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Netflix’s movie ‘P.S. I Still Love You’ falls flat

Shaelyn Ursida, Features Editor

February 21, 2020

To all the movie sequels that were just not as good as the first, you have a new inductee.  Over this past Valentine’s Day, the highly anticipated sequel of Netflix’s original movie “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,...

Netflix’s show ‘The Ranch’ fades in later seasons

Willy Walker, International Editor

February 13, 2020

After four years and 80 episodes, one of Netflix’s most popular series has hit its bitter and abrupt end: “The Ranch.” After a controversial firing of a beloved character and low ratings, Netflix officially pulled the plug on the ...

Faces old and new: ‘Sex Education’ dives deeper

Olivia Blakeslee, Features Editor

January 30, 2020

Netflix’s “Sex Education” season 2 opens with protagonist Otis Milburn’s, played by Asa Butterfield, sexual awakening, an outbreak of chlamydia at Moordale High and single parents navigating the murky waters of dating at...

‘You’ season 2 critiques social media, societal privilege

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

January 30, 2020

“You” Season 2 on Netflix is captivating, with a plot of manipulation, deceit, twists and turns that I could not have seen coming,  and intertwined with the plot are questions about social media and privilege. Joe Goldbe...

Netflix’s ‘The Circle’: authentic, unique reality show

Shaelyn Ursida, Features Editor

January 23, 2020

Netflix kicked off the decade with an all-new reality show, “The Circle.”In a very un-Netflix-like fashion, the episodes were released in a series of waves. The first wave was released on Jan. 1, 2020, with episodes one through...

‘Tall Girl’ shows inauthentic tall girl experience, short of expectations

Sarah Price, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2019

Being a “tall girl” myself, I was excited to watch a movie that I could potentially relate to. Saying I am disappointed with “Tall Girl,” released by Netflix on Sept. 13, is a bit of an understatement. Over the course ...

Netflix’s ‘A.M.I.’: classic horror tactics, modern twist

Ian McKeown, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2019

Netflix, the streaming service turned media empire, is widely known for its original series and movies, especially during the holiday season. From “A Christmas Prince,” the holiday-themed romantic comedy that caught news ...

New Chappelle special ‘Sticks and Stones’ breaks some bones

Blair Proteau, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

It’s been 16 years since “Chappelle’s Show” aired on Comedy Central, a TV series known for its societal commentary and political undertones. Since the show ended in 2006, Dave Chappelle, a popular American stand-up comedi...

At home with the queen

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

April 26, 2019

“If you surrender to the air, you can ride it.” Novelist Toni Morrison’s quotation, written in bright white lettering against a dark background, appears on screen for one quiet moment, before the image snaps to a grainy vi...

Netflix’s original horror movie is terrifyingly good

Masha Serguievski, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2018

A large number of the students at Allegheny College love the outdoors, and would do anything to spend as much time as possible outside. That being said, a large amount of the campus can relate to a lot of the problems the men in “The Rit...

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