To All The Boy’s I’ve Loved Before, 13 Reasons Why, Stranger Things and more. Netflix originals are one of the popular forms of content from 2018. Netflix has surged in popularity this year with the number of subscriptions passing Wall Street analysts predictions by over 1 million in just the first quarter. Netflix has and will continue to release up to 300 original series and movies in 2018. The students of Avonworth have many opinions on this years content on Netflix.
From grades 9-12 the most popular movie —among the many that Netflix had released — was To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. After its release, the students talked non-stop about the teen romance movie. Freshman Caroline Sanfilippo said, ¨It was really popular after it was released, especially on the internet.¨ In fact, there are about 1 million followers on the official Instagram page for To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before . Some of the stars of the movie hinted at a highly anticipated sequel that is supposedly in the works, but it was officially announced that the second movie would be out through a video on Youtube featuring Lana Condor.
Another very successful movie that Netflix released this year was The Kissing Booth. This movie was released before To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and was watched by many people; however, it was not as loved as its successor. The Kissing Booth received a sixteen percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
More and more movies continue to be released as the year comes to an end. Netflix also recently released many Holiday movies like The Princess Switch and The Christmas Prince. Most of the Netflix Original movies that came out in 2018 were geared towards a teenage audience. Dumplin’, Set It Up, Sierra Burgess is a Loser, and Candy Jar are a few examples of the teen themed movies from 2018. Bird Box was a late release for 2018, but it’s fame across all social media platforms was unmatched. For days Twitter and Instagram was flooded with posts relating to and about this movie.
Some of the most popular shows of 2018 included On My Block, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, The Haunting of Hill House, Insatiable, American Vandal, and many more. A few of the well liked shows from previous years, such as Stranger Things and 13 Reasons Why, released a second season this year. ¨I´m excited to see the new season of Stranger Things and how the characters develop,¨ said Mya Hennigan after the third season was announced. These shows were well-liked by the students at Avonworth High School.
Netflix has released many movies and shows that were enjoyed throughout the year by Avonworth High School Students.
Reporting done by Ella Galbraith, Anna Libbon, and Caroline Sanfilippo
Photos other than the second are credited to Netflix.