Tag: Netflix

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Hollywood improves at accurate age representation

Many movies hire adult actors to play teenage roles. Most of the time these movies have mature content that minors cannot ethically perform; other times it is from increased work hours that minors cannot meet. Sometimes adults are hired just because they are famous. In […]

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Thirteen Reasons Why season three shines light on rape in American high schools

Thirteen Reasons Why season three shines light on rape in American high schools

On Aug. 23, 2019, “Thirteen Reasons Why” returned with a third season.The show highlights sensitive topics that are becoming more common in younger generations, such as rape, drug abuse and underage drinking. Now that Katherine Langford (Hannah Baker) has left the cast of the show, […]

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The summer of 2019 brought epic new movies and catchy new music

The summer of 2019 brought epic new movies and catchy new music

Summer vacation was filled with a variety of entertainment in the form of movies and music.  Films like “Yesterday” and “Blinded by the Light” brought back the music of the late 20th century, depicting legends like The Beatles and Bruce Springsteen on the big screen. […]

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Dante Albidone, Aidan Gallagher, Cameron Brodeur, Eden Cupid, Ethan Hwang, and Blake Talabis in The Umbrella Academy (Christos Kalohoridis/Netflix/TNS)

Review: Netflix Original “The Umbrella Academy” brings Gerard Way’s comic to life

“The Umbrella Academy” was released on Feb. 15, based on Gerard Way’s comic of the same title that was released 12 years ago. The show was created by Netflix, and features a total of ten episodes in its first season. This show is not like […]

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Julian Edwards and Sandra Bullock in "Bird Box." (Saeed Adyani/Netflix/TNS)

Review: Dystopian thriller “Bird box” breaks records on Netflix

Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier from a screenplay written by Eric Heisserer, based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Josh Malerman. In July 2017, it was announced that Netflix had acquired the rights to the […]

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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (Netflix)

Review: Netflix interactive film “Bandersnatch” illustrates the importance of choice

Black Mirror is a british anthology science fiction television series that examines modern society, particularly with regard to the unanticipated consequences of new technologies. The show was developed to highlight topics related to humanity’s relationship to technology, creating stories that feature, according to the creator […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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