Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

The deeper messages embedded in the plot kept me glued to the show, episode after episode.

‘Firefly Lane’ weaves powerful messages into plot

By Macy Li March 20, 2021

Filled to the brim with stunning cinematography and sparkling costumes, the new Netflix TV show “Firefly Lane” captivated my attention from the moment I began watching. At first glance, “Firefly...

The new season is filled with excitement and three strong female leads dominating the screen.

‘The Crown:’ reputation ruiner or entertainment

By Lia Klebanov January 18, 2021

As a fascinating drama that lets the public have a fictionalized look at what actually happened behind closed palace doors, season four of “The Crown” does not disappoint. The Netflix original premiered...

Anya Taylor-Joy stars as Beth Harmon in the Netflix series The Queens Gambit.

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ a captivating story

By Amber Birrell January 9, 2021

When I first heard of “The Queen's Gambit” I was skeptical of it but after watching the first episode, I was pleasantly surprised. It felt fresh and new and unlike anything I had ever watched. The...

Netflix successfully creates a new addition to the Holmes movies.

‘Enola Holmes’ is the mystery of the year

By Ashley Orozco January 7, 2021

As I was scrolling through Netflix trying to find something new to watch, I came across the movie “Enola Holmes.” I hadn't heard much about it, so I decided to give it a try. Little did I know, it...

“Grand Army” centers around the lives of five Brooklyn teens from different backgrounds.

‘Grand Army’ suffers from low-quality writing, bad handling of social issues

By Allen Zhang January 4, 2021

With different teen drama series like “Euphoria” and “13 Reasons Why,” newcomer “Grand Army” attempts to — and epically fails to — set itself apart from the rest of its companions. “Grand...

Netflix tries and fails to create an accurate adaptation for the character of Nurse Ratched

‘Ratched,’ the adaptation we did not need

By Evelyn Solis October 29, 2020

Developed by Ryan Murphy and starring the incredible actress, Sarah Paulson, “Ratched,” a Netflix show that was released Sept. 18, was created as a backstory for Mildred Ratched, the antagonist of...

Lily Collins stars as Emily Cooper in the Netflix series Emily in Paris

‘Emily in Paris’ falls flat on its designer heels

By Christine Kim October 25, 2020

Netflix’s new series, “Emily in Paris,” premiered on Oct. 2 and was a hit, immediately making it onto the top ten list for the Internet TV network.  Full of charming clichés, the show was...

Comparing price, quality and the best TV recommendations from each platform.

Hulu vs. Netflix: which streaming platform is right for you?

By Renee Wang April 23, 2020

I watch an embarrassing amount of television — so much so that I use two streaming platforms, Netflix and Hulu, because I had exhausted almost all of Netflix’s options. Today, I’m going to break...

Sydney (Sophia Lillis) and Stanley (Wyatt Oleff) capture the endearingly painful awkwardness of adolescence.

‘I am not okay with this’ makes promising debut

By Karen Li March 21, 2020

“Hi. My name is Sydney. I’m a boring seventeen-year-old white girl.” With this charming introduction, we are thrust into the world of Sydney Novak, who is, as she says, a seventeen-year-old...

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