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'The Witcher' lives up to hype, beautifully cliche

‘The Witcher’ lives up to hype, beautifully cliche

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor January 28, 2020

“The Witcher” is a book series turned video game series, that then turned into this: a dramatic, heart-stopping show on Netflix. I thought it was going to be dark-themed cliches that closely resembled ...

'NiNoKuni' takes audience on whimsical adventure

‘NiNoKuni’ takes audience on whimsical adventure

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer January 21, 2020

When it comes to saving loved ones, two average teenagers are willing to do anything in “NiNoKuni.”  “NiNoKuni,” an animated film, follows best friends Haru and Yu in an unexpected adventure...

'Santa Girl' a cheesy, underdeveloped Christmas movie

‘Santa Girl’ a cheesy, underdeveloped Christmas movie

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer November 12, 2019

The Christmas season has started early this year. Netflix is coming out with a lot of new Christmas movies this year, and while a lot of them will get you into the Christmas spirit, I wouldn’t count...

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...

'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”...

'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...

'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...

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...

'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....

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...

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