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‘Ginny and Georgia’ misses the mark by hitting too many

One minute you’re laughing, the next you’re on the edge of your seat—and the entire time you’re confused about what’s going on. That’s the experience of watching Ginny and Georgia. Continue...

Taylor Swift is mad, and we should at least respect that anger

Last week, Taylor Swift called out the Netflix series Ginny & Georgia for making a sexist joke at her expense. Unsurprisingly, Swift’s criticism spurred a divisive response online. Some are interpreting it as a #girlboss moment, applauding Swift for her candour. Others think she can’t take a joke.Continue...

‘To All the Boys: Always and Forever’ is the perfect romance for pandemic-era dating disappointment

It doesn’t top the original, but the third instalment of the To All the Boys franchise delivers the same comforting, romantic idealism as its predecessors.Continue...

Why I fall back into ‘comfort watching’

“Are you still watching?” This is the prompt that appears when Netflix is concerned you’re spending too much time in front of the screen.Continue...

‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ does too much with too little

With a mere six-episode season, Fate: The Winx Saga —a teen adaptation of Nickelodeon’s hit Winx Club series—already lacked the space to do much with the vast world it inherited from its predecessor. While it uses the rich Winx world to its advantage, Fate tries to do too much with the little it has.Continue...

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ doesn’t properly depict addiction

While stylish and bingeable, Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit fails to portray an authentic struggle with addiction.Continue...

Travesty in the ‘Ton: ‘Bridgerton’ slips up

Without holiday plans to look forward to and with the incoming frost chasing us all indoors for good, I entered a lull in November—then the Bridgerton trailer dropped.Continue...

Everyone is a sinner in ‘The Devil All the Time’

In The Devil All the Time , nobody is without sin—and some characters have sinned a lot more than they let on.Continue...

Battle of the streaming services

As students, many of us don’t have money to waste on subscribing to a myriad of streaming services. If you’re not mooching off your parents’ accounts or splitting subscriptions with your housemates, chances are you’ve wondered: which television and movie streaming site will get me the most bang for my student buck?Continue...

'Patriot Act' was a hilarious, brilliant example of South Asian representation

When I saw Hasan Minhaj’s performance at the White House Correspondence Dinner in 2017, I didn’t know whether to laugh, applaud, or pray for his life while he ripped President Trump apart with comedic brilliance. I did know I was completely captivated by his brutal honesty and perfectly delivered punchlines, and I wanted more.Continue...

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