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Margaret Qualley and BJ Harrison in Maid (2021).

“Maid” brings taboo subjects to light

Jennifer Augusts, Correspondent
November 21, 2021

Netflix’s new series “Maid” tackles a variety of social issues, including domestic violence and economic class.  Written by Stephanie Land and released last month, the show is about Alex (Margaret...

Daniel Craig as James Bond in No Time to Die (2021).

“No Time to Die”: A nostalgic ending for this era of 007

Joseph Giddings, Correspondent
October 28, 2021

James Bond’s return to the silver screen is as exciting as ever, with recurring characters, fast-paced stunts and action-packed scenes — all to fulfill the epic conclusion of Daniel Craig’s 15-year-run...

From left to right, Monse Finnie (Sierra Capri), Cesar Diaz (Diego Tinoco), Jamal Turner (Brett Gray) and Ruby Martinez (Jason Genao).

“On My Block” season four should be skipped

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer
October 23, 2021

Season four of “On My Block” is a colossal disappointment, both for long-time viewers expecting a proper resolution to long-established storylines and for new-watchers. To recap, “On My Block”...

Contestants in the Squid Game compete for financial security.

“Squid Game”: Does money really buy happiness?

Jevon McKinnon, Staff Writer
October 7, 2021

It is widely believed that money can solve all your problems. If only someone could pay off all of their debt with endless amounts of money. They could afford to feed their family, lively safely without...

Ben Platt as Evan Hansen and Amandla Stenberg as  Alana Beck sitting together on a swing set.

The emotional beauty in “Dear Evan Hansen”

Audrey Lichty, Correspondent
October 7, 2021

"Dear Evan Hansen" is both a heartfelt and heartbreaking story about a teenager trying to deal with depression and anxiety, and a family grieving the loss of their son and brother. The musical movie, released...

Jake Gyllenhaal as 911 operator Joe Baylor. The movie takes place at his workplace.

“The Guilty”: A thrilling ride

Tara Eastwood, Correspondent
October 7, 2021

Can you imagine reading a book or watching a movie that only took place in one setting? In Netflix’s new Thriller, “The Guilty,” that is exactly what happened. It is out of the ordinary for a film...

Debbie Allen accepts her Governors Award.

73rd Emmy Awards highlight female excellence

Cara Rieber, Staff Writer
September 23, 2021

It was a historic night for women in entertainment Sunday Sept. 19 as millions of viewers tuned in to watch the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Television Award Show. The event was hosted by Cedric the Entertainer,...

Top 5 - Shows to watch on Netflix

Top 5 – Shows to watch on Netflix

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
March 2, 2021

As alternative streaming services grow in popularity, the once dominant Netflix has been losing its position as the trendiest source of entertainment. Other streaming services such as Disney Plus, Amazon...

The Queens Gambit, starring Anya Tayler-Joy tells the story of Beth Harmon and her rise to fame in the world of chess.

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ review: The struggles of a savant

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
December 21, 2020

Chess can be traced back 1,500 years when it is thought to have developed in India. Now, it is heralded as one of the most skillful games of competition, with tournaments that boast impressive prize pools....

Harrowing Halls of  Halloween Programming

Harrowing Halls of Halloween Programming

Jesus Chico, Staff Writer / Graphics Editor
October 6, 2020

Fall television is often the most anticipated content all year, and 2020 is no exception. While theaters may have been shut down in much of the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, streaming shows and...

Former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris testifies before the U.S. Senate in The Social Dilemma

‘The Social Dilemma’ review: the sins of social media

Josh Bahns, Staff Writer
September 11, 2020

“There are only two industries that call their customers ‘users’: illegal drugs and software.” This is one of the many haunting quotes from Netflix’s new docu-drama hybrid, “The Social Dilemma.”  Jeff...

Review of Charlie Kaufmans Im Thinking of Ending Things

Review of Charlie Kaufman’s ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’

Josh Bahns, Staff Writer
September 7, 2020
Rarely does a movie start with a character saying the title of said movie, but rarely does a Kaufman movie resemble any other.
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