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Kurt Russell sleighs in “The Christmas Chronicles”

Kurt Russell sleighs in “The Christmas Chronicles”

“The Christmas Chronicles” was streamed 20 million times its first week up. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Linda Poe Connector Contributor Should a Christmas film contain a high speed car chase and a jailhouse rock number? Apparently for director Clay Kaytis and screenwriter Matt Lieberman, the answer is an enthusiastic, “Yes.” These elements, along with many

‘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

Watching ‘Big Mouth’ is a big mistake

(Photo courtesy of Netflix) Owen Johnson Connector Editor The lesson anyone who watches the show should derive from “Big Mouth” is to not judge a book by its cover. While it may be a Netflix original series and have a number of prominent comedic actors attached to it, it is a disastrous farce of a

How Low Can ‘Bojack Horseman’ Go?

Comedy Central acquired linear television rights to the series on Jul. 26, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Troy Lafond Conector Contributor On Friday, Sept.14, everyone’s favorite depressed horse returned to Netflix. The debut of “Bojack Horseman” season five has brought with it everything that the show has utilized to remain incredible. The juxtaposition of the

‘Jessica Jones’ season two starts slow but ends strong

The second season was first ordered in January of 2016 (Photo courtesy of Netflix). Brendan Jacques Connector Staff Out of the six full seasons of television that ultimately made up phase one of Netflix’s lucrative Marvel TV universe, the first season of “Jessica Jones” was undoubtedly the standout. With its choice to embrace the trappings

Alter viewing plans away from ‘Altered Carbon’

“Altered Carbon” is based on the novel of the same name by Richard K. Morgan. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Owen Johnson Connector Editor A stereotyping of the science fiction genre would have it be described as slow, boring and dull. If that is the case, then “Altered Carbon” is the quintessential example of that stereotype.

‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ is a waste of time

“The Cloverfield Paradox” was originally titled “God Particle.” (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Brendan Jacques Connector Staff “The Cloverfield” series may just be one of the most perplexing film franchises to ever hit the mainstream. Beginning back in 2008 with a found-footage spin on classic kaiju films such as “Godzilla,” the property has since then expanded

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