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The Half of It proves breaking down barriers doesn’t happen perfectly

Flawless storytelling and perfect writing isn’t where Netflix’s new film The Half of It draws its success. Its story carves a place for itself as a thoughtfully portrayed LGTBQ+ experience in the messy, dramatic, and sometimes clichéd world of coming-of-age movies.Continue...

Binging while social distancing

As I sit at home in pyjamas and no makeup, sad and annoyed because coronavirus has stolen the best thing about being home—seeing my high school friends—I've found that the only things there are to do include reading books, going on walks, and binging an endless stream of TV shows.Continue...

BoJack Horseman ends on a bittersweet note

BoJack Horseman ended its run this winter after six seasons. For a show that spent much of its time exploring the titular character’s soul, even after its finale, a major question remains: Is BoJack redeemable?Continue...

Disney+ wrongly sacrifices inclusivity for image

Like many other Gen-Z women, I was extremely excited when Disney+ announced that it would reboot Lizzie McGuire last August.Continue...

Analyzing the phenomenon of the YA book-to-movie adaptation

Do you remember the delightfully uncomplicated early 2010s, when movie adaptations of popular young adult (YA) dystopian novels dominated the box office?Continue...

I Am Not Okay with This is the superhero origin story we need

Being a teenager can be rough. It’s a time of uncertainty, between changing family dynamics, frighteningly strong emotions, and sexual confusion. Now, add destructive superpowers you don’t know how to control to this laundry list of problems.Continue...

To All the Boys sequel delivers just what its viewers want

To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You is nothing if not charmingly predictable.Continue...

Miss Americana reminded me why I love Taylor Swift

I really love Taylor Swift.Continue...

The Pharmacist is more than just a true crime docuseries

The Pharmacist , which became available for streaming on Feb. 5, is the latest true crime docuseries released on Netflix, following popular titles Don’t F*ck with Cats and Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez .Continue...

Saying goodbye to The Good Place

This week, NBC comedy The Good Place moved on to a better place—wink wink, nudge nudge—but only after imparting us with one final philosophical message.Continue...

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