Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:38pm

On the surface, “Dumplin’” seems like every other angsty teen movie — Willowdean Dickson (Danielle Macdonald, “Patti Cake$”) has a strained relationship with her mother, Rosie (Jennifer Aniston, “Mother’s Day”), and drama ensues because Willowdean feels like Rosie will never understand her. The expected layer of social commentary that always seems to be present in Netflix movies lies in Willowdean’s physical appearance. To say it bluntly, Willowdean Dickson is fat. 

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 2:37pm

“Mirai” strips away the layer of humor characteristic of Western animations and, instead, takes animation to a place where the story can truly grow.

Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 4:24pm
"Ralph Breaks the Internet"

The movie goes one step further and not only breaks stereotypes with its own characters but pushes the Disney princesses into a space that’s less about their damsel in distress status.

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 3:35pm

The balance between individuality and popularity is a science that many influencers strive to perfect and “Cam” details this desire in a jarring manner by using a camgirl as the influencer in question.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:40pm
'Cicha Noc'

‘Silent Night’ is a typical dramatization of the family tension.

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:07pm
Kat Graham in "Holiday Calendar"

The holiday movie season is here, and Netflix didn’t forget.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:10am
The great pumpkin is coming

“It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” serves as a reminder of the wholesome Halloween fun that accompanies the holiday, whether or not you’re in the third grade or the 13th grade.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 1:02pm

“Apostle” is predictable in its exploration of a cult and, when Netflix tries to combat this with the island goddess twist, the movie just becomes a scary Halloween movie instead of some kind of psychological religious thriller.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:16am

Before you read on, make sure you’re registered to vote!

Monday, May 28, 2018 - 8:07pm

It really is a daunting task, deciding your career path at the ripe old age of 18. It has been a little over a year since I found out I was accepted into the University of Michigan and the Ross School of Business. I remember thinking everyone knew what they were going to study in the fall. Little did I know, that is not true for everyone and many people will change their minds at least once, if not twice, in college. With so much excitement joining the U-M community, I did not realize it came with a whole new platform for college memes.