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Outer Banks Sets Out be Netflix’s Newest Hit

Outer Banks Sets Out be Netflix’s Newest Hit

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

With everyone stuck inside for what seems like an endless amount of time, many people turn to streaming services to fill their time, and Netflix’s newest show “Outer Banks” aims to quench some of that thirst. The show was released onto the platform on Apr. 15, 2020. At first glance, the show...

Money Heist, Season 4 Review: Long and Disappointing

Money Heist, Season 4 Review: Long and Disappointing

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

The third season of Netflix’s Spanish-language series, Money Heist, titled “La Casa de Papel,” premiered recently. The show usually makes me want to pull out my red jumpsuit and Dali mask, and dance around to “Bella Ciao.” Unfortunately, this season didn’t do that. Season 4 didn’t...

How to Make it Through Quarantine

How to Make it Through Quarantine

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

While the global COVID-19 pandemic continues, public health authorities are crediting social distancing and self-quarantining with keeping infection rates lower than predicted. Most non-essential public places are closed, including schools, universities, and movie theaters. Staying home can be...

Selena Gomez Produces “Living Undocumented” Netflix Series

Selena Gomez Produces “Living Undocumented” Netflix Series

Idelis Pizarro, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

On Oct. 11, Netflix released a new docuseries, produced by Selena Gomez, called “Living Undocumented,” which follows eight families as they face potential deportation.  Production took place from April 2018 to January 2019. Producers reached out to hundreds of candidates, but many declined out...

“The Politician”

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

“The Politician” a  Netflix original, throws the viewer into a whimsical, theatrical, and progressive universe through its outstanding casting, compelling dialogue, and its visually stunning scenes.  Let’s begin with actor, Ben Platt. Platt starred as Benji in Pitch Perfect I and II, and was t...

Netflix Finds Its New Superheroes in The Umbrella Academy

Netflix Finds Its New Superheroes in The Umbrella Academy

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Netflix’s newest show, “The Umbrella Academy,” combines the newly popular superhero genre with family drama, and keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. Released on Feb. 15, “The Umbrella Academy” introduces viewers to the unique heroes that made their first appearance in a comic boo...

A Q & A With Conover

A Q & A With Conover

Anna Downs, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2019

Adam Conover is coming to campus on May 4, courtesy of SCOPE. Conover is known for his show on TruTV, titled Adam Ruins Everything. In September, his show was added to Netflix so it is available to stream for students who want to get familiar with him before he comes to campus. The Charger Bullet...

Velvet Buzzsaw: The Art of Kill

Velvet Buzzsaw: The Art of Kill

Jeremy Bellman, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2019

Netflix’s latest original film, “Velvet Buzzsaw,” is a satirical thriller that explores the world of art critics consumed by greed, fame, and materialism. The film centers around Morf Vandewalt, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, a prestigious and extremely harsh art critic who interacts with several othe...

Top 10 Movies on Netflix Right Now

Top 10 Movies on Netflix Right Now

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

10) “Velvet Buzzsaw” Rotten Tomatoes Score: 65% Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, John Malkovich, Billy Magnussen, Toni Collette,    Natalia Dyer, Rene Russo From Dan Gilroy, director of movies like “Nightcrawler,” and “Kong: Skull Island,” comes this satirical, mystery and suspense drama th...

Sierra Burgess is NOT a Loser

Sierra Burgess is NOT a Loser

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Netflix released its latest rom-com “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser,” starring Noah Centineo, on Sept. 7. The movie centers on Sierra Burgess, a senior in high school who  is known by the popular kids for being a loser. The movie follows Burgess and Jamey, a male student, after Veronica, head cheerleade...

Maniac Portrays Life with a Mental Illness

Maniac Portrays Life with a Mental Illness

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Writer Patrick Somerville and director Cary Foji Fukanaga have worked with Netflix to bring viewers the Black Mirror-esque, ten episode sci-fi/dark comedy mini-series: Maniac. Somerville and Fukanaga were actually inspired by a Norwegian television program of the same name which follows a psychiatric ward patient livin...

New Netflix Show: Everything Sucks!

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Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018

On Feb 6, Netflix released the first season of its new original series Everything Sucks! which is comprised of ten episodes. The show centers on freshman Luke O’Neil and his two friends Tyler and McQuaid as they navigate high school. It takes place in the ‘90s deals with love, drama, and questions about ...

“13 Reasons Why” Season 2: What We Know

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Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Based on the 2007 novel by Jay Asher, executive producer Selena Gomez spent years getting the novel Thirteen Reasons Why made into a tv show with her mom Mandy Teefey. The long awaited project finally aired last March on Netflix. All thirteen episodes aired at once and the show received mixed review...

“Stranger Things 2” Now Available on Netflix

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Everyone’s favorite kids from the Upside Down are finally back after a long break from filming. If you were a fan of last season’s haunting villains, fearless kid heroes, and government conspiracy theories, then season two of Stranger Things will be everything you asked for and more. Season 2...

Stranger Things 2 is Here

Stranger Things 2 is Here

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

Everyone’s favorite kids from the Upside Down are finally back after a long break from filming. If you were a fan of last season’s haunting villains, fearless kid heroes, and government conspiracy theories, then Season 2 of Stranger Things will be everything you asked for and more. Season 2 picks up almost...

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