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Top 8 Netflix shows that no one’s talking about

Top 8 Netflix shows that no one’s talking about

October 9, 2017

By Anna Rhoads '19 ...

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...

The life of Nasty Gal goes public in “Girlboss”

The life of Nasty Gal goes public in “Girlboss”

May 21, 2017

Molly Mahoney ’18   To be 20-something and living in downtown San Francisco circa 2006 is every indie-rocker girl’s dream, and the protagonist of Netflix Original “Girlboss” is living it. The show is a “real loose” account of the real life of Sophia Amoroso, the founder of popular ret...

TV dreams turn into a reality

TV dreams turn into a reality

May 19, 2017

By Izzy Ullmann '17 When Declan Byrne ’19 watched Fox’s TV show, “Hell’s Kitchen” for the first time, he wasn’t expecting it to be more than an average series. “I was like ‘alright I’ll give it a try,’” Byrne said. “And then it actually ended up being interesting and dra...

“Thirteen Reasons Why” boosts the understanding of others

“Thirteen Reasons Why” boosts the understanding of others

April 17, 2017

Kevin Ludy '17 The new Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” brings to light the complexities and hardships high schoolers face. The highly anticipated show was released on March 31 but many fans were worried that it wouldn’t live up to the book’s high standards.   The series is about ...

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...

American Housewife Falls Flat

American Housewife Falls Flat

October 20, 2016

ABC's fall TV lineup includes a show featuring Westport. The show is American Housewife and I was anxiously awaiting the premiere episode on Tuesday, October 11. Unfortunately for me, the show was a huge disappointment. “Overall I have mixed emotions about it,” said Nina Radman ‘20. “The c...

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. ...

Drew Angus ’07 claims a golden ticket to Hollywood

Drew Angus ’07 claims a golden ticket to Hollywood

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

March 8, 2016

American Idol Drew Angus ’07 earned a golden ticket to Hollywood from American Idol judges Harry Connick, Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban for the current and final season of the show. “To be validated by such industry legends is such an incredible experience,” Angus said. The audition proc...

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...

Grease Live recieves a “lightning” review

Grease Live recieves a “lightning” review

Eliza Goldberg, Features Editor

February 9, 2016

At 7 p.m. on Sunday January 31 musical theater enthusiasts everywhere gathered around their televisions to watch a special performance—a live production of an adapted version of “Grease” the movie. Starring Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo, KeKe Palmer as Marty, Julianne Hough as Sandy, Carly Rae Jeps...

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