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Netflix’s latest documentary dives deep into a serial killer’s mind

Netflix’s latest documentary dives deep into a serial killer’s mind

Kate Schneider

March 17, 2019

“Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” gives a brand new perspective into the psyche of a serial killer and how brutal the infamous Ted Bundy was. Through the use of interviews with Bundy while he was on death row, real footage from his trial and interviews with those from his past, “Th...

‘You’ leads viewers on thrilling ride of emotions

‘You’ leads viewers on thrilling ride of emotions

Maddie Schutte

February 26, 2019

After watching the newest Netflix original TV show, “You,” blow up across social media platforms, I decided to give it try. Within seconds of hearing Penn Badgley’s creepy — but endearing — voice narrating the first scene, I was hooked. Growing up watching dark and twisted dramas, like “Pretty Litt...

New series provides fresh take on comic book superheroes

New series provides fresh take on comic book superheroes

Jenna Cook

February 25, 2019

After DC and Marvel have spent so many years shoving comic book content down the average consumer’s throat, I thought I had seen all the genre had to offer. Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” proved me wrong. The pilot episode follows a family of superhero siblings reuniting for their father’s ...

Series’ unfortunate conclusion satisfies expectations

Series’ unfortunate conclusion satisfies expectations

Jenna Cook

January 17, 2019

Season three of Netflix’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events” brings about the end of the tale of Baudelaire orphans Violet, Klaus and Sunny. And despite the show’s constant urging of the viewer to look away, I couldn’t slow myself down. The season starts exactly where the last one ended — on the ed...

‘Maniac’ goes inside the brain to break yours

‘Maniac’ goes inside the brain to break yours

Megan Raatz

October 18, 2018

Science and technology are ever-evolving and improving. We can now mend bones, recreate lost limbs, and replace faulty hearts, but there is something science has not been able to do yet: fix a broken mind. This is the scenario we are confronted with in Netflix's new colorfully nihilistic psychological drama,...

‘American Vandal’ goes beyond immature humor

‘American Vandal’ goes beyond immature humor

Abby Intveld

September 30, 2018

Leading up to the release of season two, I was nervous that “American Vandal” wouldn’t live up to the success of its first season. But within the first five minutes of the show, I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed. “American Vandal” season two follows the student detectives Sam Ecklund (...

Netflix show brings diversity to the industry

Netflix show brings diversity to the industry

Amaia Barajas

May 7, 2018

When I first heard of this show, I thought it was going to be another cheesy Netflix teen show, but thank God it wasn’t. Instead of the usual obnoxious and tacky characters some teen shows generate, “On My Block” is able to show dynamic characters with new, talented actors. “On My Block” t...

‘Dear White People’ to return for second season

‘Dear White People’ to return for second season

Lukas Levin

May 3, 2018

“Dear White People,” a show known for its outrageous humor and blunt truth about society will be coming back to Netflix May 4. The popular Netflix comedy centers on a group of students of color who attend Winchester University, a fictional Ivy League school with a predominantly white population. Much of the...

New Netflix original shows gaining popularity:

New Netflix original shows gaining popularity:

KJ Preston Pepperell

April 28, 2017

Since its beginning, Netflix has been consistent and reliable in supplying shows and movies that provide different options for its viewers to choose from. In recent years, Netflix began producing original content alongside network and cable shows. Of the 100+ original content options, two family-fri...

Series revival fails to bring closure

Series revival fails to bring closure

Maggie Bahnson

December 13, 2016

  Airing in May 2007, the last episode of the iconic “Gilmore Girls” left fans with many unanswered questions. Almost 10 years later, Netflix released four 90-minute episodes called “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.” While created to answer the questions viewers had after the seven yea...

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