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Netflix’s “Criminal” is a creative, confusing mess

Netflix’s “Criminal” is a creative, confusing mess

Each part of “Criminal” follows a different cast in a different location in a different language. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Vanessa Bazile Connector Contributor On Sept. 20, 2019, Netflix released a new show entitled “Criminal.” There are four variations of the show in which they are split into four European countries: United Kingdom, Spain, Germany

Underrated Classics: There are millions of reasons to catch up on Showtime’s ‘Billions’

“Billions” is considered the first American TV show to feature a non-binary character. (Photo courtesy of Showtime Networks) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor “The Sopranos,” “Game of Thrones,” “The Wire” and “Lost:” from broadcast television to the newly established streaming service marketplace, episodic storytelling is in its Golden Age. Big-budget box office filmmaking is not going

‘Love, Death & Robots’ is a mess

David Fincher, the director of “Fight Club,” is one of the show’s producers. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Love, Death & Robots” is a Netflix adult animated anthology sci-fi show where each of the 18 episodes focuses on either love, death, robots or a combination of each. Each episode was animated by

‘One Day at a Time’ Season 3: Netflix’s hidden gem

The opening theme of “One Day at a Time” is performed by Gloria Estefan. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Troy Lafond Connector Staff On Friday, Feb. 8, Netflix released the third season of “One Day at a Time,” a sitcom that follows the lives of a Cuban-American family living in Los Angeles. It is based on

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” breaks in its finale

The series has been nominated for 18 Primetime Emmys, including four for Outstanding Comedy Series. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Troy Lafond Connector Staff “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” created by Tina Fey, was Netflix’s first original sitcom. Debuting in 2015 and running for four seasons, “Unbreakable” garnered widespread critical acclaim for its unique characters, delightful character arcs

Netflix’s ‘You’ is scarily flawed

The second season will be based off the sequel book to “You,” “Hidden Bodies.” (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Troy Lafond Connector Staff On Sep. 9, Lifetime began airing their new show “You,” based on a book with the same title by Caroline Kepnes. It flew mostly under the radar, generating very little attention. This quickly

‘Haunted:’ weak for ghost shows and for Netflix

“Haunted” is the second Netflix original with producer Howard Owens attached to it. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Owen Johnson Connector Editor Netflix has been sinking its teeth into every genre out there to create their own original content. With “The Haunted,” the streaming service has now reached the true-story paranormal documentary series genre, and it

Underrated Classics: ‘The Staircase’ is an amazing journey

“The Staircase” editor Sophie Brunet had a 15-year relationship with Michael Peterson, which lasted from 2002 until 2017. (Photo courtesy of Canal+ and Netflix) Owen Johnson Connector Editor In the past few years, Netflix has been bringing the genre of true crime documentaries such as “Making a Murderer” and “The Keepers” to the forefront of

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