Category: TV Reviews

The Umbrella Academy (Adaptation Comparison) [Ongoing Review]

In this Adaptation Comparison revival, I’m going to be taking a look at the new Netflix show The Umbrella Academy, and the Dark Horse comic book series that inspired it. Specifically, I’m going to be reading The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite and The Umbrella Academy: Dallas before diving into the Netflix series and comparing the source material to the new adaptation.…

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You (Season One Review)

If La La Land made everybody want to go and experience Los Angeles, You will make everyone want to stay as far away from New York City as possible. As the Netflix synposis states “Boy meets Girl, Boy falls for Girl…just how far will Boy go to get Girl?” and it’s pretty much about as apt a description can…

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Community (Series Review)

There is skill to it. More importantly, it has to be joyful, effortless, fun. TV defeats its own purpose when it’s pushing an agenda, or trying to defeat other TV or being proud or ashamed of itself for existing. It’s TV. It’s comfort. It’s a friend you’ve known so well and for so long you…

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What Defined 2018 For You?

Obviously, this title refers to “entertainment” and not, well, actually meaningful occurrences. Also, I sort of made a “Best Of” post but it was largely unpolished and I still had a little bit of catching up to do. Finally, I hope this post is more of an open discussion than a lecture, which blogging seems…

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Week In Review #2

(January 7th-January 13th) This post will be updated as my week (in entertainment) continues! This week, I’m expanding my 2019 horizons by reading, watching, and writing as well as continuing last week’s indie gaming theme. Here are my thoughts and recommendations, from my heart to your…eyes. Enjoy:) Last week, I played a few games like…

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Review: The Night Of

The Night Of is a 2016 HBO mini-series written by Richard Price and Steve Zaillian, and stars Riz Ahmed and John Turturro among a long list of supporting cast members. As the title implies, this mini-series involves the night of a crime, and the case and trial following said crime. Riz Ahmed plays Nasir Khan, who…

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Review: Westworld

Westworld Season One (2016) TV Review Westworld is HBO’s newest show to rival it’s already iconic Game of Thrones. This season is co-created by Jonathan Nolan, and the Nolan-esque story, themes and tone are apparent throughout the season. Extremely loosely based off of the 1973 film Westworld, this reiteration is about a “theme park” with…

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