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  • '90s nostalgia fatigue fuels cynicism towards Netflix
  • '90s nostalgia fatigue fuels cynicism towards Netflix
    Julian O'Hayon (2017) ©
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'90s nostalgia fatigue fuels cynicism towards Netflix

Netflix is playing the nostalgia card with its 1990s high school comedy series, Everything Sucks! While reviving tropes of teen culture has proven a winning formula, people's mixed reception reflects a growing cynicism to something that's been done one too many times.

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