Articles tagged: Netflix


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The Princess Switch: Served Dry, Without a Twist

I thought The Princess Switch (2018) would be like that girl in high school who had it all: wealth, looks, smarts, cool bangs. But after watching the Netflix original holiday... Read more

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House of Cards Misses its Last Chance to Save Itself

House of Cards has had a lot thrown its way. When it was picked up by Netflix to become the streaming service’s first original series in 2013, no one knew... Read more

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Las Chicas del Cable Are Calling

Thursdays feel different in Spain, as do Saturday mornings, and I couldn’t put my finger on why for a good long while. It finally hit me one Thursday evening as... Read more

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Both Scares and Empowers

Twenty-two years after Sabrina the Teenage Witch was released, Netflix has produced a completely new iteration of the story of a regular American teenager with a rather large secret. In... Read more

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Hasan Minhaj’s New Series, Patriot Act, is Relevant and Here to Stay

Right off of the heels of his acclaimed Netflix special, Homecoming King, former Daily Show Correspondent Hasan Minhaj continues his impressive rise in the arena of late-night comedy. Minhaj’s newest... Read more

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Big Mouth shows us the Dark Side of Growing Up

Oh, puberty. Pubic hair. Periods. Masturbation. Boobs. Sexuality crises. Tell me again how middle school kids are meant to deal with one, if not all, of these issues given America’s... Read more

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The Mystery of Iron Fist and Luke Cage

Since Iron Man (2008), Marvel has had a careful plan for each storyline and character brought to life on the big screen. The same is true for its Netflix shows:... Read more

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American Vandal and the Art of the Mockumentary

A couple of weeks ago, a video began circulating on my Facebook news feed. It featured students in a high school all involuntarily defecating on themselves, with the caption stating... Read more

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Following a Streak of Successful Rom-Coms, Netflix Gets Cocky and Falls Flat with Sierra Burgess is a Loser

WARNING: contains spoilers, sorry!! I’m going to be honest with you, I watched Sierra Burgess is a Loser (2018) purely to see my one true love, Noah Centineo. His performance... Read more

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By Order of the Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders (2013) is a show that isn’t underrated at all, but rather is talked about only by people who have seen it—you either know it and love it or... Read more

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Trailer Takes: Untitled Deadpool Sequel, Mute, and Hereditary

Untitled Deadpool Sequel – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZNBFcwd7zc Gustav: Like the first Deadpool, this looks like a nice breath of fresh air from our oversaturation of superhero flicks that have sprouted from the... Read more

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The Punisher: The Best of Marvel Netflix

Out of all the things about this show, Marvel’s The Punisher’s release date had to be the most puzzling. Planned for November 2017 after fans’ wildly positive reviews about the... Read more

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Trailer Takes: I, Tonya, Bright, and I Love You, Daddy

I, Tonya: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_weoC3HT6Q Gabriela:  After watching this trailer, I’m not really sure what type of movie this is going to be. Although the teaser is very short, it does let you... Read more

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Aziz Ansari: Master of None

Aziz Ansari doesn’t look like a star. Like me, he’s a short, brown man. But, that’s part of what makes his new Netflix series, Master of None, so pointed. MON... Read more

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Narcos Hits the Ground Running

A dash of 24, sprinkle in some Tom Clancy, add a pinch of Breaking Bad, and you have Narcos, the Netflix original series detailing the rise and fall of Colombian... Read more

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The Underrated Joy of Scrubs

Scrubs is one of the best shows on Netflix. The show follows John Dorian (J.D.), played by Zach Braff, as he goes through Sacred Heart Teaching Hospital as an intern,... Read more

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6 Reasons To Let Kimmy Schmidt Into Your Life

There I sat, wallowing in self-pity, feeling empty after having my wisdom teeth removed. I needed something to pick me up. Having already watched enough college basketball to drive one... Read more

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Season 3 of House of Cards Rises to the Top

Everyone’s favorite murdering, conniving, scheming, lying, and manipulating politician is back! Netflix’s hit series House of Cards released its third season on Friday, February 27th. After two seasons of political... Read more

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Scandal Enjoys A Solid Start

If you can’t be royalty, drop everything and become Olivia Pope. My addiction for the show Scandal goes all the way back to the first season when Olivia Pope, the... Read more

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Marco Polo  Is A Guilty Pleasure

The screen is black as the deep, throaty sounds of Mongolian chanting loom in the darkness. Then, the wail of a Chinese erhu soars; the blackness reveals itself as a... Read more