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REVIEW: Netflix’s ‘Seven Seconds’ holds strong premise, yet held back by weak writing

“Seven Seconds” is a Netflix original created by Veena Sud, creator of AMC’s “The Killing.” Loosely based on a real story, this crime drama follows the accidental death of a black teenager, Brenton Butler. When a white off-duty officer, Peter Jablonski (played by Beau Knapp), crashes into Brenton and his ...

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Review: Netflix’s ‘The End of the F***ing World’ showcases witty dialogue, characters

The End of the F***ing World is a Netflix original series  based on the graphic novel by Charles S. Forsman. It stars Alex Lawther as James, a self-diagnosed psychopath, and Jessica Barden as Alyssa, a rebellious teenage girl who tends to bottle up her emotions. Both teens impulsively begin a ...

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Review: Netflix anime suffers from lackluster writing, redeems itself through characters

Devilman Crybaby is a Netflix original series created by Masaaki Yuasa. The series centers on Akira Fudo, an empathetic and emotional track runner who is living with the family of his parents’ friends. His childhood friend, Ryo Asuka, returns to inform him of an influx of ancient demons bent on ...

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Top 5: Enjoy the holidays with these five films, each with their ups and downs

#5: Elf Objectively, I would not say Elf is a great film, and had this been given to different writers, I would be more critical of it. Most of the characters are not that interesting, the supporting actors’ performances are diminutive, and the film can be very cheesy and cliché ...

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REVIEW: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ presents superior characters, humor in newest addition

“Thor: Ragnarok” is the third installment in the Thor series and the seventeenth film overall in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After reuniting, Thor and Loki learn that their sister and the Goddess of Death, Hela (played by Cate Blanchett), has returned to reclaim Asgard, all in the wake of an ...

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VETsuccess puts on art exhibit to honor veterans

On November 9th, as a way of commemorating Veterans Day, an art exhibit took place in the MUC Lobby from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit was titled “Showcasing Our Veterans.” “This is our fourth year hosting this,” Christina Hicks said. “I do not see it going away anytime ...

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