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‘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

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...

‘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...

‘Ozark’ season three hits a home run

Fair use from Netflix. Main character of “Ozark” Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) sits wondering about the safety of his family. The show takes place in the lake of the Ozarks in Missouri where Byrde is forced to launder money for a Mexican drug lord.

Sam Swisher

April 13, 2020

When I heard the third season of Netflix’s crime drama “Ozark” would be coming out March 27, I was excited to see if the show would compare to the previous two seasons. After binge-watching the show over the course of two days, I am happy to report that the show hit it out of the park.  When I ...

Top 10 must-watch movies on Netflix

Fair use from Netflix. Daughter Ova (Nisa Sofiya Aksongur) hugs her dad Memo (Aras Bulut iynemli). Memo, with an intellectual disability, ends up being jailed for a crime he didn’t commit and must prove his innocence in order to be with his daughter.

Maria Perez Barriga and Jayde Claussen

April 4, 2020

‘The Foreigner’- ★★★☆☆ This movie follows Quan Ngoc Minh (Jackie Chan), a man who owns a Chinese restaurant. One day Minh’s daughter ends up being killed by one of the men who bombs a clothing store as part of a terrorist act. Minh then sets off on a journey looking for the kill...

Top six binge-worthy Netflix shows

Ben Sanford

March 17, 2020

"Love is Blind" – ★★★☆☆ The new Netflix original reality TV show “Love is Blind” centers around the premise of people meeting, dating and falling in love without ever seeing each other face-to-face. Separated into different “pods,” 15 men and 15 women talk and flirt to try to find one person to propose to. From there, the ...

‘Sex Education’ pulls off enjoyable second season

Fair use from Netflix: Aimme Gibbs (Aimme Lou Wood) and Maeve Wiley (Emma Mackey) talking to the police about sexual misconduct. Season 2 of

Izzy Kanne

March 3, 2020

After the season one finale of “Sex Education,” I had a lot of questions that needed answers. When I saw that a second season was available on Netflix, I dove into binge it head first and came out completely fulfilled.  I found the first season of “Sex Education” extremely enjoyable. The...

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