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Netflix movie is perfect for a teen audience

October 7, 2019 7:05pm | Angelica Garcia

Tall Girl is a Netflix film about high school teenage girl, Jodi, who is 6’1” and is constantly bullied for being the tallest girl in their school and for not being like the rest of the girls. No guy has ever paid attention to Jodi […]

New music show draws a following

March 11, 2019 1:32pm | Megan Wedhorn

The Masked Singer is a new celebrity singing competition that has quickly become one of the most popular shows on television. The show is an American spin-off of the Korean show, King of Mask Singer. The first episode of The Masked Singer “Mask On Face […]

Archie comic characters take on a new look

February 27, 2019 1:14pm | Kaline Martinez

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a dark tale, a coming-of-age story, that centers on the Archie Comics character Sabrina Spellman, portrayed by Kiernan Shipka, and also stars Ross Lynch, Lucy Davis, Chance Perdomo, Michelle Gomez, Jaz Sinclair, Tati Gabrielle, Adeline Rudolph, Richard Coyle, and […]

“Bird Box” full of suspense and action

February 24, 2019 1:00pm | April Martinez

Sandra Bullock’s Netflix thriller spawned dozens of memes and show references over the holiday, and they continue to bombard social media. Bird Box shows the world turn from normal to apocalyptic in the course of a day, with society now filled with mass suicides and […]

Body size isn’t everything

February 18, 2019 11:01am | Kyla Harmon

The Netflix movie Dumplin makes a statement about body image and appearance and how our society views us according to how we look. A teen girl, Dumplin (Danielle Macdonald), is a plus-size girl who enters a beauty pageant. She thinks her size will be a […]

“Arrow” sees villains come and go

January 27, 2019 1:01pm | Itzel Velazquez

A billionaire playboy suffers massive personal tragedy which turns him into a mask-wearing vigilante determined to protect his beloved hometown.   Arrow is a tense action-adventure series that’s loosely based on a DC Comics story about a castaway survivor who returns to his hometown to […]

Netflix series heartwarming and sweet

November 16, 2018 8:16pm | Tana Cleveland

Netflix recently added a new teen heart-melting rom-com called To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, directed by Susan Johnson. The movie is a sweet take on what many teenage girls have dreamed about: their crush to notice them. The story begins with a girl […]

“The First Purge” far too gory

November 14, 2018 10:39pm | Tana Cleveland

In order to push crime rates to an all-new low of 1 percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America agreed to have an experimental purge one night of the year. It would take place in an isolated community. A […]

Midnight, Texas full of the supernatural

October 31, 2018 10:12pm | Megan Wedhorn

Angels, demons, vampires, spirits, witches and healers are what reside in the sleepy little town of Midnight, Texas, a town where only outsiders fit in. After being off the air for over a year, NBC’s American supernatural drama, Midnight, Texas has returned for a second […]

Check out “Supergirl” on Netflix

October 19, 2018 9:46pm | Jazlyn Early

Netflix is filled to the brim with movies and TV shows that millions of people love to binge-watch, including Supergirl. The show is about Kara Zor-El, an alien from the dead planet Krypton. As a young girl, she escapes to earth, but her pod is […]