Alina Edwards, Wellesley College
The streaming giant’s recent release is a frustratingly dull action film, starring two actors who have given much, much better performances.
Meredith Granmayeh, Chapman University
Once known for dramas, the platform’s originals now mostly consist of films that focus on teenage romance.
Aly Walters, Michigan State University
With Season 4 finally given a release date, it’s time for an overview of all the great moments leading up to the long-awaited season.
Re’nesia Mills, University of Tampa
In this Netflix Original, Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot share the screen in an action-packed comedic film with an unexpected ending.
Virginia Laurie, Washington and Lee University
The raunchy and controversial animated Netflix series prioritizes worldbuilding in preparation for a new spinoff rather than its own characters’ development.
Tori Walz, Eastern Michigan University
Searching for something new to watch? Here’s a list of upcoming shows and movies coming out next month that you should check out.
Mariam Nasief, Columbia University
Jojo Moyes’ most recent novel-to-film adaptation is not as perfect or heart-wrenching as its predecessor, ‘Me Before You.’
Kaitlyn Nuebel, University of Pittsburgh
The platform’s new coming-of-age movie encourages young people to not get too caught up in the college admissions process.
Anna Swenson, Butler University
Charlie Kaufman’s latest film asks, what makes a person?
Srishti Tyagi, Cornell University
The Netflix original series illuminates the nuances of arranged marriage in the modern era, as well as the persistent shortcomings of Indian society.
Chris Dang, University of California, Riverside
In Netflix’s new game show, you can win $10,000 by completing the obstacle course. Just don’t fall into the lava!
Meredith Day, Davidson College
While it hews close to a lot of Christmas movie tropes, the film subverts just enough of its conventions to create something compelling.
Charlotte Susser, University of Chicago
From mom fights to British children to Anna Kendrick, the comedian has a joke for every situation.
Carli Moses, Union University
In this thespian spoof, the actor takes on an unusual comedic role.
Abby Webb, Rice University
It might not be the scariest show on Netflix, but here’s why the horror series should be on your watchlist anyway.
It gives us plenty to theorize about, for sure. Spoilers ahead.
It’s just not a good movie, regardless of the genre you place it in.
We like to believe we’re immune to propaganda, but in the age of social media, it can be a lot more insidious than we expect.
It’s hard to choose a side when the comedian himself won’t take a stand.
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
We’ve reached the death of the show’s subtle Cold War commentary.
Sometimes, the evidence isn’t what it seems.
The Netflix original is predictable, in all the wrong ways.
Vanessa Chen, Franklin and Marshall College
No need to wonder how it ends — it sucks.
Pat Servin, Davenport University
Worry no more, this list has all the upcoming Netflix series titles for any Friday night gathering.
Abbey Slattery, Northwestern College
The series, which follows a band of wayward female wrestlers, seamlessly blends stereotype subversion into its ’80s training montages.
Sierra Emilaire, Southern Adventist University
Does the show provide representation? Yes. Does it do much beyond that? Not really.
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