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The Future of the Entertainment Industry

The Future of the Entertainment Industry

Sarah Larson, Art and Community Writer

October 19, 2020

When COVID-19 first hit the US during the spring of this year, movie theaters across the country were forced to close to avoid spreading the disease, including the one I used to work at. As of right now, many theaters are still closed since there are no new releases for movie theaters right now...

Blockbuster, Tom Cruise, and COVID-19

Blockbuster, Tom Cruise, and COVID-19

Claire Weltz, Opinion Writer

October 19, 2020

Remember Blockbuster? If you do, you’re one of few. In my hometown, up until a few months ago, we had a local version of Blockbuster - Video Magic. There is nothing greater than perusing the aisles and rediscovering your favorite John Hughes classic that Netflix took off a few months ago. (Sixteen...

Netflix’s Cuties: Was it Just Bad Promotion?

Netflix’s Cuties: Was it Just Bad Promotion?

Sarah Larson, Arts and Community Writer

September 21, 2020

A few weeks ago, Netflix released a poster for an upcoming movie called Cuties. This poster ended up receiving backlash since it included a group of very obviously underage girls in provocative clothing and poses. Some of the criticism received in the form of death threats were also sent to the director of the film. Af...

Tiger King

Tiger King

Madie McPherson, Opinion Writer

April 7, 2020

Netflix’s Tiger King. When I first heard about it, I genuinely found the premise so stupid until I watched the first episode, and from there it was history. I got caught up in watching the rest of the episodes and trying to figure the possible reason why this show is such a success. Why during this time of unc...

Disney +

Disney +

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

November 20, 2019

It has been a week since the launch of Disney + which seemed to break the internet. The buzz behind the new streaming service has made it popular among all age groups.    Millenials are having major flashbacks seeing that they are able to watch all of the shows they grew up loving. Anything ...

Netflix original stuns viewers

The emotional TV series, 13 Reasons Why, was released on Netflix on March 31.

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

It’s always exciting to see one of your favorite books turn into a movie or a TV show. I fortunately had this experience happen on Friday, Mar. 31. “13 Reasons Why,” a book published in 2007 by Jay Asher was adapted into a TV series by Netflix. It is Netflix’s newest must see series. Back in 2007...

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