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Kerry Washington shines in film adaptation of American Son

Kerry Washington shines in film adaptation of <em>American Son</em>

Colleen Hammond | Opinions Editor 11/7/19 Christopher Demos-Brown’s hit Broadway play is brought to life in the new star-studded Netflix drama, American Son. Set entirely in the waiting room of a south Florida police station,  American Son tells the story of an interracial couple (Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale) searching for their missing son with […]

Netflix’s Daybreak, though not perfect, is action-packed fun

Netflix’s <em>Daybreak</em>, though not perfect, is action-packed fun

Hannah Boucher 11/07/19 Children turning savage in the absence of adults: William Golding first introduced the concept 65 years ago with his critically-acclaimed novel Lord of the Flies. Netflix re-introduces the idea with its new action-comedy original series, Daybreak. After an atomic bomb goes off, wiping out the entire adult population, the kids must learn […]

Paul Rudd and Paul Rudd shine in new series

Paul Rudd and Paul Rudd shine in new series

Josiah Martin | Arts & Entertainment Editor 10/24/19 Paul Rudd has a reputation for being an endearing and reliable actor – a reputation he proves himself worthy of in Netflix’s Living with Yourself. In the series, Rudd expertly portrays two versions of Miles Elliot – a non-threatening, slobbish advertising writer, and his more confident, personable […]

Season 2 of Disenchanment a success for Groening

Season 2 of <em>Disenchanment</em> a success for Groening

Hannah Boucher | Staff Writer 09/26/19 A little over a year after the release of a 10-episode season on Netflix, Matt Groening works his magic yet again with  Disenchantment, season 2. The concept of an “adult” cartoon is not a new one —  in fact, Groening has been whipping out animated shows for grown-ups since […]

We Have Always Lived in the Castle worth a watch on Netflix

<em>We Have Always Lived in the Castle</em> worth a watch on Netflix

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 09/19/19 The 2018 adaptation of the gothic novel We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson is now on Netflix and ready for new eyes. It first premiered at the LA Film Festival, then earlier this year, it was shown in a limited number of theaters. A streaming […]

Paper Tiger is a lazy, tone-deaf special from Bill Burr

<em>Paper Tiger</em> is a lazy, tone-deaf special from Bill Burr

Ollie Gratzinger | Editor-in-Chief 09/12/19 In his new comedy special Paper Tiger, Bill Burr aims to critique the nuances of an ever-polarized and political American society, but instead, he bumbles through 67 minutes of awkward, aggressive tabloid humor with only rare moments of respite from what can only be described as an act of dogmatic […]

The Worst Witch is a treat for viewers young and old

<em>The Worst Witch</em> is a treat for viewers young and old

Timothy Rush | Staff Writer 08/29/19 Many shows fly under the radar and don’t largely receive a lot of mainstream attention. Sometimes it’s because they’re bad, and sometimes it’s because the genre is not one that people pay a large amount of attention to. A strong example of the latter is The Worst Witch, a […]

Invader Zim successfully returns to Earth

<em>Invader Zim</em> successfully returns to Earth

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 08/22/19 Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus, released on Netflix this past Friday, is yet another film to join the long list of media from the 90s and early 2000s to be rebooted and brought back to life. More than a decade since the final episode of the show aired, Netflix […]

She-Ra reboot returns with iffy second season

<em>She-Ra</em> reboot returns with iffy second season

Timothy Rush | Staff Writer 05/02/19 Second seasons can be hits or misses. It is hard to capture the same magic that made the first season great or continue the same story arcs efficiently. In turn, a new season grants a new opportunity to right the wrongs of the previous one. Overall, season 2 of […]

I Think You Should Leave is hilarious, but needs to abandon gross-out humor

I Think You Should Leave is hilarious, but needs to abandon gross-out humor

Josiah Martin | Arts & Entertainment Editor 04/29/19 Sketch comedy is hard. Tim Robinson knows this, but has the tools to pull it off — he was a featured player and writer on Saturday Night Live. He has pulled out all the stops for I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson, creating a sketch […]

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