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Still of Michelle Buteau, host of The Circle.

REVIEW: ‘The Circle’ returns with another great cast

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer April 18, 2021

In January of last year, Netflix surprised audiences by dropping an unlikely gem of a reality series — "The Circle" — in its winter programming. Though the network has had an… interesting… track...

James Corden, Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Andrew Rannells star in The Prom.

The best shows and movies to watch over winter break

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

Any other year, the arrival of winter break would mean heading to movie theaters to catch the latest superhero blockbuster or family comedy — but, of course, with the continued impact of Covid-19 on...

Medina El Aidi (left) and Fathia Youssouf (right) made their acting debut in the controversial French film Cuties.

REVIEW: “Cuties” is a bold cinematic statement that should be celebrated, not canceled

Logan Peterson, Contributing Writer September 20, 2020

Society hates confronting their present almost as much as they hate confronting their past.  The response to Maïmouna Doucouré’s “Cuties” has revealed to me this unfortunate reality. The...

Midnight Gospels main character Clancy Gilroy.

REVIEW: ‘Midnight Gospel’ offers a surreal, animated journey of self-reflection

Xavier Ortega, Photo Chief May 13, 2020

At first glance, “The Midnight Gospel” looks like a show similar to “Adventure Time” or “Ricky and Morty” with an animation style that feels very surreal and psychedelic at times. Once you...

Unorthodox.

REVIEW: ‘Unorthodox’ draws viewers into its tale of escaping from Hassidic community, arranged marriage

Tommy Virgl, Contributing Writer May 9, 2020

“Unorthodox” is a Netflix mini-series loosely based on Deborah Feldman’s autobiography: “Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots.” The series follows Esty (played by Shira Haas),...

Netflixs Too Hot to Handle.

REVIEW: ‘Too Hot To Handle’ comes in hot as Netflix’s new dating show

Chinyere Ibeh, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

Premiering in April amid social distancing and stay-at-home orders, “Too Hot To Handle” introduced itself as a dating show with a unique twist. The show follows a group of ten insanely attractive,...

A person displays Netflix on a tablet.

Streaming services to look into when buying stocks during pandemic

Samantha Madden, Contributing Writer April 29, 2020

Streaming apps across the world seemingly appeared out of nowhere and took off, with services like Netflix quickly becoming household names.  According to a CNBC survey, 57 percent of Americans are...

What The DePaulias Arts & Life team is binging this week

What The DePaulia’s Arts & Life team is binging this week

Keira Wingate and Rebecca Meluch April 28, 2020

The stay-at-home order has been extended until May 31 in Chicago, giving more time for a constant stream of binging. The Arts & Life team has binged plenty of TV shows over the past few weeks and we...

A person displays Netflix on a tablet.

Avoid unhealthy habits associated with binge watching

Ernesto Hernandez, Staff Writer April 25, 2020

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+, etc. have cornered the market when it comes to binge-watching. During the pandemic, people are using these streaming services to pass the time or escape from reality...

Sunderland Til I Die

REVIEW: ‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die’ features new ownership but same heartbreak

Ernesto Hernandez, Contributing Writer April 10, 2020

Everyone loves an underdog story, especially in sports. Nothing moves people quite like a group of lovable misfits who come together and pull off what seems almost impossible. Perhaps it’s because we...

Las 10 mejores series hispanas en Netflix que tienes que ver durante la cuarentena

Las 10 mejores series hispanas en Netflix que tienes que ver durante la cuarentena

Bryan Matthew Lopez, Staff Writer April 9, 2020

Siempre hemos sido fanáticos de Netflix, y ahora con todo el tiempo de cuarentena podemos ponernos al tanto con las series que tanto queremos y a lo mejor dejamos que nos conquisten otras. La televisión...

REVIEW: Tiger King is the perfect antidote to quarantine-induced boredom

REVIEW: ‘Tiger King’ is the perfect antidote to quarantine-induced boredom

Lauren Coates, Contributing Writer April 1, 2020

I’ll be the first to admit that documentaries aren’t the first thing I jump to when I have the chance to sit down and watch tv, but Netflix’s “The Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” is such...

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