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Limited series success

Rylie Unangst, Staffer February 5, 2024

On Jan. 25, Netflix released its new limited series “Griselda” starring unrecognizable Sofia Vergara in a recounting of drug lord Griselda Blanco’s life. The show is already gaining high praise for...

Cable? Never heard of her.

Cable? Never heard of her.

Aidan Shafton January 24, 2024

In recent years, streaming services have replaced cable television as the primary way to watch TV. Here is a ranking of the six streaming services that I use: Peacock ★☆☆☆☆ Peacock is...

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‘Squid Game: The Challenge’ gets a green light

Aidan Shafton December 15, 2023

After Netflix struck gold with its hit original series “Squid Game,” the popular streaming service brought director Hwang Dong-hyuk’s imagination to life with the newly released reality spinoff “Squid...

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‘John Mulaney: Baby J’ is dark but hilarious

Modesty Manion May 11, 2023

His first comedy special since the experimental “Sack Lunch Bunch,” John Mulaney returns to Netflix with his newest stand-up show, “John Mulaney: Baby J.” As a John Mulaney fan, I had high hopes...

Outer Banks’ season three lives up to the excitement

‘Outer Banks’ season three lives up to the excitement

Owen Mccolgan March 16, 2023

Ever since COVID-19 and the summer of 2020, teens across the country have been captivated by the admiral characters of “Outer Banks.” Directed by Jonas and Josh Pate, the TV show follows the lives...

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Modern ghost story is surprisingly touching

Modesty Manion March 3, 2023

One of Netflix’s newest original movies, “We Have a Ghost,” was released on Feb. 24 and is currently at #1 for movies on the streaming service. The cast includes big name actors like Anthony Mackie,...

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‘Unlocked:’ keep your phones close

Nafisa Kahin February 26, 2023

Netflix added a new Korean movie, “Unlocked,” to their platform on Feb. 17. If you like action, murder mysteries or suspenseful movies, you’ve come to the right place. “Unlocked” will make you...

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‘White Noise’ wraps existential dread in artistic talent

Modesty Manion January 17, 2023

Released on Netflix U.S. at the start of the new year, “White Noise” is a horror-drama set in the ‘80s that surrounds the Gladney family as they experience an “airborne toxic event.” The film,...

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Peel back the layers of a new mystery

Alex Geretz January 9, 2023

When “Knives Out” first released in 2019, the whodunit genre had been running stale. Sure, Kenneth Branagh’s new “Murder on the Orient Express” from 2017 was a decent modern adaptation, but no...

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‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ film adaptation displays the reality of war

Serena Bovee December 5, 2022

Based on the book released in 1928, “All Quiet on the Western Front,” a film of the same name was recently released. The book is a political message against war that has influenced many people since...

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“Wednesday” proves wicked and woeful

Abby Bartleson December 2, 2022

After watching countless movies from director Tim Burton, I have grown to love his oddball, gothic film style and Netflix’s “Wednesday” executed this flawlessly. Released Nov. 23 (which was conveniently...

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‘The School for Good and Evil’ is not so good

Anya Panday November 4, 2022

The beloved young adult fantasy book series, “The School for Good and Evil,” has been a widely loved spin on fairy tales since 2013. Due to its popularity, Netflix recently picked up the book series...

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