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Netflix and study

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


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Ciera McCann said the real reason she watches television is for a break from the stress of school work. “Usually it’s a way to escape the everyday struggle of college life,” the junior English teaching major said. “It’s important to do that so you don’t overwhelm yourself. A lot of college stu...

Retelling of classic ‘Little Mermaid’ tale drowns any possible success

Retelling of classic ‘Little Mermaid’ tale drowns any possible success

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


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This is not a review of the well-known Disney movie “The Little Mermaid,” but a retelling of the classic tale. This version of “The Little Mermaid” came out on Netflix in 2018 but failed to make a splash in the media. I watched the movie so you didn’t have to. There weren’t any great expectations going...

Netflix’s ‘Ted Bundy Tapes’ romanticizes famed serial killer

Netflix’s ‘Ted Bundy Tapes’ romanticizes famed serial killer

Alleigh Dillman, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


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The lives of notorious serial killers are making their way to the big screen with movies showing their behavior, mindset and visual of “what happened” in each person’s life. With movies like “My Friend Dahmer” which focused on Jeffrey Dahmer’s life prior to killing, and the new “Ex...

Japanese series ‘Re: Mind’ mysterious, psychological

Japanese series ‘Re: Mind’ mysterious, psychological

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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“Re: Mind” is a psychological Japanese series on Netflix that follows a bunch of high school girls who find themselves in a usual predicament as they are restrained in a dining room, not knowing how they got there or why. The original series has 13 episodes ranging from 23 to 30 minutes, but it ...

‘Sex Education’ full of scandelous, humorous content

‘Sex Education’ full of scandelous, humorous content

Alleigh Dillman, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


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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


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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...

A Christmas switcheroo in ‘The Princess Switch’

A Christmas switcheroo in ‘The Princess Switch’

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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When a Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess run into each other and find they look like twins, they agree to switch places for a couple of days leading up to Christmas. Through their plan, they find unexpected sparks of romance. Who wouldn’t want to become royalty? The Netflix original, “The Prince...

‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’ exhibits disappointing protagonist

‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’ exhibits disappointing protagonist

Abby Sink, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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One thing became clear to Netflix following the release of  “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” the internet had a growing fan base for “The Fosters” star Noah Centineo. Luckily, another film starring him dropped Sept. 7 that fans were buzzing in anticipation for. However, following its ...

“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” resurrects teen comedy genre

“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” resurrects teen comedy genre

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


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“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” is a Netflix original movie that has become widely successful and has revived the teen romantic comedy genre. The story’s protagonist is Lara Jean Song-Covey who is biracial, half Caucasian and half Korean. Her ethnic background can be observed in her family...

Netflix provides honest take on love, violence

Netflix provides honest take on love, violence

Gabi Wy, Editor in Chief

January 16, 2018


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imbd “The End of the “F**cking World” is bleak in concept, but beautiful in execution. James (Alex Lawther), 17 at the beginning of the series, is pretty certain he’s a psychopath. He’s had a troubled childhood and yearns to move from killing animals to killing real people. Enter Alyssa. Alyss...

‘Stranger Things 2’ avoids sophomore slump

‘Stranger Things 2’ avoids sophomore slump

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


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Ryan Holt The surprise, summer smash hit of 2016 was “Stranger Things.” Before social media helped spread the word that a coming of age tale involving middle schoolers and their quest to find their missing friend who was abducted by interdimensional beings, was worthy of a binge watch, the show was rela...

Patton Oswalt special emotional, outstanding

Patton Oswalt special emotional, outstanding

Gavin Gaddis, Opinion Editor

October 18, 2017


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Wikipedia Commons With his newest Netflix special “Annihilation,” Patton Oswalt delivers a stand-up set that transcends mere jokes, becoming a narrative journey of emotion, grief, and comedy. From the opening shot, things feel different. The usual unfunny opening skit most stand-up specials h...

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