The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Illustration credit: Eliot Solomon.

Opinion: Netflix has lost its chill

Eliot Solomon, Features and Multimedia Editor March 14, 2023

With Netflix’s loss in subscriber growth throughout 2022, the streaming service is making changes to entice possible subscribers and increase revenue. Instead of prioritizing high-quality original content...

Illustration of a human brain by Sally Cobb, staff writer.

There’s something about true crime

Sally Cobb, Staff Writer May 4, 2019

Under the Crime genre on Netflix, there is a plethora of entertainment provided by shows, movies, and docuseries about the world’s wildest true crime tales. After fishing through the endless online aisles...

Illustration of Netflix original Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, by Lena Bianchi, Design Editor.

New Netflix originals reach an all-time high in viewership

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing, Sports Editor February 27, 2019

Ever since its launch in 1997, the multi-media streaming platform, Netflix, has paved its way toward becoming a media empire, as seen through the company's market capitalization. In 2013, a Netflix share...

Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why sparks controversy in and out of Urban’s halls

Catherine Silvestri, Staff writer June 3, 2017

[The opinions expressed in this article by Urban students are not the opinion of the Urban Legend. This article discusses self-harm and suicide.] “Welcome to your tape.” These four words begin...

First Season Review: Netflix’s “Narcos”

Colin Heath, Staff Writer October 5, 2015

Netflix’s original series have a reputation for being compelling television. Series like “House of Cards,”“Orange is the New Black,” and “Arrested Development” have been wildly popular and...

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