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“Emily in Paris” takes viewers on a whimsical trip abroad

The show takes place in the beautiful city of Paris. A constant theme throughout the season is Emily figuring out how to navigate the unique culture and language Paris holds.
November 11, 2020

Paris, the city of love. With a fancy language, new foreign men, and exquisite dining, nothing could go wrong. Right? On Oct. 2, Netflix released the show “Emily in Paris,” a twist on an American...

Netflix’s “Outer Banks” almost hits the jackpot

Netflix Original
June 1, 2020

The Outer Banks. Paradise on Earth. Love, guns and war between two social classes. And $400 million worth of undiscovered gold.  Set in North Carolina, Netflix’s “Outer Banks” follows John B...

Netflix show addresses real problems from social media

Penn Badgely plans Joe Goldberg, a huge stalker, on the Netflix hit series
February 4, 2020

Released less than a month ago, Netflix show “You,” has already gained over thousands of viewers that have spent countless hours binge-watching this addicting and twisted show. Although the show has...

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

The cast of Netflix Original “Let it Snow” poses for a photo at the premiere. The movie is based on the book by authors John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle
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...

The Politician embodies current political issues

Ben Platt stars in the new hit dramedy, The Politician. The first season is available on Netflix.
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...

Watch out binge watchers: Netflix is changing its pace

Although some Netflix shows are changing their pace, Netflix itself isn't changing completely, and shows like
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,...

Ted Bundy docuseries accurately depicts his life

The Ted Bundy Netflix docuseries aired January 24. It follows the life of the famous serial killer and his victims. The docuseries explores in depth the many murders that Ted Bundy committed throughout his life.
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...

Netflix show hooks WCHS students with comedy

Netflix continues to come out with equally creative and addicting shows for users to watch. “Sex Education”, released Jan. 11, has already been renewed for a second season.
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...

Netflix’s You reveals the dark side of human nature

Penn Badgley plays Joe Goldberg, Beck’s boyfriend and creepy stalker. He is often the star of many of the horrifying drama that takes place in You.
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,...

Spanish teen drama entrances WCHS students

Elite stars Miguel Bernardeau and Danna Paola sit together during an interview. In the show, the two are in a dramatic off-on relationship.
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...

Netflix romances the idea of originals directed at teens

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.,...

“Big Mouth” puts big emphasis on real life situations

The Netflix Original Series uses humor to discuss serious topics, like menstruation.
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....

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