed, horror strikes as you realize that Netflix is missing the next season of your show. This situation, although slightly dramatized, has...

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