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To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 77: ‘Hollywood’

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By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

May 29, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for “Hollywood.”   “Hollywood” is a new Netflix miniseries following a group of actors, directors, writers and producers in the post-war Golden Age of Hollywood. Through the production of the next big thing in Hollywood, the show expose...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 74: ‘Altered Carbon’

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By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer

April 14, 2020

  With an immersive, “Blade Runner”-esque atmosphere and dark, smoothly executed themes about human nature, “Altered Carbon” is the type of sci-fi I love most. Based on a trio of novels by Richard Morgan, the show takes place in a grim, intergalactically-connected future in which human...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 73: ‘Anne with an E’

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By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

March 24, 2020

  It goes without saying that classics are usually best left untouched. They're classic for a reason, right? Yet, in the world of popular culture, the temptation to remake the old is ever-present. From Disney live-action remakes to on-screen adaptations of novels, the industry is either running...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 72: ‘Messiah’

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer

March 10, 2020

  Warning: This article contains minor spoilers for "Messiah." One of my most recent binges, the Netflix original series “Messiah,” is a philosophical dive into what it would mean if the second coming were to occur in today’s world.  “Messiah” first debuted on Jan. 1, 2020, and though i...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 70: ‘Maniac’

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By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer

February 26, 2020

  It’s been well over a year since I first binge-watched “Maniac,” but I still think about it several times a week. The 10-part Netflix original series directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, starring Emma Stone (as Annie Landsberg) and Jonah Hill (as Owen Milgrim) is easily one of my all-time...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 66: ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

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By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

December 9, 2019

  The internet savvy are likely familiar with a certain meme about the "trinity"or "horsemen"of wholesomeness — jokes which point to particular television personalities as prime examples of happy and well-rounded living. These role models often include loveable figures such as Bob Ross, Steve Irwin,...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 64: ‘Dear White People’

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By Alison Myers, Arts Writer

November 7, 2019

Deep into the semester, if I have time to breathe, let alone watch Netflix, I’m going to find a good, mind-numbing comedy to massage the brain. Unless I decide to watch a marginalized group of dynamic, Ivy League students also lose their minds over their own fictional semester. In the hit-or-miss...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 63: ‘Looking for Alaska’

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By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

October 30, 2019

  This article contains mild spoilers for “Looking for Alaska.” Hulu’s newly released mini series “Looking for Alaska” seems to check all the marks when it comes to a successful show, except perhaps originality. The show is based on the novel by John Green, best known for teen rom...

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

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By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

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’

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By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

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...

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