The Campus

‘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...

Netflix releases its newest drama series, ‘Mindhunter’

Jen Rodriguez, Features Editor

October 19, 2017

Following original crime shows such as “Making a Murderer” and “The Keepers,” “Mindhunter” is Netflix’s newest exhilarating crime drama of 2017. The series debuted on Friday, Oct. 13 and is a short first season of 1...

Netflix releases four-part mini-series

Marley Parish, Features Editor

December 1, 2016

The sacred final four words of the series have been spoken after Netflix released the Gilmore Girls revival “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” on Friday, Nov. 25. Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino picks up right where she left ...

Documentary recaps Amanda Knox trial

Marley Parish, Features editor

October 13, 2016

Almost nine years since the murder of Meredith Kercher, a 22-year-old woman who was found dead in her apartment in Perugia, Italy, Netflix revisits the case in an original documentary called “Amanda Knox,” made by filmmakers...

Duffer duo dazzles Netflix

Marley Parish, Features editor

September 15, 2016

Matt and Ross Duffer’s eight-episode-long science fiction drama, “Stranger Things,” is taking Netflix by storm. Set in a small town in Indiana, the Duffer brothers bring the 1980s back to life with Dungeons & Dragons...

‘Making a Murderer’ makes a mess

Michael Ross, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016

The city of Manitowoc, Wisconsin occupies just a shade under 18 square miles of the United States’ almost 4 million. Its long-held claim to fame is that it is the birthplace of the ice cream sundae, a title disputed among several...

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