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Sacha Baron Cohen takes on a more serious role in “The Spy”

By Lisa Woolfson Staff writer @lswoolf3 “The Spy” opens with the phrase, “Inspired by true events,” which changes the whole way the viewer will watch the show. Not three minutes into the pilot episode, the viewer sees Eli Cohen (played by Sacha Baron Cohen) with bloodied fingers, being begged by a rabbi to sign a letter. The audience ...

Netflix Original “One of Us” reveals the struggle of breaking out of the Hasidic way of life and into the real world

Haleigh Whisted Staff writer @HaleighWhisted Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. “One of Us” is a heartbreaking documentary that follows ex-Hasidic Jews who are attempting to live a normal life after leaving their religious community. The Netflix Original peers into the lives of three individuals from ...

Netflix explores family drama in ‘‘The Meyerowitz Stories’

By Grace Mottley Features editor @gracemott17 Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected),” takes funnymen Ben Stiller and Adam Sandler and puts them onto a stage to emotionally and rawly depict the desperation often tied to family dynamics. It’s not a comedy, as Netflix ...