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Netflix cancels Daredevil after three seasons

Netflix cancels <em>Daredevil</em> after three seasons

Griffin Sendek | Staff Writer 12/06/18 Marvel’s Netflix saga is coming to an end. With the cancellation of Daredevil, the show that started it all back in 2015, the light of Marvel’s most successful venture onto the small screen is slowly, but surely, burning out. The announcement on Nov. 29, 2018, that Daredevil would not […]

Trevor Noah talks tolerance, patience in new special

Trevor Noah talks tolerance, patience in new special

11/29/18 Neil Runge | Staff Writer Witty, clever and thought provoking are just a few words to describe Trevor Noah’s new Netflix stand-up comedy special Son of Patricia. The current host of The Daily Show, Noah has proven that he knows how to handle politics and more sensitive topics in a way that’s both educational […]

Netflix reboots ‘80s classic She-Ra with more diverse cast

Netflix reboots ‘80s classic <em>She-Ra</em> with more diverse cast

11/29/18 Timothy Rush | Staff Writer As Dreamworks’ own Voltron: Legendary Defender comes to a close in its final season, Netflix makes the move in remaking another classic cartoon in its most recent Netflix Original Series, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Initially pitched to Netflix by showrunner Noelle Stevenson as a single-season remake of […]

Hasan Minhaj returns with Patriot Act

Hasan Minhaj returns with <em>Patriot Act</em>

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 11/01/18 In today’s society, learning about politics is tiring and emotionally draining, but Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj is making the act of learning about today’s current political climate something that can both entertain, inform and motivate viewers to learn more. This show premiered on Netflix with two episodes this […]

American Vandal plays to its strengths in new season

<em>American Vandal</em> plays to its strengths in new season

Josiah Martin | Arts & Entertainment Editor 09/27/18 Last year, Netflix’s American Vandal was a surprise hit: a mockumentary surrounding two young filmmakers as they try to clear the name of a student framed for spray-painting penises on teachers’ cars. The result was unexpectedly riveting: a genuinely interesting mystery, with the backdrop of an impressively […]

BoJack Horseman debuts sincerest season yet

<em>BoJack Horseman</em> debuts sincerest season yet

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/20/2018 Among those unfamiliar with the Netflix comedy BoJack Horseman, the show is seemingly known more for its depressing and existentially-nihilistic side than it is for its humor. After all, no animated series in recent memory has successfully managed to portray such weighty themes so poignantly. Nevertheless, the show assuredly […]

Rapture showcases rappers’ backstories, inspirations

<em>Rapture</em> showcases rappers’ backstories, inspirations

Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 Hip-hop has evolved significantly in its short lifetime, from the classic cyphers to the East Coast-West Coast war that dominated the ’90s to the global phenomenon that it is today. As can be expected from anything that garnered so much influence in such a short time, various pockets of […]

The 4th Company brings Mexican voices to U.S. audience

<em>The 4th Company</em> brings Mexican voices to U.S. audience

By Neil Runge | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 Initially a Mexican release in 2016, The 4th Company (La 4a Compañía), is seeing a new life on Netflix. Directed and written by Amil Galván Cervera and Mitzi Vanessa, this movie tells a story that can now be seen by an audience that otherwise might not have experienced […]

Mischievous air returns in Unfortunate Events Season Two

Mischievous air returns in <em>Unfortunate Events</em> Season Two

By Nicole Prieto | Staff Writer 04/05/2018 Fans rejoice: The entire second season of A Series of Unfortunate Events (ASOUE) premiered on March 30 on Netflix. We last saw the Baudelaires (Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes and Presley Smith) left in the questionable care of Prufrock Preparatory School, pondering about the mysterious spyglass now in their […]

The Outsider lacks enjoyable, accurate story

<em>The Outsider</em> lacks enjoyable, accurate story

By Neil Runge | Staff Writer 03/15/2018 In Martin Pieter Zandvliet’s newest movie, The Outsider, Jared Leto plays Nick Lowell, an American prisoner of war in 1950s Japan. After meeting a gang member during his time in jail, Lowell trades his freedom to join the yakuza. Even with a basic plot, and sparse dialogue, this […]

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