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‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ is a masterpiece

Fair use from Netflix. Abbie Hoffman (Sacha Baron Cohen) and Jerry Rubin (Jeremy Strong) being photographed by many photographers while walking towards the court room for their trial. The movie is based on events from the 1969 political trial.

Maria Perez Barriga

October 25, 2020

From watching the first scene of “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” I knew I would be hooked. The movie is based on events that happened during the 1969 political trial.  The movie takes us back to late August, 1968 in Chicago when a protest was taking place around the Democratic National Convention. About 12,000 Chicago police officers, the National G...

‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ is a must watch

Fair use from Netflix. Frightened by what she saw, Dani (Victoria Pedretti) looks back at the Bly Manor. Recently released on Netflix Oct. 9, “The Haunting of Bly Manor” is a horror follow up series to “The Haunting of Hill House” and is inspired by the 1898 novel, “The Turn of the Screw,” written by Henry James.

Maria Perez Barriga

October 14, 2020

Recently released on Netflix Oct. 9, the new show “The Haunting of Bly Manor” will leave you feeling both confused, and teary-eyed at the same time when you finish watching the nine episodes. “The Haunting of Bly Manor” is a sequel series to the Netflix horror series “The Haunting of Hil...

Netflix should remove the movie “Cuties”

Netflix should remove the movie “Cuties”

Jordyn Deschamps

September 29, 2020

The Netflix original movie “Cuties” has sparked rightly deserved controversy since it was released, Sept. 9  Cuties follows Amy, a young 11-year-old girl who joins a dance group at her schools called “the cuties.” There, she finds her femininity, which causes her mother to be upset, because...

‘Ratched’ proves creepy mess

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Gillian Kapinos

September 24, 2020

I have been trying to find a new television series to binge during quarantine. The new Netflix show “Ratched” grabbed my attention, but it didn’t keep it for long.  The show is set in the late 1940s at a mental hospital, and it follows the character nurse Ratched from the classic 70’s fil...

“Work It” is the newest binge Worthy movie on Netflix

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Nora Hall

September 6, 2020

Like everybody else in quarantine, I've gone through a lot of movies on Netflix. When I stumbled upon “Work It,” it caught my attention and did not disappoint.  The movie is about 18- year old Quinn Ackermans (Sabrina Carpenter) dream of getting into Duke university. During her interview, she lays ...

‘Outer Banks’ is the next series to binge on Netflix

Fair use from Netflix. Kiara (Madison Bailey), Pope (Jonathan Daviss), John B (Chase Stokes) and JJ (Rudy Pankow) are hiding behind planks of wood because the cops are after John B.

Anna Benishek

May 25, 2020

When the new series “Outer Banks” premiered on Netflix, I scrolled past it not really giving it a second thought, until my friends strongly suggested watching the series. After binging all of it in one day, I completely fell in love with the show.  Season one of “Outer Banks” is centered ...

Why ‘The Office’ is so bingeable

Fair use from Netflix. “The Office” is a mockumentary following the lives of ordinary people working at Dunder Mifflin. One of the things the show is known for is its ability to be binge-watched.

Tobias Khabie

May 24, 2020

A couple of summers ago, I was scrolling through Netflix and decided to start watching NBC’s "The Office,” a show I had heard many good things about. I was instantly hooked and went through all nine seasons within weeks. From then on, I found it very hard to find new shows to binge, as I always went...

‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend’ interactive special compels

Fair use from Netflix. Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) talks to Prince Fredrick (Daniel Radcliffe) about what they should do. The choices are shown on the bottom for viewers to decide what happens next.

Maria Perez Barriga

May 17, 2020

When “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend” was set to premiere May 12, I was intrigued to see how the interactive format would work on Netflix. It was my first time doing a Netflix interactive film and I thought it was fun to play around with the interactive format which gives viewe...

‘Never Have I Ever’ Netflix series is mediocre

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Noah Orloff

May 12, 2020

As I was missing the noisy halls of high school and the feeling of a real classroom, watching “Never Have I Ever” provided a reminder of the high school experience. Season one of Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” details the journey of sophomore Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), who is overcoming...

Top three docuseries on Netflix

Joseph Maldonado-Passage, also known as Joe Exotic, poses with one of many tigers he owned. Maldonado-Passage is the main subject of the Netflix series

Izzy Kanne, Broadcast editor

May 6, 2020

As time at home drags on, an obvious solution to boredom is Netflix. I’ve found myself looking for more informational pieces lately in hopes of merging education and entertainment. A streaming platform like Netflix has so many options that things can easily get clouded, but three series stand out among...

‘Coronavirus, Explained’ proves informational

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Abigail Prestholdt, Writer

May 2, 2020

“Coronavirus, Explained” released by Netflix April 26, explores the different aspects of the pandemic and the information available. The show is meant to inform viewers on how the virus happened, how it develops, why it’s so easy to transfer and how we hope it will end.  The show begins cover...

‘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...

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