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Netflix expands offerings

Despite a rise in competition for streaming services, Netflix remains the top dog as the company reaches a record-breaking 200 million subscribers. 2019 and 2020 brought the release of streaming services such as Disney+, Apple TV+, HBO Max and Peacock. They all proved themselves worthy competition for Netflix. However, the company still managed to bring […]

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CBU’s cheer team relates to Netflix documentary ‘Cheer’

Netflix released “Cheer” a documentary following the nationally ranked Navarro College cheer team from Corsicana, Texas in January 2020 portraying the sport in a realistic light that many viewers found themselves watching during quaratine. California Baptist University’s cheer team is a seven-time national champion team who has seen Navarro College compete at nationals. Even though […]

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Crime shows see increase on streaming platforms

Netflix released its latest addition to the growing genre of true crime documentaries, which are rising in popularity. “Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez,” released Jan. 15, takes a look at the infamous case of a football star-turnedconvict, which happened back in 2011. As soon as this documentary reached users of the streaming service, […]

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Netflix cancels Marvel TV shows with Disney+ in near future

Streaming users were shocked mid-February when Netflix announced that its shows “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” (2015-2018) and “Marvel’s The Punisher” (2017-2019) will not be renewed by the streaming service. Recently, people have realized that Netflix has been phasing out many Marvel and Disney films and TV shows, leaving them wondering what exactly is going on. The […]

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Sabrina the Teenage Witch is on Netflix!?

The debut of a 1962 comic led to a hit series “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” (1996 – 2003) which aired on ABC Family for seven years. After over a decade the iconic witch is back, this time played by Kiernan Shipka in a new Netflix Original, “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” The original story line […]

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Netflix, Hulu documentaries expose Fyre Festival fraud

After much anticipation and skepticism, two documentaries were released on Hulu and Netflix in January 2019 about the infamous Fyre Festival. Fyre Fest was a music festi- val created to promote an appli- cation also called Fyre, in which people could book artists and talent for special events. The re- ality was much darker and […]

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Netflix thriller breaks records, wins favor on social media

Throughout 2018, Netflix became even more known for its noteworthy original television shows and movies. During the holiday season, Netflix proved itself again as it released its newest thriller, “Bird Box” (2018). The thriller was originally based on a 2014 book by the same title, written by Josh Malerman. The movie adaptation, directed by Susanne […]