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Netflix Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Netflix Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

May 14, 2019

If you have any form of social media, surely you’ve seen the memes about girls going crazy over Zac Efron, even if he’s portraying a serial killer. In the Netflix original Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Zac Efron takes on the role of Ted Bundy, a 1970s serial killer, rapist, kidnapper and burgla...

Netflix Review: Big Mouth

Netflix Review: Big Mouth

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

April 15, 2019

This Netflix original never fails to brighten my day. “Big Mouth” is an adult cartoon centered around hilarious preteen misery, AKA middle schoolers going through puberty. The show was created based on Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg’s own embarrassing  middle school years. Andrew Glouberman, voice...

Netflix Review: Jane The Virgin

Netflix Review: Jane The Virgin

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

March 19, 2019

I’m going to start this review by admitting that it will, in fact, be biased. This Americanized version of a telenovela is one of my favorite shows of all time. I also want to note that the CW usually only produces hot garbage, but this show is quite the exception. Developed by Jennie Snyder Urman, this ov...

Netflix Review: The Good Place

Netflix Review: The Good Place

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

February 18, 2019

NBC outdid themselves with this outrageously funny sitcom. The Good Place is witty, emotional and genuinely fun to watch. Created by Michael Shur, the show opens in a heaven-like setting with the protagonist, Eleanor Shellstrop, feeling both relieved and surprised that she made the cut. Shortly thereafte...

Anne with an E Netflix TV Series Review

Anne with an E Netflix TV Series Review

Kayla Ward, Ad and Fundraising Manager

January 16, 2019

Anne with an E is a Netflix original spin-off of the classic book, Anne of Green Gables. The TV series goes more in depth of the mind of Anne (Amybeth McNulty). The series starts with Anne, an orphan girl who is very self-conscious about her hair. Anne is adopted and makes friends—finding out m...

The Kissing Booth Netflix Movie Review

The Kissing Booth Netflix Movie Review

Kayla Ward, Ad and Fundraising Manager

January 16, 2019

At this point, almost everyone has either heard or seen of the Netflix original movie The Kissing Booth. This story includes a tale of two teens and their interesting rules for their friendship. Elle (Joey King) and Lee (Joel Courtney) plan to make a Kissing Booth for their school carnival. However,...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Netflix Movie Review

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Netflix Movie Review

Kayla Ward, Fundraising Director

October 16, 2018

The Netflix original movie, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, has blown up ever since it's release on August 17th. The film starred Noah Centineo as Peter, the male lead and Lana Condor as Lara Jean the central female lead. When I watched this movie, for the first time, I was with my little sister....

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