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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...

‘You’ reveals hidden danger of romantic tropes

‘You’ reveals hidden danger of romantic tropes

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Previously aired on Lifetime, “You” has quickly become a certified binge-worthy show by the way it reveals the errors of romantic tropes many  people have seen through classic movies like “Say Anything” and “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” Besides reflecting the errors of this current culture, it...

‘Sex Education’ full of scandelous, humorous content

‘Sex Education’ full of scandelous, humorous content

Alleigh Dillman, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

Health class in high school was something every teenage student dreaded. No one wanted to sit through “the talk” or watch videos on STIs. However, Netflix managed to reel in teenagers’ interest on this topic with the new original series “Sex Education.” Starring a British cast with ...

‘When We First Met’ movie shallow, disappoints

‘When We First Met’ movie shallow, disappoints

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

Nobody likes being friend-zoned. “When We First Met” is a Netflix original movie showing Noah, the heartbroken friend, trying to win the girl of his dreams. On the night of Avery and Ethan’s engagement party, heartbroken Noah wanders off to an old photo booth where he and Avery visited on t...

Deception, edginess shown in ‘Hill House’

Deception, edginess shown in ‘Hill House’

Alleigh Dillman, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

“The Haunting of Hill House,” a new show on Netflix, has become successful in its first few weeks, and has rejuvenated the feeling of terror this generation of TV shows and movies are meant to have. The series begins with the Crain family in the newly famous Hill House and their plan to flip the...

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ dark, full of good vs. evil

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ dark, full of good vs. evil

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

Many millennials can recall the slapstick humor of “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” that featured Melissa Joan Hart as Sabrina and Caroline Rhea and Beth Broderick as her wacky aunts, Hilda and Zelda. Her talking cat, Salem, voiced by Nick Bakay, added a sarcastic tone to the story. These characters bro...

Netflix delivers series of fortunate decisions

Netflix delivers series of fortunate decisions

Gavin Gaddis, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

Netflix has produced a television version of Lemony Snicket’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events” seemingly custom-made to impress my inner 14 year old. Having grown up reading Snicket’s marvelously macabre and depressing novels about the misadventures of three children stalked by an evil actor hell-b...

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