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Standing tall and proud: ‘Tall Girl’ has important messages for all (Review)

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Nadia Startzman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

As much as you might want to stand out from the crowd, sometimes it is hard to avoid being seen.  The new movie Tall Girl, which can be found on Netflix, is a romantic comedy with important life lessons. It isn’t up for any awards yet but after a while, more and more people will start noticing ...

Revenge, death and mystery: Why you should watch ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ (Review)

The new Netflix horror film, Velvet Buzzsaw, stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo. The film released on Jan 31, 2019.

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

WARNING: Spoilers Ahead  Morbid in the most captivating way, Velvet Buzzsaw is the movie you didn’t know you needed. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, this Netflix-produced movie is a drama and mystery centered on art, death, and revenge from beyond the grave. The thumbnail of the film on the Netflix app shows Gyllenhaal with paint appearing to climb up h...

‘The Last Laugh’: A story of comedy and pain (Review)

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

WARNING: Spoilers Ahead A mix of older generational humor and exciting new beginnings, the film The Last Laugh is a comedy that premiered on Netflix on Jan 11, 2019. Centered around a retired comedian and his former talent manager, it shows the unhappiness about getting older, yet brings laug...

The Haunting of Hill House: escaping the spirits (Review)

The wooden door, with the dark colored walls adds to the horror factor of the show.  The Haunting of Hill House began streaming on Netflix Oct 6.

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

  WARNING: spoilers ahead  The Netflix original film The Haunting of Hill House is a thrilling and haunting show that producers have made come to life on the TV screen.  The show is based on the novel originally written by Shirley Jackson in 1959.   The TV show depicts a family who has purchased a b...

‘Next Gen’: futuristic friends and problems (Review)

Mai and Project 7723 may be complete opposites, but they have been able to create a strong friendship.  'Next Gen' is a futuristic, adventurous  animated movie

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

WARNING: Spoilers Ahead Next Gen is a futuristic and adventurous Netflix original film.  This unique film began streaming on Sept 7. Next Gen takes place in a technologically advanced city called Grainland, where it chronicles the life of an adolescent named Mai Su.  Mai has had a troubling c...

Netflix original ‘Girls Incarcerated’ shows the importance of rehabilitation (Review)

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Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

May 24, 2018

Girls Incarcerated is an eight-episode Netflix original show featuring teen inmates at Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility in Madison, Indiana. Since the show was released, the facility has been closed. This show highlights the struggles of the girls serving time in the correctional facility. The ...

“One Day at a Time” tackles critical issues one episode at a time (Review)

This Netflix show is based off a show that began in the mid 70s. It is about a Cuban-American family and their life in Los Angeles.

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

March 27, 2018

The Netflix sitcom One Day at a Time tackles critical issues in society using relatable humor. Although it is based off a 1974-1984 sitcom of the same name, it doesn’t require any knowledge of the first. The current reboot features three generations of a semi-traditional Cuban-American family l...

Binge-worthy shows to watch over break

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Maddison Young, Junior Editor of A&E

November 22, 2017

Everyone loves Thanksgiving break, especially since we don't have to come to school. With the time that isn't spent with your family, you might find yourself wondering what you could do. Here is some good news for you. Below is a list of TV shows to watch in your down time this break.  Each episode...

“Dear White People” contains important messages for all (Editorial)

Samantha Martin, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

Dear fellow white people, Netflix’s Dear White People is a must-watch series that both entertains and educates, despite its seemingly confrontational title. Dear White People follows the lives of several black students at the canonically Ivy League Winchester University as they deal with the racism rampant a...

Welcome to the tapes: ’13 Reasons Why’ (review)

Griffin O'Hagan, A&E Writer

April 18, 2017

Hannah Baker, live and in stereo. No encore, no reenactments, and  this time, absolutely no requests. First a book and now a Netflix adaption, 13 Reasons Why is a young adult, one-season show that is sweeping the nation with its narrative about a girl who took her life for 13 reasons, or rather, 13 people. ...

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