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Phoebe Waller-Bridge dominates airwaves with fantastic new releases

Phoebe Waller-Bridge dominates airwaves with fantastic new releases
April 30, 2020

With sports off the air, news proving to be ceaselessly bleak and monotony setting in, the near-infinite backlog of TV and movies is a place of entertainment, escapism and comfort for many. With this plethora...

‘All American’ allows great binge during self-isolation

“All American” entices Netflix viewers as it provides another great teen-drama to watch for an easy and fulfilling television binge.
April 21, 2020

While stuck at home amidst the quarantine from the Coronavirus pandemic, many are struggling to keep themselves occupied, and trying not to cave into binging yet another series on Netflix. But how many...

‘On My Block’ season 3 lacks emotional depth fans expect

The season failed to live up to fans’ expectations, primarily due to the lack of clarity and depth of the plot.
April 21, 2020

After over a month into “social distancing,” it’s safe to assume that many of us have spent a good amount of time binging some of our favorite shows. When I saw that Netflix released season three...

‘Love is Blind’ proves great addition to reality dating shows

“Love is Blind” released in early Feb on Netflix as part of a three-week event. Episodes would be released periodically until the finale on Feb 27.
March 14, 2020

Television is filled with numerous reality dating shows, ranging from classics like “The Bachelor” to summer hits like “Love Island.” But another phenomenon was recently added to Netflix in February:...

Pete the Pilot takes flight with Season 24 of “The Bachelor”

Pete the Pilot takes flight with Season 24 of “The Bachelor”
January 13, 2020

Peter’s journey took flight when 30 women stepped out of the limo eager to meet the renowned “Pete the pilot” for the first time. Take off was Monday night, Jan 6. 2019, from eight to 11 pm on...

Streaming overload? Disney+ adds yet another TV streaming option

Disney+ will be joining the ranks of streaming services on November 12, 2019. For many, this addition just adds to the preexisting “streaming overload.
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...

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

Since 2017, “This Is Us” has been nominated for and won multiple awards through organizations such as the Golden Globes, the Emmys, the American Film Institution, and the Screen Actors Guild.
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,...

Season two of “You” is already thrilling viewers before even being released

Season two of “You” is already thrilling viewers before even being released
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...

“Thirteen Reasons Why” oversimplifies societal issues

Netflix released the third season of their original show “Thirteen Reasons Why” on August 23. Instead of focusing on Hannah Baker, the show follows the murder of serial rapist Bryce Walker.
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...

‘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...

“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...

‘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...

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