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‘May the Devil Take You’ scares stereotypically

November 18, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

Indonesian horror film, “May the Devil Take You,” premiered on Netflix this week, adding another layer to the endless list of Netflix originals and capturing a new angle to a traditional haunted house movie. “May the Devil Take You” follows a young woman, Alfie, played by Chelsea Islan, who searches for answers to her estranged, ...

“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” forgoes humor for a dark twist

November 1, 2018 Opinion 0 Comments

Released a few days before Halloween, Netflix’s “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” meets expectations with an eerie, dark magic vibe. Unfortunately, the first couple of episodes drag as they establish characters and Sabrina’s relationship with them. However, as the show progresses, the episodes get better and better. Sabrina Spellman is a typical 15-year-old school girl ...

Daredevil Season 3: Noticeable Lack of POCs

October 25, 2018 Latest Opinion 0 Comments

Season three of Marvel’s Daredevil dropped Friday, Oct. 19, on Netflix following the announcement of Iron Fist and Luke Cage’s cancellation. Daredevil’s third season takes place after the first season of Defenders, where Matt Murdock, portrayed by Charlie Cox, sacrificed himself to save the super team composed of Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica ...

Rom-coms make a comeback thanks to Netflix

September 15, 2018 Opinion

Romantic comedies give us hope that we’ll find the one to spend the rest of our lives with and everything else will be perfect. Superheros and psychological films have pushed rom-coms to the side and true love stories have been stale. Most studio productions have been dull and lazy. There were few choices when it ...

Netflix and chill, Cannes

April 25, 2018 Opinion

Millennials will agree there is just something fundamentally right or comforting about streaming platforms. The idea of almost free, unlimited movies and TV shows, available on a multitude of almost unlimited devices whenever you want is a hallmark success of our generation. In some way, we pride ourselves on our dedication in supporting them. This ...

Top 5 hidden Netflix horror movies

November 1, 2017 Life Opinion

Halloween is approaching, which means certain spooky traditions that people hold dear are beginning. One of those traditions include screenings for horror movies. Ghosts, monsters and evil things run amok in horror movies, which is why people love them. Glen Walters, Ph.D., explained this desire to be scared in the 2004 Journal of Media Psychology. ...

How I learned to stop worrying and love being a super senior

May 18, 2016 Opinion

Next week, thousands of SF State students will pack into AT&T Park, turn their tassels and graduate. Unfortunately, I will not be one of them, despite the fact that I’m finishing my 8th consecutive semester at this university, which typically signifies the end of one’s college career. But SF State, I quickly found out, is ...

Being a virgin in your 20s is nothing to be ashamed of

November 30, 2015 Opinion 2 Comments

While everyone is Netflix and chilling, bumping uglies and sliding into DMs, I’m keeping my cherry in tact. I’m 21 years old and still a virgin, and I really haven’t gone any further than making out with a boy. I’m knocking the books instead of knocking boots, and that’s nothing to be ashamed of. It ...

Being in relationships in your 20s is a mistake

November 3, 2015 Opinion 1 Comment

[media-credit name=”Illustration by Reid Cammack” align=”alignright” width=”483″][/media-credit] Between our fixation with dating apps, our love for shows like “The Bachelor” and our overuse of the term “bae,” our generation is obsessed with relationships. However, your 20s are the absolute worst time in your life to be in one. Your 20s are the first and last time in ...