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Netflix Comedies Glorify Sexual Assault

Netflix Comedies Glorify Sexual Assault
November 6, 2020

Trigger Warning: Mentions of rape, sexual assault, non-consensual sexual activity   Over the summer, Netflix’s “Cuties” sparked a controversial uproar concerning the sexualization of children....

“Among Us” Makes Waves in the Gaming Community

“Among Us” Makes Waves in the Gaming Community
October 2, 2020

Imagine this: a spaceship holding you and nine other passengers is en route to your new destination. The ship needs some maintenance, so you all split off to do separate tasks. Suddenly, a passenger cries...

“Enola Holmes”: A Step in the Right Direction

“Enola Holmes”: A Step in the Right Direction
September 28, 2020

“Enola Holmes” centers around the adventures of Sherlock Holmes’s less famous sister, Enola. The movie, which can be found on Netflix, follows an undercover Enola attempting to track down her mother...

“Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” Recreates “Wipeout”

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September 25, 2020

“Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” is a new battle royale game that has quickly grabbed many gamers’ attention. A battle royale is a game in which a large group of players compete to be the last player...

“Lovebirds”: An Unconventional Romantic Comedy

“Lovebirds”: An Unconventional Romantic Comedy
June 3, 2020

“Lovebirds” is best described as an untraditional romantic comedy. The story follows Jibran and Leilani, a bickering couple, on an adventure involving murder, blackmail, and a secret society of wealthy...

The Powerful Message of “The Way Back”

“The Way Back” starring Ben Afflack
June 1, 2020

Ben Affleck stars in the movie “The Way Back” as a man who has fallen from grace. Affleck plays Jack Cunningham, a divorced man who has lost his child to cancer which leads him to become an alcoholic.   “The...

“100 Humans: Life’s Questions. Answered.” Gives a New Take on Brain Games

“100 Humans: Life’s Questions. Answered.” Gives a New Take on Brain Games
April 28, 2020

In a time of quarantine and isolation, Netflix decided to release a psychological documentary series based on people in quarantine and isolation. “100 Humans: Life’s Questions. Answered.” is a show...

Love is Blind: The TV Show Social Experiment That Moves Too Fast

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March 17, 2020

Vanessa and Nick Lachey, a married couple, are the co-hosts of the new Netflix Original Series, “Love is Blind”. The premise of the show is that 15 men and 15 women are kept in the same building, but...

“To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You” Loses the Balance Between Drama and Romance

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February 25, 2020

In the summer of 2018, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” was a smash hit among teens, prompting a sequel released February 12, 2020, and a third movie in the making. In the sequel, “To All the...

“The Circle”: A Show For and About the Next Generation

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February 4, 2020

Most high schoolers start the day in the same way: on social media. We spend hours combing through Tumblr posts and scrolling for miles on Instagram. In fact, it’s not uncommon to be told by adults that...

“Little Women” is Sensational, Heartwarming, and Motivational

The “little women” in Little Women: Jo and her sisters. Photo credit attributed to Sony.
January 16, 2020

Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” was a sensational, heartwarming, and motivational film. As I watched this movie, I saw young love bloom, teenage heartbreak, the power of being a strong family, and...

Netflix’s “Klaus” is Memorable and Unique

Netflix’s “Klaus” is Memorable and Unique
December 19, 2019

If you’ve ever been flipping through the channels on cable TV, you’ve probably seen one advertisement for a holiday movie filled with at least a dozen cliches. Thankfully, Netflix’s new movie “Klaus”...

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