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Love, Crime and History in Spanish Dramas: A Review

Author: Perez, Adriana

If, by this point, you're already tired of the same old suspense, drama and romance plots that American shows and movies have to offer, I come bearing good news. For times plagued by pandemics, like the Spanish flu, Spanish television offers a cure — albeit only for boredom.

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"Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness" Review

Author: Ellie Buerk

In a time full of unprecedented events, “Tiger King” is somehow undoubtedly the strangest thing I’ve seen in weeks. And it is an absolute must-watch. Bizarre, offensive, upsetting and darkly funny, this Netflix documentary is everything you never knew you wanted.

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Scholastic’s Premier Podcast Recommendations

Author: Daphne Saloomey

While a lot of this time has probably been spent bingeing on Netflix or catching up on books that have been in your to-be-read pile for months, even that can get boring after a while. Why not try something new? To help you do just that, I’ve compiled a list of podcast recommendations.

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YA Must-Reads

Author: Emma Ferdinandi

If your eyes have been glued to the screen for the last weeks — either for class, catching up with friends or bingeing your favorite shows — take a break and stay entertained with this list of the best young adult books to devour.

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"Knives Out" Review

Author: O'Neil, Alison

A late-2019 drama that has continued to garner acclaim into 2020, Rian Johnson’s “Knives Outoffers a two-hour jaunt through the Clue board game-style mansion of the fictional, celebrated mystery author Harlan Thrombey. When Thrombey is found dead the morning after a contentious birthday party with his family, Southern gentleman detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) finds himself immersed in a world of intrigue both farcical and tragic. Through examining Thrombey’s family

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"The Two Popes" Review

Author: Daniel Paglia

“The Two Popes,” a new Netflix movie directed by Fernando Meirelles and written by Anthony McCarten, follows the blossoming friendship between two of the most influential men in the Catholic Church at a critical junction in its history. 

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