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Spielberg’s Crusade Against Netflix

Spielberg’s Crusade Against Netflix

March 13, 2019

In a world where huge action epics and existing intellectual properties are dominating the industry, Netflix and its counterpoints have given a home to more mid-budget films.

“Umbrella Academy” Excels

“Umbrella Academy” Excels

March 6, 2019

“Umbrella Academy” is one of the more memorable and enjoyable Netflix Original series to come out in recent time.

“The Devil We Know” Was Not The Devil I Expected

“The Devil We Know” Was Not The Devil I Expected

February 20, 2019

Who would’ve thought the Devil came in the form of a fluorine chemical?

Fyre Festival Docs: Different Perspectives, Same Problems

Fyre Festival Docs: Different Perspectives, Same Problems

January 30, 2019

As for which documentary is the better of the two, it is hard to say.

Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie” Celebrates Living Life to the Fullest

Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie” Celebrates Living Life to the Fullest

January 23, 2019

While “Grace and Frankie” is a comedic show focused primarily on senior citizens, it preaches valuable lessons about life for viewers of all ages.

Sierra Burgess is a Loser Embraces Body Positivity

Sierra Burgess is a Loser Embraces Body Positivity

September 12, 2018

By Anna Kuyat Netflix originals are notoriously inconsistent with their themes. Netflix has released films and TV shows that have progressive themes and bring up significant issues relating to our current political climate. These films and shows encourage uncomfortable conversations about topics ...

Season 2 of Jessica Jones Underperforms

Season 2 of Jessica Jones Underperforms

March 21, 2018

By Briana Scalia The second season of “Jessica Jones,” while not unwatchable, is certainly not as enjoyable as its initial season. The most recent of Marvel’s batch of Netflix shows, “Jess...

“A Series of Unfortunate Events”

“A Series of Unfortunate Events”

January 25, 2017

By Briana Scalia There is only one word that perfectly encapsulates the plot of the new Netflix original series, “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events,” and it is “unfortunate.” However, no viewer can s...

Summer TV Wrap Up: The Best of the Binge

Summer TV Wrap Up: The Best of the Binge

September 7, 2016

By Nicole Fiorica Because many television shows break during the summer, the last several months brought about a number of new programs worth the watch. Despite the season’s reputation for light programm...

Streaming Services Give Indie Movies a Second Life and Why That’s A Good Thing

Streaming Services Give Indie Movies a Second Life and Why That’s A Good Thing

April 6, 2016

By Kristen Santer The early months of the year are an important time for independent films. Some of the biggest film festivals occur from January to May, including the Sundance Film Festival, the Tribeca Film Festival and the C...

Netflix Demanding Big Bucks from Bingers

Netflix Demanding Big Bucks from Bingers

February 3, 2016

By John Christen The beloved streaming service Netflix announced on Oct. 8, 2015 that its standard streaming plan price would increase from $8.99 to $9.99, a seemingly inconsequential fee to those whos...

Fordham IT Addresses Wifi Issues

Fordham IT Addresses Wifi Issues

October 28, 2015

By Erin Shanahan As a result of the many wifi issues experienced by Fordham students around campus, Judith Rothschild, manager of Student Technology Services at Fordham University, addressed student concerns and ...

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