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“Let it Snow” captures the essence of the holidays in a unique way

“Let it Snow” captures the essence of the holidays in a unique way

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Assistant Online Editor

November 28, 2019

Let it Snow is a classic holiday movie with a twist—there are three different point of views. Told from the eyes of three young adults, Let it Snow allows the audience to get a glimpse into their lives. Based on the young adult book by John Green, Lauren Myracle and Maureen Johnson, Let it Snow features...

The Politician embodies current political issues

The Politician embodies current political issues

By Ela Jalil, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2019

How far are you willing to go to get what you want? Is there a difference between being a good person and just doing good things? Netflix’s new dramedy series, The Politician, intrigues watchers with its reflection of current politics in the form of a high school presidential election.  Payton Hob...

Watch out binge watchers: Netflix is changing its pace

Watch out binge watchers: Netflix is changing its pace

By Nur Yavuz, Assistant Observations Editor

October 21, 2019

Will Netflix be changing your binging habits for you? Netflix’s new pacing schedule is going to keep binging habits to a minimum. Binge watching devalues shows and gets rid of the concept of suspense, so not only will this be healthier for the younger audiences who have too much time on their hands, b...

Ted Bundy docuseries accurately depicts his life

Ted Bundy docuseries accurately depicts his life

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observations Editor

April 1, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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, ...

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