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Netflix’s “Chupa” lives up to its name in translation

Netflix’s “Chupa” lives up to its name in translation

(Photo courtesy of Rotten Tomatoes) “‘Chupa’ fails to replicate the story ‘E.T.’ told decades prior in a meaningful way.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor Uninspired writing, incorrect folklore and bad CGI make up Netflix’s original movie “Chupa.” Set vaguely in the 90s it follows young Alex, played by Evan Whitten, as he travels to Mexico to

“You” Season 4 Part 1 loses its charm

(Photo courtesy of Vogue) Penn Badgley returns for another season as Joe Goldberg in “You” season 4. Troy Lafond Connector Editor For its first three seasons, “You” has held a certain charm for its nuanced portrayal of Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), a deranged, obsessive serial killer with self-delusions of his perceived righteousness. After the fallout

Mike Flanagan delivers another engrossing thrill with ‘The Midnight Club’

(Photo courtesy of TV Insider) Mike Flanagan’s most recent effort shows once again why he is a force to be reckoned with in the horror genre. Maxwell Valin Connector Editor In recent years, writer, producer and director Mike Flanagan has made quite a reputable name for himself in the genre of horror. Along with helming

“Dahmer” brings the sadistic nature of the infamous killer to streaming

(Photo courtesy of E! Online) “”Dahmer” is streaming on Netflix now.” Lillie Zate Connector Staff On Wednesday, September 21st Netflix premiered “Dahmer – Monster: the Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” a biographical limited series of ten episodes. Created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, the series follows the life, motives and methods of Jeffrey Dahmer, otherwise known

True crime media: when will enough be enough?

(Photo courtesy of BBC) ““Monster: The Jeffery Dahmer Story” stars Evan Peters and was created by Ryan Murphy” Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Monster: The Jeffery Dahmer Story”. “Tiger King”. “American Crime Story”. “The Girl From Plainville”. “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile”. True crime media, especially those that focus on murder, appears to be getting

How to notice red hot garbage in a star-studded Netflix hit that misses entirely

(Photo courtesy of Flynn Picture Company) “Red Notice” was released for Netflix on Nov. 5, 2021. Harrison Lee Connector Editor What do you get when you put Wonder Woman, Deadpool and The Rock in the same movie? The result is, unfortunately, a red-hot mess of embarrassment. But, with great star power comes great attention, and

The breaking “Twilight” of new movies that now eclipse Netflix’s collection of film

(Photo Courtesy of Summit Entertainment) Ciara Lanman Connector Contributor In November 2008, the “Twilight” film franchise took the world by storm. In 2021, the franchise still has the same effect. The “Twilight” saga was adapted from the 2005-2008 book series written by Stephanie Meyer. The four-book series was then developed into five films by splitting

Fans seduced for season four of “Sex Education”

(Photo Courtesy of Netflix) Jessica Daniliuk Connector Contributor Netflix has done it again. The platform released the third season of one of their hit shows, “Sex Education”. The series received a 96 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes and an 8.3 out of 10 on IMDb. Fans are making it very clear just how much they