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‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ provides insight and wit, falls short on horror

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ provides insight and wit, falls short on horror

February 10, 2019

“Velvet Buzzsaw” is about as subtle as it’s namesake. The Netflix film is a brutal condemnation of the way capitalism reduces genuine art into lifeless dollar signs. Yet, when the blood starts to s...

‘The Ted Bundy Tapes’ provide an in-depth look at the serial killer sensation

‘The Ted Bundy Tapes’ provide an in-depth look at the serial killer sensation

February 4, 2019

Netflix has recently acquired the rights to “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” a film about the life and crimes of Ted Bundy. The film was acquired by the streaming service for $9 millio...

If looks could kill, Netflix would make a show about it

If looks could kill, Netflix would make a show about it

February 2, 2019

Oh my gosh he’s so cute, I’d let him kidnap and murder me! Not. The Netflix show “You” romanticizing psychopaths and making them look like the perfect boyfriend makes me uncomfortable. I...

The one with the $100 million deal

The one with the $100 million deal

December 11, 2018

It’s no secret that Netflix is not the only streaming service out there, but how many different services does this world really need? The internet and I freaked out when Netflix announced that they ...

‘Sierra Burgess Is a Loser’ disappoints teen rom-com fans

‘Sierra Burgess Is a Loser’ disappoints teen rom-com fans

September 14, 2018

At first glance, Netflix’s recent release “Sierra Burgess Is a Big Loser,” seems to have all the elements to make it an instant classic. The teen rom-com boasts two Netflix cult favorites as the...

Survey at CSULB for eventual new dorms offers big incentives

Survey at CSULB for eventual new dorms offers big incentives

February 4, 2018

The housing department at Cal State Long Beach has launched a campus-wide survey that will include a range of incentives, with free tuition as the grand prize. The survey began on Feb. 1 and will close...

“The Punisher” review: A Frank Castle portrayal fans can be proud of

“The Punisher” review: A Frank Castle portrayal fans can be proud of

November 27, 2017

Jon Bernthal plays Frank Castle in the Netflix Original “The Punisher” and he is every bit as riveting as he is violent. Unlike previous failed attempts to bring a live-action Castle to the screen, ...

Five reasons not to sign up for cable TV

Ariana Sawyer, Opinions Editor

February 17, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Just like every other cool trend, back in the ‘90s, getting cable TV used to be fun and inexpensive. Now it is time to let the cable fad die. Just in case you are saying to yourself, “But what will I watch on TV?” out of sheer habit, here are some excellent reasons to kick cable out of your house. 1. Students are broke, and Hulu is cheap. The price of cable television has been rising as companies like Comcast,...