Alice in Borderland (2020) Season 1—Review

One of the last big outputs of 2020 content from Netflix came in the form of several foreign television shows in December. One of the ones I sat down to watch was an adaptation of a popular Japanese suspense manga, Alice in Borderland (Imawa no Kuni no Arisu, original Japanese name) and it was quite …

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The Haunting of Bly Manor—A Great New Entry in the Budding Anthology Franchise

One of the highlights for the horror genre in the past couple of years was the Netflix original The Haunting of Hill House—loosely based on the book of the same name by Shirley Jackson. It was a show that was a hit with audiences and critics alike and left everyone clamoring for more Netflix original …

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The Boys (Season 2)—A Diabolically Brilliant Season of Television

By far one of the greatest shows in both the comic book genre and in Amazon's catalogue was and remains to be The Boys. When season 1 hit last year, it took the world by storm with its hard-R spin on the superhero tropes that our culture has been absolutely obsessed with, particularly in these …

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The Umbrella Academy (Season 2)—Another Glorious Season of One of the Greatest Comic Book Shows of All-Time

One of the best Netflix shows that took the world by storm last year (2019 was a fantastic year to be a Netflix subscriber) was the first season of The Umbrella Academy, based on the Dark Horse comic book of the same name by Gerard Way. Filled with great quirky humor, lovable characters, and a …

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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (Season 1)—While Falling Occasionally Offbeat, This Show Hits the High Notes

Most of the attention on NBC this year has been on their recently launched Peacock service. Despite many annoyances plaguing audiences with the streaming limitations placed on the service, they have intrigued many to sign-up with their library of content, which includes favorites like Parks and Recreation, Monk, Psych, and many more. However, in their …

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Love, Victor (Season 1)—A New Gay Story That Falls Into the Same Pitfalls as the Film It Derives From

One of the biggest out-of-nowhere hits of 2018 was Love, Simon, based on the best-selling novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. It is quite the understatement to say this was a much needed film for the LGBTQA+ community as we have seen little to no representation in Hollywood outside of super-depressing …

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The Great—A Hulu Original That Is As Its Name Implies

A few weeks ago, I began seeing ads for Hulu’s newest show, The Great, and became instantly interested. The show stars Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult as the dysfunctional royal couple Catherine (pre-the Great) and Russian Emperor Peter III, and they are surrounded by incredible supporting actors and actresses that play their various serfs, advisors, …

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Avatar: The Last Airbender—Throwback T.V. Review

Avatar: The Last Airbender, the series, is finally making its way to Netflix tomorrow, May 15. For those who are not aware, Netflix has recently gained streaming rights to the original series and has began production on a new live-action series adaption of the original as well. In honor of its return to streaming, I …

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