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February 22, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Deja View: Problems with Netflix’s ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’

By | Feb 14, 2018

Staff Writers Jake Leary and Colin Tessier discuss the many failures of Netflix’s “The Cloverfield Paradox” in this week’s episode of “Deja View.”
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Review: Netflix captures comedy magazine’s character

By | Feb 6, 2018

“A Futile and Stupid Gesture” is not a typical biopic. Instead, it’s a love letter to Doug Kenney and the National Lampoon.

Review: Teen romance’s complex morality is compelling

By | Jan 22, 2018

The ethical ambiguity in “The End of the F***ing World” separates the show from other, tamer stories of rebellious young love.

Review: Strange sci-fi series’ second season soars

By | Oct 31, 2017

“Stranger Things” season two brilliantly balanced the humor, drama and scares of season one.

Review: Netflix horror-thriller doesn’t play around

By | Oct 2, 2017

Based on the novel by Stephen King, “Gerald’s Game” is a twisted, violent psychological thriller about a woman’s fight to survive.

Review: Marvel heroes soar in super team-up series

By | Aug 30, 2017

Comic book fans, casual and hardcore alike, should enjoy “The Defenders,” as it has the ingredients for a modern superhero story.

Deja View: ’13 Reasons Why’ falsely depicts mental illness

By | Apr 19, 2017

In a special roundtable edition of Deja View, Reviews Editor Jake Leary dives into the controversy surrounding Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why.” He is joined by Assistant Multimedia Editor Matt Maloney, Opinion Editor Celisa Calacal and Matt Hirsch, current Ad Sales Manager and former Events Committee Chairman for Active Minds.

Review: Netflix’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ revival disappoints fans

By | Dec 6, 2016

While it was exciting to watch Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel revive their roles as the Lorelai and Rory, the show failed to live up to the hype.

Review: Netflix documentary ’13TH’ spawns racial discussions

By | Nov 4, 2016

One of the strongest qualities about “13TH” is its reckoning with a history that has consistently sought ways to oppress black Americans.

Constitution Day panel discusses Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’

By | Sep 18, 2016

The journalist responsible for covering the trial documented in the Netflix documentary series “Making a Murderer,” along with two local attorneys, spoke to over 75 students and faculty members about the rights that legal defendants have, or should have, to administer a fair trial.

Review: Netflix original ‘Stranger Things’ mirrors ’80s tropes

By | Sep 12, 2016

A vile monster. A lovable band of children. A grand conspiracy. A soundtrack worthy of John Carpenter. This is Netflix’s “Stranger Things”: the ’80s homage that still dominates conversation nearly two months after its release.

Review: ‘Little Prince’ transports viewers back to childhood

By | Sep 4, 2016

Netflix’s “The Little Prince,” based on the classic work of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, delivers such a rich range of emotion, moral and visual complexity. This complexity is evident in “Prince” — each chapter of the Prince’s quest, from his home on the minuscule Asteroid B-612 to the vast expanse of the Sahara Desert, is rendered in stop-motion.