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To Binge or Not To Binge: Episode 61: ‘The Politician’

To Binge or Not To Binge: Episode 61: ‘The Politician’

By Abigail Raasch

October 14, 2019

  This article contains mild spoilers for "The Politician." One beautiful aspect of Netflix is all the original content. We can acknowledge there have been some flops, but there have also been several phenomenal works of film. "The Politician," created by Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk and Ryan...

To Binge or Not To Binge: Episode 61: ‘Mindhunter’

To Binge or Not To Binge: Episode 61: ‘Mindhunter’

By Weston Wood

October 4, 2019

WARNING: This review contains mild spoilers for the Netflix show "Mindhunter." Netflix has a lot of original movies and television series, especially ones that no one is seemingly interested in watching. They think that they'll get you to try them if they just spam all the new ones on the front pag...

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 60: ‘Lost’

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 60: ‘Lost’

By Abigail Bowé

September 27, 2019

This article contains mild spoilers for 'Lost.'   Whenever I tell most media fanatics my age — that is, any given millennial or Gen Z-er with a Netflix or Hulu subscription — that one of my favorite series of all time is ABC’s “Lost,” I’m often met with a response to the likes o...

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 59: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 59: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’

By Ray Gill

September 24, 2019

From the strange twists in “Stranger Things” to the otherworldly encounters in “Supernatural,” we are continuously drawn towards the eerie. Ghosts, demons, beasts and aliens make frequent appearances in various forms of media. Haunted houses, though, are what accompany, and often house, these creature...

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 58: ‘Blown Away’

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 58: ‘Blown Away’

By Hannah Keating

September 7, 2019

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for the Netflix show "Blown Away."   Recently added to the lineup of Netflix’s often-questionable original content is a hidden gem featuring the mesmerizing art of glassblowing. “Blown Away” is a Canadian competition show that you never knew yo...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 57: ‘The X Files’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 57: ‘The X Files’

By Abigail Bowé

August 25, 2019

  Most pop culture aficionados are guilty of it — "shipping," a word used for when one wants to see two fictional characters engage in a romantic relationship. While “Star Trek” is credited for inspiring the first “ships,” the term itself was actually created by the followers of a later sci-fi show, “The X Files." A signifi...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 56: ‘You’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 56: ‘You’

By Ray Gill

August 10, 2019

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “You.” Stalking someone is easier than ever, as almost everyone's personal information, pictures and location are easily accessible via the internet. People don’t realize how easy it is for anyone to retrieve information about them through ...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 55: ‘Chernobyl’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 55: ‘Chernobyl’

By Yixin Song

June 10, 2019

  Warning: This article contains spoilers.  What is the cost of a lie? HBO’s new miniseries, “Chernobyl,” gives a rather satisfying answer to this question. Set in April 1986 under the influence of the Ukrainian SSR, this miniseries documents one of the worst nuclear disasters in ...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 54: ‘The Expanse’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 54: ‘The Expanse’

By Alison Myers

May 19, 2019

  For me, summer constitutes a time to remember that I actually do care about learning, despite what my spring semester attitude might say otherwise. I exchange assigned books for ones that have been on my shelf since Christmas, sitcoms for documentaries and soft sci-fi for hard sci-fi. So putting...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 53: ‘Sex Education’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 53: ‘Sex Education’

By Yixin Song

May 5, 2019

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “Sex Education.” Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield) doesn’t have a normal life. His mother (Gillian Anderson) only does two things: has sex and advises others about having sex. He is not happy about his life in high school. Even worse, h...

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