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Why Netflix is raising prices and how do people feel about it?

Why Netflix is raising prices and how do people feel about it?

Tiara White, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

America's leading streaming service, Netflix, announced on Jan. 15 that they will be hiking up the prices on all subscription plans. This is the most drastic price raise since 2011 according to Today News. The standard plan has risen from $10.99 to $12.99 and the premium hiked from $11.99 to $15.99 per month. The cheapest subscription has o...

Netflix’s ‘Baby’ is shockingly risqué

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Netflix premiered "Baby" on Nov. 30 as its latest teen foreign-language drama and it is shockingly risqué, due to its teen prostitution theme. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'8BchZKwfS059FEvRznt1Ng',sig:'-nYadliv...

Netflix’s A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding is a royal mess

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

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Netflix’s The Princess Switch is a royal guilty pleasure for the holidays

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

November 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Netflix premiered "The Princess Switch" on Nov. 16 with much excitement, and it is a joyful guilty pleasure for the holidays with its plot, characters and the joyful presence of its protagonist, Vanessa Hudgens. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(f...

Narcos: Mexico’s drug war is thrilling

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

November 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Netflix premiered the crime drama "Narcos: Mexico" on Nov. 16 with high expectations. The drama was sensationally thrilling by exploring the origins of the modern drug war between Mexico and the United States, along with the outstanding performances of its protagonists, Diego Luna and Michael Pena. Em...

Bianca Bitches: Practice what isn’t preached in mainstream media

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bianca Bitches, Columns

With witchcraft hitting the mainstream hard by becoming the plotline for shows such as “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and “Charmed,” a lot of impressionable viewers may feel compelled to practice a little magic themselves. Everyone is allowed to practice whichever religion they wish,...

‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ is spine-chilling wicked

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Netflix premiered "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" on Oct. 26 with much anticipation, it is spine-chilling, magnificent and well done with its characters, cinematography and setting. "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" made its spooky grand entrance to a new generation of viewers, just in time...

Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Season 3 is a must-watch!

Karen Miramontes, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

'Daredevil's third season had a rough start, but quickly picked up the pace with its notable quick action scenes, amazing storytelling and well-written characters that make this season the best one by far! This season provides a dark and emotional roller-coaster of redemption for each of characters,...

‘Making a Murderer: Part 2’ Is Hopeless

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

With episodes ranging from an hour to two in Steven Avery's case, part 2 of Netflix's "Making a Murderer," is a creation of draining advocacy. The series is meant to continue with the hope of a man who was wrongly convicted and imprisoned. While filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi's new...

‘Apostle’ is the perfect spine-chilling film you’ll want to see

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Within his new full-length film on Netflix "Apostle," Gareth Evans follows a rather new and different path that includes a full-fledged horror with a dark, nasty and discordant story surrounding a religious cult, which premiered on Oct. 12. It’s a chilling gore with incredible creativity, leaving the...

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