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‘Extraction’ thrills, but lacks development

Fair use from Netflix. Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) walks through the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Adam Gips

May 17, 2020

I had high expectations before watching Netflix’s “Extraction” because Chris Hemsworth was starring in this new action thriller. The movie kept me on the edge of my seat with a moving story full of compelling violence, which was on par with my expectations. The story follows Tyler Rake (Chris Hemswort...

‘Coffee and Kareem’ disappoints

Fair use from Netflix. James Coffee (Ed Helms) taking Kareem Manning (Terrence Little Gardenhigh) back to his home. 'Coffee and Kareem' was released April 3.

Adam Gips

April 15, 2020

One of Netflix’s most recent original additions, “Coffee and Kareem,” came with high expectations because it was starring Ed Helms and Taraji P. Henson, but left me feeling dissatisfied.  The story follows James Coffee (Ed Helms), a lousy inner-city Detroit cop as he develops a relationship w...

‘Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness’ provides excitement, drama

Fair use from Netflix. Joe Exotic, star of “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” feeds a tiger. The eighth episode of the Netflix series was released April 12.

Noah Orloff

April 14, 2020

A distraction in life is important during this trying time and I cannot think of a better way to take a break from the outside world than entering into the life of Joe Maldonado-Passage, who goes by Joe Exotic, or the Tiger King. “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” is so wild that it almost...

‘Knock Down The House’ empowers working class

‘Knock Down The House’ empowers working class

Maddie Schutte

May 9, 2019

Opening with a scene of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez getting ready before heading into her bartending shift, “Knock Down The House” immediately had me hooked on the journey she was about to take to be elected to Congress.   “Knock Down The House” highlights the progressive democratic campaigns of A...

‘End of the f***ing world’ provides laughs and thrills

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Muna Ali

February 12, 2018

“End of the f***ing world” is a new British Netflix original series that debuted this January based on the graphic novel of the same name by Charles S. Forman. The show follows two teenagers, James and Alyssa, played by the British actors Alex Lawther and Jessica Barden, respectively. James is this psy...

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