Lupin: Steal Some Time to Watch This Crime!

By Natasha Kangrga

At sixteen years old, Assane Diop loses his father to an unjust accusation. Now he has one thing left of him: the novel Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar

25 years later, gentleman thief Assane Diop prowls the streets of Paris committing elegant crimes using this novel as inspiration to avenge his dead father.

Lupin is a Netflix Original French adventure/thriller series. It is loosely based on the french novel series Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar by Maurice Leblanc. I will be reviewing part one as part two is due to be released this summer.

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The Queen’s Gambit: A Good Gamble For Your Time

By Natasha Kangrga

In a recent interview with Slate’s Nitish Pahwa, Russian chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion, Garry Kasparov explained,“ You have to guarantee that the games that are being played… look real. There will be a bunch of chess players watching who say, ‘That’s nonsense.’” But The Queen’s Gambit is not nonsense. In fact, it is one of the most relevant chess series out there. 

The Queen’s Gambit is a limited, seven-part miniseries on Netflix, based on Walter Tevis’s 1983 novel of the same title. It has spent the last 30 days since its Netflix debut on the Daily Top 10, being the most popular limited series to screen on the platform. 

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