Tag: Netflix

American Horror Story gives fans a long anticipated crossover

American Horror Story gives fans a long anticipated crossover

  After all of the clues given by director Ryan Murphy, on Wednesday September 12, TV show American Horror Story released their first crossover season. Before the theme of season eight was announced, Murphy tweeted “WITCHES ARE BACK,” alluding to season three, “Coven.” When this was said, fans lost their mind over the fact that characters would be revived for the […]

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Dallas Roberts and Debby Ryan in “Insatiable.” (Annette Brown/Netflix)

Review: Dark comedy “Insatiable” sparks controversy and harbors negative reviews for its shortcomings

“Insatiable,” a show that Netflix presents as a coming of rage story, has indeed elicited rage in its audience, but for all the wrong reasons. In the era of the “Me Too” movement, a common cliche plot line of the “unattractive” bully victim becoming attractive and popular, can come across as insensitive and belittling. The trailer itself left a blazing […]

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Review: Heartwarming rom-com, “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” breaks barriers in Hollywood

Review: Heartwarming rom-com, “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” breaks barriers in Hollywood

From a New York Times best selling book to an original Netflix film, “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” is a sweet, authentic and pure romantic comedy that leaves the viewer hungry for more. Director Susan Johnson brought author Jenny Han’s novel to life with perfect lead roles, romantic scenes and simplicity. Not only is the film a hit, […]

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Review: “End of the F***ing World” creates unique approach to teenage struggles

Review: “End of the F***ing World” creates unique approach to teenage struggles

The UK television series, “End of the F***ing World,” exclusively released in October 2017 on Channel 4, made its way to Netflix on Jan. 5, starting out the new year with a binge-worthy series for young adults. The series is based on the graphic novel written and illustrated by Charles Forsman, following the story of two 17 year olds James […]

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Review: Black Mirror examines the future of technology

Review: Black Mirror examines the future of technology

The series “Black Mirror” is an excellent examination of modern societal issues and the future of technology. Created and written by Charlie Brooker, the show’s first episode aired on British television channel 4 on Dec. 4, 2011. The show’s satirical and suspenseful nature was inspired by shows like “The Twilight Zone,” created by Emmy Award-winner Rod Serling. “The Twilight Zone” […]

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“Stranger Things” comes out with a second season

“Stranger Things” comes out with a second season

The hit Netflix original series “Stranger Things,” created by the Duffer Brothers, is back with Will Byers (Noah Schnapp) returning from the mysterious upside down and reuniting with his friends Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Lucas (Caleb Mclaughlin) and Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) in its second season. Because of its immense popularity with the first season, the premiere episode of season 2 drew […]

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Netflix releases “What Happened to Monday”

Netflix releases “What Happened to Monday”

Population disputes are very popular in current news. The movie “What Happened to Monday” brings the population controversy to life.  On Aug. 6, 2017, the mystery drama, “What Happened to Monday,” directed by Tommy Wirkola, was released for the first time in a film festival in Switzerland. The screenplay was written by Max Botkin and Kerry Williamson. On Aug. 18, 2017, […]

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BoJack Horseman Season 4: BoJack’s Back

BoJack Horseman Season 4: BoJack’s Back

“Bojack Horseman” is a show, created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg, starring Will Arnett as the titular character along with his colleagues through their lives in an anthropomorphized Los Angeles. Bojack is a horse-man hybrid that once starred in the popular ‘90s sitcom “Horsin’ Around” only to waste the next 18 years picking himself up from being a washed up out of […]

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Review: Dexter finds justice in unique ways

Review: Dexter finds justice in unique ways

Dexter is a breathtaking show that focuses on the life of a psychopath who works for the Miami Police Department. He examines blood splatters and determines how and from what angle someone was killed during the day. By night, he is a serial killer who targets uncaught criminals. The show focuses on Dexter’s journey to get through his differences and […]

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Protesters gather at the Monroe Park campus of Virginia Commonwealth University. Photo courtesy of anonymous protester and contributor

U.S. businesses retaliate against recent executive orders

President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban all refugees Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 has caused an uproar not only on social media and news outlets, but also from CEOs of big name corporations such as Apple, Starbucks and Facebook. In an effort to reduce terrorism and enforce national security, Trump signed an executive order that bans entry of immigrants from […]

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