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Tidy up your home, but don’t throw away your books

Tidy up your home, but don’t throw away your books

If you haven’t taken the time to watch at least a few episodes of Marie Kondo’s new Netflix series, “Tidying Up,” then I would highly recommend doing so. Kondo first introduced her method of keeping one’s home tidy and clean through a book she published. The book and her concepts surrounding tidying were then made into a Netflix series last […]

by Safina Husein· · Arts and Life ·
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Stalking, social media and how the Netflix hit “You” has effects in real life

The Netflix show You has taken over Twitter conversation and has amassed a dedicated following of 40 million viewers who can’t get enough of the creepy but captivating Joe Goldberg and his developing obsession with Beck, a woman he briefly encounters in his bookstore.  Praised for its pulpy dramatics and dark writing, You stands as a strong example of what […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
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“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” is full of surprise twist and turns

Black Mirror, the British science fiction anthology series that portrays dark depictions of an alternate present-day and near future, surprised Netflix viewers with a “movie” released on Dec. 28, after the trailer was released just one day before. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is an interactive, build-your-own adventure style psychological thriller that places the viewer in control of the storyline and the […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
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“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” charms Netflix audiences

On Oct. 26, the long anticipated The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina premiered on Netflix. Though it may not be the horror fix you’re looking for, it’s worth the watch whether you’re a fan of the comics or earlier adaptations or not. If you’re a fan of Riverdale, the highest marketing point of Sabrina as the two shows have the same […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·
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Sierra Burgess Netflix film is problematic

After the success of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Netflix seemed to be hitting it out of the park in the teen high school comedy movie department. Then comes Sierra Burgess is a Loser, which seems like a smash hit on paper, but didn’t quite hit the A grades that the character herself achieves in the runtime. Sierra […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·
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Subscription services that are useful and budget friendly for students

I’m always hesitant to spend money on an app or a subscription service, since you never know how well it will work out and it can be difficult to cancel it depending on what you choose to sign up with. I’ve gone through an unending trial and error process with subscriptions and there are definitely some standout options that are […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
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Black Mirror: A reflection of the modern world?

This morning I saw Pizza Hut tweet a picture of their concept for a fully autonomous delivery vehicle. Shortly after this went out, the official twitter handle for Black Mirror — the much talked about Netflix exclusive which was picked up off of British television public-access station, Channel 4 — sent out a response. “We know how this goes,” the tweet […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Arts and Life ·
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Allegations against Kevin Spacey push actor out of House of Cards

On Oct. 29, Anthony Rapp flooded Twitter with accusations of assault directed toward actor Kevin Spacey. Later the same day, Spacey released a statement neither confirming nor denying the accusation, but instead revealing to the world that he was a gay man. The timing, which reads as “now’s a good as time as any,” leaves something to be desired. By […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Opinion ·
The big screen, the small screen and the in-between

The big screen, the small screen and the in-between

There’s a method of filmmaking called cinéma vérité – true cinema. The form refers to a specific method of taking natural bits of life – rather than contrived art – and splicing them together into an unpretentious grasp at realism. For the sake of this article, we’re going to re-contextualize those same words to question the modern state of the […]

by Karlis Wilde· · Features ·