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The promotional poster for Netflixs show Heartstopper season three. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Lack of intersectional transgender experiences in “Heartstopper”

Jenna Zaza, Arts and Culture Editor April 4, 2024

Netflix will release the third season of its prideful series “Heartstopper” this upcoming October. As fans and critics eagerly wait to see their beloved cast on screen once more, let’s evaluate...

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Wes Anderson’s four new short films showcase his admirable directorial skills

Patrick Larkin October 15, 2023
New Wes Anderson short films were released daily on Netflix from Sept. 27 to Sept. 30. The films are adaptations of the Ronald Dahl stories “The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar,” “The Swan,” “The Rat Catcher” and “Poison.”
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The official show poster of the Netflix show Surviving Summer. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“Surviving Summer” Season 2 rides the waves of teenage melodrama

Clare Gehlich October 1, 2023
“Surviving Summer,” the Australian series about surfing that satisfies fans wanting soapy drama, has made quite a splash on Netflix since the debut of its second season on Sept. 15.
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Forward Gabrielle Côté (21) attempts a shot against Long Island University on Sunday, Aug. 28. Côté was one of the heroes of the 2022 Stony Brook womens soccer team. KAYLA GOMEZ MOLANO/THE STATESMAN

How Gabrielle Côté went from struggling freshman to hero of the season

Jonah Kahn August 16, 2023
A common theme of the 2022 Stony Brook women’s soccer team was its youth — in particular, the age of its stars. The Seawolves had eight freshmen field players, all of whom scored a goal in their debut seasons.
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Poster for Netflixs Heartstopper Kit Conner (left) and Joe Locke (right) as Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring. Season two of the hit show has NETFLIX

“Heartstopper” Season 2: predictions for what’s to come

Jenna Zaza May 1, 2023
The streaming service and “Heartstopper” author and screenwriter Alice Oseman posted the announcement on their Instagram accounts on April 24. While fans wait eagerly to see their favorite Brits on the screen again, here are some predictions for season two.  
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Netflix’s exploited Marilyn Monroe in “Blonde”

Sydney Riddle October 1, 2022
There are many movies to watch this fall, but “Blonde” should not be one of them.
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Netflix original series Heartstopper featuring Kit Connor and Joe Locke.

Prideful queer show “Heartstopper” has been renewed for two seasons

Jenna Zaza September 18, 2022
Netflix’s hit queer show “Heartstopper” was confirmed for two additional seasons at the end of its successful first season with a 100% tomato score on Rotten Tomatoes and a 97% audience rating.
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Bridgerton’s new season brings romance and scandal

Izabelle Dessi April 7, 2022
Bridgerton is filled with excitement and love and there for sure is never a dull moment. The drama of the Bridgerton, Sharma and Featherington familes keeps you fully entertained through every one of the eight episodes.
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“The Tinder Swindler”: Netflix Review

Sydney Riddle February 28, 2022
Simon Leviev's Ponzi scheme, in which he pretended to be the son of a Russian-Israeli diamond mogul on the dating app Tinder, is exposed in "The Tinder Swindler."
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“Arcane” raises the bar for video game-inspired TV

Jospeh D'alessandro November 28, 2021
Most people know “League of Legends” as one of the most popular video games in the world, but that changed with the release of “Arcane,” the Netflix TV adaptation which debuted its first season on Nov. 6.
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Love (and murder) in the time of rich, white suburbia: ‘You’ Season 3 Review

Melanie Navarro October 24, 2021
Hello “You,” season three. Charming murderer Joe Goldberg, played by Penn Badgely, returned to Netflix on Oct. 15 with big expectations. Major spoilers ahead.
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‘He’s All That’ Review: Higher stakes but a lukewarm outcome

Anjulina Varghese September 11, 2021
Cue Sixpence None the Richer’s “Kiss Me"; Laney Boggs walks in slow-motion down the stairs in her gorgeous makeover, only to clumsily trip into the arms of Zack Slier, her love interest. This iconic scene from the 90s classic “She’s All That” is still memorable in the hearts of fans all over the world. The 2021 reboot by Mark Waters, “He’s All That,” portrays the same concept, in a way that is in tune with today’s generation.
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