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Do we really need six more superheroes​​?

A gruesome birth on the edge of an indoor pool, an English narrator, seven special children, and we have yet another superhero TV show. Where previous superhero movies fulfil your secret superhero dreams, The Umbrella Academy depicts their hard lives.

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TV Review: Giri/Haji

Ah, Netflix. Where would we be without it? The streaming service has been a balm to people everywhere during the long days of self-isolation, but for many, those To-Watch lists are running mighty thin.   If, like me, you don’t want

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Show Review: Sex Education

“Look around. Everyone is either thinking about shagging, about to shag, or actually shagging.”   Netflix used the descriptors “raunchy” and “heartfelt” to describe its new, British show Sex Education. And somehow, it manages to be both —  sometimes, all

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Movie review: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Hot on the heels of Red Dead Redemption 2, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs was released to Netflix Nov. 9, 2018, and was clearly ready to cash-in on the resurging popularity of the western genre. Structurally though, it is something

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Movie review: Polar

I stumbled on the trailer for Netflix’s Polar by complete accident while on YouTube last week. The feature length film adaptation of Victor Santos’s webcomic of the same name was set for release Jan. 25, 2019, and I couldn’t believe

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Show review: “YOU”

The show “YOU” became available to stream on Netflix Dec. 26, 2018, and my life has not been the same since. The creators of the show put dramatic irony to work and keep the audience on their toes.   The

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Lifestyle

Making the most of reading week

Some students get to take off on global adventures during reading week, but not all of us are so lucky. If you’re facing the upcoming break with a tight budget and no opportunity to get out of the city, fear

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Culture

Will streaming services replace cable TV?

Starting March 1, the CRTC released a new basic cable package for the reduced price of $25. This basic package excludes many premium networks and channels. The new deal for cable providers is likely a response to the growing popularity of

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