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Ted Bundy docuseries accurately depicts his life

Ted Bundy docuseries accurately depicts his life

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observations Editor

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinions

A simple guy next door, with striking blue eyes and suave confidence, Ted Bundy often used his natural appeal to his favor. At first sight, nobody would have thought anything about the man except for that he obviously had a bit of an ego. Netflix’s new “docuseries” exploring the life of Ted Bundy...

Netflix show hooks WCHS students with comedy

Netflix show hooks WCHS students with comedy

By Allison Jacobs, Assistant News Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Netflix released the show “Sex Education”, a quirky yet hilarious show that seems to be meant for teens, Jan. 11. In each of the eight episodes, a new sexual or teen issue presents itself between one or two characters in the show and the rest of the episode is left to the resolution of said issue,...

Netflix’s You reveals the dark side of human nature

Netflix’s You reveals the dark side of human nature

By Allison Jacobs, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

On Sept. 9, Netflix released the show You, an intense and steamy drama. The show takes place in New York City, and throughout the ten episodes, a sinister relationship forms between the two main characters, while we find out more about each of their scary pasts. The acting and shocking plot has brough...

Spanish teen drama entrances WCHS students

Spanish teen drama entrances WCHS students

By Allison Jacobs, Assistant News Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

On Oct. 5, Netflix released the Spanish show Elite, a teen thriller and drama. The show takes place at a school in Spain, and over the course of eight episodes, it unravels the murder of one of the 11 characters. However, the emotional acting and storyline has drawn viewers from all over the world t...

Netflix romances the idea of originals directed at teens

Netflix romances the idea of originals directed at teens

By Jenna Greenzaid, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts

Netflix has recently become known for its original movies and television shows, with over 700 programs in existence currently and more than 60 new originals coming during Oct. Throughout the month of Aug., Netflix released multiple romantic comedy movies that have stirred both enthusiasm for more romanc...

“Big Mouth” puts big emphasis on real life situations

“Big Mouth” puts big emphasis on real life situations

By Nora Holland, Arts Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Being a teenager and growing up is a difficult process. But the key is to laugh at life and all the awkward experiences it entails. “Big Mouth” is an animated comedy that came to Netflix Sept. 29. This hilarious cartoon series focuses on the hardships of puberty and being a teenager. Even with...

Netflix gradually increases monthly cost

Netflix gradually increases monthly cost

By Kyle Emery, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

With profits reaching 1.48 billion within the first quarter of this year, Netflix has clearly become the fastest and easiest way to watch an extensive variety of shows and movies. However, customers are going to have to adjust to some new changes. During the month of December, Netflix has announced an increa...

Stranger Things S2 receives stellar reactions

Stranger Things S2 receives stellar reactions

By Vicky Gunawam, Photo Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Warning! Spoilers ahead! Addicting and thrill inducing perfectly describe the second season of Netflix’s original series Stranger Things. The first episode of the multiple Emmy winning award show was aired on July 15, 2016. Set in the fictional town Hawkins, Indiana in the 1980’s, season one...

Big Mouth tackles taboo topics comically

Big Mouth tackles taboo topics comically

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

  Take health class, a course that tackles many of the awkward need-to-knows of puberty and teenage life, add a ton of dirty humor, stick it into an animated show and get the final result known as “Big Mouth.”   Co-created by childhood friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg, ...

‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ Delights Viewers

‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ Delights Viewers

By Nora Holland, Contest Manager

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

If you are looking for a new way to relieve stress after a tedious day of school, look no further than “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” the newest binge-worthy show on Netflix. Jan. 13, “A Series of Unfortunate Events” arrived on Netflix. Based off of the well-known young adult book series...

Netflix Remake Portrays Latinos Accurately

Netflix Remake Portrays Latinos Accurately

By Eugenia Cardinale and Emi Cardinale, Editor-in-Chief and Production Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

“This is it. This is life. The one you get.” The new Netflix original series, “One Day At a Time” (ODAAT), took the Netflix universe by storm Jan. 6. The show, which is a remake of the 1975 sitcom by the same name, is about three generations of a Cuban-American family living in the United States....

‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ Premieres on Netflix

‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ Premieres on Netflix

By Emiliana Cardinale and Nora Holland, Production Manager and Production Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

“Where you lead, I will follow…” “Gilmore Girls” is filled with friendships, morals, drama and lots of coffee. The show follows a single mother, Lorelai, as she struggles to find her dream job, and her daughter Rory through high school and into college. They live in the fictional town of Stars...

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