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

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

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


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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)

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

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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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 Haunting of Hill House: escaping the spirits (Review)

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


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  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)

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

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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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)

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

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

May 24, 2018


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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)

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

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Television

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

Binge-worthy shows to watch over break

Maddison Young, Junior Editor of A&E

November 22, 2017


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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


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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)

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

Griffin O'Hagan, A&E Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Television

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. ...

R.L. Stine’s ‘Goosebumps’ will literally raise the hairs on your arms (Review)

R.L. Stine’s ‘Goosebumps’ will literally raise the hairs on your arms (Review)

Jackson Hoch, News Writer

May 24, 2016


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I used to love the Goosebumps book/television series as a kid, mainly because I loved the thrill of a good scare. R.L. Stine, who wrote the books and had a large part in the production of the show, knew how to connect with kids without making the content too horrifying, and his books and movies still im...

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