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‘The Beauty Inside’ shows realistic, strong romance

‘The Beauty Inside’ shows realistic, strong romance

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

It’s what’s on the inside that matters, at least for Kim Wu Jin.  “The Beauty Inside,” a Korean movie, follows Wu Jin as he finds love and deals with changing appearances every day. Each day he wakes up as someone different -- old and young, male and female. Twelve years have passed s...

Netflix’s ‘Tall Girl’ misses the mark

Netflix’s ‘Tall Girl’ misses the mark

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Netflix has once again released another romantic comedy aimed towards teenagers called “Tall Girl” which chronicles the struggles of Jodi, a 6’1”  young woman, in life and love. Like many of Netflix’s original movies, “Tall Girl” misses the mark. The reasons “Tall Girl” falls flat is bec...

Charming love story shown in ‘Well-Intended Love’

Charming love story shown in ‘Well-Intended Love’

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Netflix originals can tend to come off as corny, and I expected the same for the Chinese drama series “Well-Intended Love.” What I initially thought about the drama changed within the first couple of episodes, and I’m glad I stuck with it. The idea behind the series is that Xia Lin finds out she has leu...

Standards of beauty addressed in South Korean drama

Standards of beauty addressed in South Korean drama

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

Society’s toxic standards of beauty are hard to get past, and they are not often spoken about. Only when these standards are brought up and shown to the viewers can they fully understand the stress and importance of the issues being brought up. In “My ID is Gangnam Beauty,” the audience follows a college...

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