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The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The student news site of Guilford College

The Guilfordian

The poster for the new Avatar: The Last Airbender Netflix series shows that the entire main cast matches their cartoon depictions, but will the writing  meet fans expectations?

History and anticipation surround the new ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ adaptation

Nova Hightower, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

“Avatar: The Last Airbender,”  a beloved childhood TV show for many, which aired 2005-2008, released its controversial live-action Netflix adaptation Feb. 22. In 2018 Netflix announced that it...

Brad Pitt fights for his life and job in this action-packed thriller.

‘Bullet Train’ delivers speedy thrills and dynamic action

Jonathan Campbell, News Editor December 30, 2022

What’s the worst train ride you’ve been on? Did it involve gun fights, poisonings and convoluted plots? If not, watch “Bullet Train” for that experience. “Bullet Train,” released theatrically...

The Addams family returns in Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’

Meghan Curley, Photo Editor December 9, 2022

On November 23, Netflix released its new show “Wednesday,” a long awaited spinoff about the eldest daughter of the Addams family and the mysteries surrounding her supernatural boarding school. Over...

The cast of Wendell and Wild, pictured here at the movies premiere, features stars like Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key.

Stop motion still alive and kicking in ‘Wendell and Wild’

Meghan Curley, Photo Editor November 11, 2022

There’s always that one movie from your childhood that completely and utterly traumatizes you, a movie so dark you have to wonder, “How is this for kids?” In 2009, stop-motion director Henry Selick...

New movies and series in the ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ universe confirmed

Mary-Elizabeth Wicker, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

The world was introduced to a bald 12-year-old with the fate of the world in his hands on Feb. 21, 2005. Running for three seasons over the course of three years, "Avatar: The Last Airbender" gained...

I compiled all the tea behind ‘Dahmer-Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,’ so you’re spared

Jiya Patel, Guest Writer October 14, 2022

As many of you probably know, the quality of Netflix content in the past few years has been almost as bad as month-old bananas. A new Netflix release that indicates this drop-in rate is "Dahmer-Monster:...

Marilyn Monroe was on the cover of hundreds of tabloids over her short-lasting career, many jumping at the drama surrounding her marital status.

‘Blonde’: still exploiting Marilyn Monroe 60 years after her death

Mary-Elizabeth Wicker, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

Forced abortions, a talking fetus and a largely fictional story. Netflix's "Blonde" is based on a novel of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates, which, the author stressed in an interview, was not meant...

The Final Season of “On My Block”

Maria-jose Guerrero Hernandez, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

The long-awaited final season of “On My Block” finally aired on Oct. 4 on the streaming service Netflix. By this point, most people have seen the show's final episodes and there have been mixed opinions...

Squid Game brings new life to an oversaturated genre

Rafael Alfaro, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

SPOILER WARNING Many say that money cannot buy happiness. Quite often, the media emphasizes that true friends and love are all you need to make true happiness a reality. However, money often blinds...

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