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REVIEW: ‘The Circle’ serves as Netflix’s new social experiment

REVIEW: ‘The Circle’ serves as Netflix’s new social experiment

Chinyere Ibeh, Contributing Writer

January 19, 2020

As the new year rolls in, Netflix premieres several different shows and documentaries, including a new reality tv show competition. “The Circle” serves as a mix between “Big Brother” and “Catfish” and gives a unique twist to the reality TV competition genre. Because of this, it can be ...

What’s fresh on Netflix

What’s fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch and Keira Wingate

January 12, 2020

You, Season 2 Everyone’s favorite creep has returned to his old ways in “You” season two, this time in Los Angeles.  Joe, now Will, is on the run after the events in Season One’s finale. He quickly finds a job and almost immediately finds a new object of his obsession — Love Quinn — but this time he’s...

Netflix & Chills vs. Huluween

Netflix & Chills vs.  Huluween

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2019

It’s that scary time of the year again and no, we’re not talking about finals. It’s the spooky season, which means it’s time for ghosts, ghouls and goblins. It’s also time for gloomy nights, sample size candy (not you, candy corn) and scary movie marathons.  As soon as October 1 hits we’re suddenly su...

What’s Fresh: Rattesnake

What’s Fresh: Rattesnake

Keira Wingate and Ella Lee

October 28, 2019

Netflix’s “Rattlesnake” shows how far someone will go to save a loved one, even if that means taking a life.  Katrina (Carmen Ejogo), a single mom, and her daughter Clara (Apollonia Pratt) head on a road trip through Texas, but when their car breaks down and Clara is bit by a rattlesnake in ...

What’s Fresh on Netflix

What’s Fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Managing Editor

October 14, 2019

Schitt’s Creek, Season 5 The fifth season of the Canadian comedy from creators Eugene and Dan Levy has finally landed on Netflix and, luckily for all of us, it’s one whole episode longer than the previous four seasons. The show continues to follow the Rose family as they rebuild their lives in ...

Ben Platt reimagines his ‘Evan Hansen’ role in Netflix’s ‘The Politician’

Ben Platt reimagines his ‘Evan Hansen’ role in Netflix’s ‘The Politician’

Sam Rahman, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Broadway saw above-average success in 2017. Just as fans of the stage had begun to recover from the previous year’s “Hamilton fever,” “Dear Evan Hansen” took over the scene and utterly swept the Tony Awards, collecting an impressive six wins, including “Best Musical.” In as short of a synopsis...

Netflix lands global streaming rights to Seinfeld

Netflix lands global streaming rights to Seinfeld

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2019

The show about nothing will have something to say on Netflix beginning in 2021. After losing the streaming rights to two of its most popular series, “Friends” and “The Office,” Netflix reportedly paid over $500 million to acquire the global streaming rights for “Seinfeld” in order to keep...

Breaking down the best Seinfeld episode in each season

Breaking down the best Seinfeld episode in each season

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2019

Here is the best episode from each of the nine seasons, according to IMDB ratings and critic reviews: “The Stakeout,” Season 1 In this episode, the second episode of the series and the first featuring Elaine, Elaine drags Jerry to a birthday dinner for one of her friends, where he meets an attract...

A conversation with those behind Netflix’s new coming-of-age flick “The Last Summer”

A conversation with those behind Netflix’s new coming-of-age flick “The Last Summer”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 6, 2019

The few months following your high school graduation before whatever your next step is a unique time period in that drastic change is imminent and the future remains uncertain while you’re also enjoying the last bit of unbridled freedom before adulthood. “The Last Summer,” a Chicago-set coming-of-age...

What’s fresh on Netflix

What’s fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 29, 2019

"Someone Great"   Gina Rodriguez, DeWanda Wise and Brittany Snow star in this modern romantic comedy that follows a group of friends as they deal with major life changes and officially enter adulthood. Rodriguez carries the film as Jenny, a music journalist who is simultaneously celebrating a...

What’s Fresh on Climate Change

What’s Fresh on Climate Change

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 15, 2019

Our Planet (Netflix) In the introduction to the first episode of this new Netflix series “Our Planet,” the mission is clearly stated. David Attenborough narrates that the show will “celebrate the natural wonders that remain and reveal what we must preserve to ensure people and nature thrive.”...

What’s Fresh on Netflix: True Crime Edition

What’s Fresh on Netflix: True Crime Edition

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 18, 2019

Abducted in Plain Sight In what has become one of the most talked about true crime productions this year, “Abducted in Plain Sight” follows the Brobergs, a naive family from Idaho that unknowingly befriend their sociopathic neighbor who has eyes on their 12-year-old daughter. Robert Berchtold pr...

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