The Spectator

“Santa Clarita Diet” Did Not Deserve to be Cancelled

May 1, 2019

Netflix has quite a large catalog of original content, some of it is mediocre and pretty cringey to get through, and other tim...

This Show is (Ice and) Fire: “GOT” Season Eight Premiere

April 24, 2019

Last Sunday marked the end of a long two-year wait for “Game of Thrones” (GOT) fans with the premiere of the eighth and fi...

“You” Plot Unsettles Viewers

January 31, 2019

After returning to campus from winter break and feeling the need to binge watch a new show, I decided on “You.” I had seen me...

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New Club Brings Television Broadcast News to Seattle U

January 31, 2018

Hailey Hackett and Diego Hyndman squeezed together tightly in an editing booth to overlay text in a title sequence last Monday...

Critic’s Corner: Stranger Things 2 Is an ‘Eleven’ Out of Ten

November 8, 2017

Nine episodes of “Stranger Things 2” were released on Netflix on Oct. 27, just in time to relish the eerie special effects used ...

Critic’s Corner: “Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On”

May 3, 2017

Only 3 percent of the tens of millions of people who watch online porn use a pay site, according to a statistic presented in the...

Critic’s Corner: “13 Reasons Why” Trivializes Suicide

April 20, 2017

“13 Reasons Why” is probably on your “suggested” list in Netflix. You’ve probably seen memes of it circulating on your...

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A Fortunate Adaptation of an Unfortunate Plot

February 1, 2017

If you are interested in reviews with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other review. In this review, not only...

The Crown Delivers a Grim and Glamorous Origin Story

Carlos Cervantes, Author

November 16, 2016

Having just turned ninety this year, Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-lived British monarch of all time and has had the most years as head of state out of all living world leaders. She has a total of 64 years in office, in which she has faced many challenges and led many achievements that have made her one of the most popular British monarchs of all...

Critic’s Corner: Inferno and Insecure

Tess Owen, Author

November 9, 2016

Inferno “Humanity is the disease, inferno is the cure,” is one of the first lines spoken in Inferno, the latest installment in the Da Vinci Code films. The film series is based on novels by Dan Brown and this movie, although thrilling and fast- paced, has absolutely no depth and is incredibly predictable. The story follows the famous symbolog...

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Critic’s Corner: A Review Of “Westworld”

October 26, 2016

Westworld is a new HBO series that some say could rival Game of Thrones. I may not be one of those “some,” but this show is...

Look Who’s Laughing Now: Women in Comedy

January 23, 2013

The first episode of Tina Fey’s “30 Rock,” which aired on Oct. 11, 2006, was momentous because it marked the first time...

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