By Logan Sowash (Note: This article contains spoilers for 13 Reasons Why) After hearing thought after thought from my friends about Netflix’s new series 13 Reasons Why, I decided to throw my opinions into the ring because: A) I really, REALLY enjoyed it (like “God, this is SO GOOD” enjoyed it). B) It has A LOT of controversy revolving around it, and C) I prefer talking … Continue reading Opinion: My Thoughts on Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’
By Quentin Basnaw A high school student sits with his girlfriend on the football stadium bleachers. He’s shifting nervously. She’s holding his hands, worried. ASHLEY: You seem so distant these days, Brad. Is it something I did? ‘Cause if there is, I want you to tell me. BRAD: Ashley, it’s just… ASHLEY: I’m willing to work through whatever it is we need to work through. … Continue reading Opinion: What Makes ‘Freaks and Geeks’ So Special
By Quentin Basnaw When I was perusing Netflix trying to find another piece of entertainment to review, I stumbled onto The 100. I saw the synopsis, saw that it was going to focus on teenagers, and I moved on. After moving through the list of shows and ending back on The 100, I noticed it’s rating: NR. Intrigued (how many things starring teenagers and teenage angst … Continue reading Opinion: Why The 100 is Awesome
By Caroline Meister Parks and Recreation is a television comedy loved by many, myself included. Although the show, headlined by comic Amy Poehler, went off the air in February of 2015, the show is on Netflix, which is where I stumbled upon it after finishing The Office for the hundredth time. Not soon after that, I noticed quotes from the show, and even blatant references to its … Continue reading Opinion: The Lasting Influence of Parks and Recreation
By Quentin Basnaw Oh, The Walking Dead. At its best, it’s a solid, riveting, and emotionally complex hour of television. At worst, it’s a pretentious, optimized cash cow playing off of the audience member’s thought: will my favorite character live? The Walking Dead usually succumbs to the latter of these two situations more often than the former. The Season 7 premiere aired two weeks ago, and … Continue reading Opinion: Is the Walking Dead Too Brutal Now?
By Quentin Basnaw Eagerly awaiting Iron Fist? Me too. Marvel’s Netflix series have cemented themselves as quality entertainment, bringing the characters of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage to the small screen. Millions have watched and enjoyed these shows, enjoying the darker, more mature corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They offer us more than two hours to get to know the lives of the … Continue reading Opinion: What Iron Fist and The Defenders Need to Do
By: Desiree Williams Age is just a number, right? The old saying rings true for Liza (Sutton Foster) on TV Land’s Younger. Liza is a 40-year-old divorced mother who wants to get back into the working world after she took time off to raise her daughter. No one wanted to hire an older woman, so Liza lied about her age. She is now a 26-year-old … Continue reading Opinion: Why You Should Watch Younger