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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...

“Bandersnatch” combines interactive gaming with television

“Bandersnatch” combines interactive gaming with television
January 15, 2019

“Do you understand? Click yes or no.” The question pops up on my screen after a guided tutorial on how to watch “Bandersnatch”, the newest addition to the “Black Mirror” series on Netflix....

‘Bandersnatch’ changes the way movies are watched

‘Bandersnatch’ makes its debut as Netflix's very first interactive movie
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...

‘The Princess Switch’ offers light-hearted escape during cold winter months

'The Princess Switch' offers light-hearted escape during cold winter months
December 20, 2018

As we all prepare for annual winter hibernation, Netflix is often a staple for a night in. On these nights, I reach for the lighthearted feel-good movies, wanting a good escape. “The Princess Switch,”...

Netflix succeeds in reinventing “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”

Netflix succeeds in reinventing “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”
November 19, 2018

Derived from the sitcom “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” is a dark adaptation of the 90’s classic. The new show is far more dark, sinister and twisted, creating...

Similarities and differences in ‘American Vandal’ season two keep the audience watching

Graphic by Melanie Lust '19
October 10, 2018

A comical murder mystery is an idea that very few people could even imagine, but the Netflix original “American Vandal” is just that. Season two came out on Sept. 14, 2018 and I was binge watching...

New Netflix original movie comments on Westport lifestyle

New Netflix original movie comments on Westport lifestyle
September 30, 2018

By Caroline Donohue '20 On Sept. 14, 2018 Netflix released a new movie that dives into the secrets of Westport, Connecticut, the hometown of most students at Staples High School. Although it seems like...

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...

“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” promotes spiteful messages to teenagers

“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” promotes spiteful messages to teenagers
September 20, 2018

By Hannah Schmidt ’19 It’s 1984 and a young Molly Ringwald plays a character in the movie “16 Candles” where she analyzes her 16-year-old self in a mirror. She adjusts her short, red curls and...

Season two of “13 Reasons Why” needs a trigger warning

Season two of “13 Reasons Why” needs a trigger warning
June 8, 2018

By Dana Perelberg '20   On May 18, I clicked onto Netflix to find season two of “13 Reasons Why” at the top of my screen. It had come out that day and there was already uproar over controversial...

“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...

“Dear White People”: is it worth watching?

“Dear White People”: is it worth watching?
June 7, 2018

By Caroline Donohue '20 A Netflix-original show, “Dear White People” released a second season of their television series on May 4. This series takes place at a university where African Americans...

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