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Society mirrored in Julie and the Phantoms

December 15, 2020 11:48pm | Kaline Martinez

Nearly a year after her mother’s death, 15-year-old Julie Molina (Madison Reyes) still struggles to find her passion for music, a bond that she shared with her songwriter mom. Unable to perform, she loses her sport in her school’s prestigious music program, which is awful […]

Emily in Paris is a fun respite from real life

December 4, 2020 11:35pm | Emma Adams

Emily is an American marketer who moves to France when she is tasked with bringing an American point of view to a respected French marketing firm. Cultures clash as she adjusts to the challenges of life in Paris while juggling her career, new friendships and […]

Clouds tugs at the heartstrings

November 30, 2020 10:10pm | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Zach Sobiech is a seventeen-year-old senior who has special music talent and likes to live life to the fullest despite the cancer he was diagnosed with at 14 and the treatments he undergoes in an effort to save his life. A few weeks into his […]

Schitt’s Creek gives viewers something to strive for

November 5, 2020 9:25am | Kaline Martinez

Schitt’s Creek is a Canadian television sitcom created by Dan and Eugene Levy. The Roses are a wealthy family of four: video store owner Johnny (Eugene), his wife and former soap opera actress Moira (Catherine O’Hara), and their spoiled adult children David and Alexis (Dan […]

The 100 wraps up seventh season

October 10, 2020 10:03am | Sherlynn Rodriguez

In order to survive they must protect each other and their people, no matter the cost.  After nuclear bombs destroy civilization on earth, the only survivors left are those on the 12 international space stations. Three generations later, the 4,000 survivors living in the space […]

Stopping the apocalypse is focus of Netflix series

April 23, 2020 10:11pm | Kaline Martinez

Decades before The Umbrella Academy opens as a school, 43 infants were inexplicably born to women all over the world who weren’t pregnant the day before. A strange billionaire, Sir Reginald Hargreeves (played by Colm Meany), figures these children must have some kind of special […]

Netflix series provides suspense for viewers

April 21, 2020 11:58pm | Kaline Martinez

Listen for them… They whisper… You hear that? Available on Netflix, Locke & Key is a thrilling series that raises more questions than it answers from the unnatural death in the very first scene but it doesn’t stop there. The Locke family relocated to their […]

Tyler Perry brings on the suspense

April 17, 2020 9:57pm | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Jasmine Bryant is a lawyer who is given a new client to defend: Grace Waters, the woman accused of murdering her husband, Shanon. When gentle, law-abiding Grace confesses to killing her new husband, her skeptical young lawyer sets out to uncover the truth As Jasmine […]

Superhero series is electrifying

April 15, 2020 3:26pm | Kaline Martinez

Where’s the future? Right here.  And whose life is this? Mine.  And what are you gonna do with it? Live it by any means necessary. Black Lightning is an American superhero television drama series on one of DC’s lesser-known superheroes. The series sees the retired […]

True story of rodeo rider is inspirational

April 4, 2020 9:15pm | Sherlynn Rodriguez

After barely surviving a horrific automobile accident, nationally ranked amateur barrel racer Amberly Synder became paralyzed from the waist down and is told that she will never walk again. However, this doesn’t stop Amberley from setting up goals to walk, ride and rodeo once again. […]