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Is true crime a trend as of late, or has it always been a prominent element of dramas in media?
March 4, 2019

From Netflix specials and movies, to podcasts, to Reddit and Buzzfeed, true crime has become a sweeping source of drama in the past couple of years. A Tale of Trends Sara Walsh, associate professor of...

Fyre Festival and the dueling documentaries

Fyre Festival and the dueling documentaries
February 14, 2019

Fyre Festival was intended to be the newest music festival, with hopes of being bigger than Coachella, Burning Man and Woodstock. It was created by Billy McFarland, the CEO of Fyre Media Inc. along with...

The Haunting of Hill House is Eerie in All the Best Ways

The Haunting of Hill House is Eerie in All the Best Ways
Netflix raises the bar for its original series
November 2, 2018

How can a story about a haunted house be fresh and interesting? The haunting has to mean something and we have to care about the characters who may or may not be picked off by a malevolent house. Director...

Your Human Capital on Adderall

Your Human Capital on Adderall
Netflix Documentary “Take Your Pills” Talks About Using Adderall in a Competitive Society
March 30, 2018

In an era where our attention span…. wait I got a notification… OK. In an era where our attention span escapes into our ever distracting world of immediacy, the Netflix documentary “Take Your Pills”...

Netflix show ‘The Fall’ falls short

Netflix show ‘The Fall’ falls short
It really stings when good TV goes bad
February 16, 2018

Bad shows are a television staple. We see them often. The world is overrun with them in fact; their births barely acknowledged, their deaths unmourned. However, It’s when something that starts strong...

Review: ‘The Punisher,’ Marvel’s violent new Netflix series, not for the faint of heart

Marvel's
November 22, 2017

On Friday, Nov. 17, Netflix released their newest entry into the Marvel Universe with “The Punisher.” “The Punisher” is an extremely violent and graphic series and not for those easily offended...

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