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Category: Season Reviews

‘Jessica Jones’ Season 3 Advanced Review

*This SPOILER-FREE review of Jessica Jones season 3 is based on the first 8 episodes of the season. This is the end of an era. In 2013, Disney and Netflix announced that they had partnered to bring four street-level Marvel heroes to the small screen. Fans were treated to some of the greatest superhero television ...

‘When They See Us’ Series Review

*Content warning: Due to the nature of this show, themes of sexual violence and physical violence may be discussed in this article.* In her third collaboration with cinematographer Bradford Young, Ava DuVernay gives us When They See Us, the story of the infamous Central Park jogger case of 1989 where five teenage boys were wrongfully ...

‘Swamp Thing’ Advanced Review

*This is a spoiler-free advance review of episodes one and two of DC Universe’s Swamp Thing* Regardless of what one may think of DC’s streaming service, it does offer creators an outlet to tell more experimental stories using established characters. This was best seen in the meta-fictional and quirky stories being told in Doom Patrol, ...

‘Doom Patrol’ Pilot Advanced Review

On February 15th, some of the world’s strangest superheroes will debut in their own self-titled series from the DC Universe streaming service. Doom Patrol, a spin-off of Titans, will follow the adventures of the titular group when they are recruited by tech-based hero Cyborg, to stop the villainous Mr. Negative from taking over the world. ...

‘The Punisher’ Season 2 Advanced Review

This is a spoiler-free review of all 13 episodes of the second season of Marvel's The Punisher.  What makes a man into a monster? This was the focal point of the first season of Marvel’s The Punisher series on Netflix. A man that had become so broken, he became something else entirely, Frank Castle is by far the MCU’s darkest character. He lives by the philosophy of ...

‘Young Justice Outsiders’ Advanced Review

The Wait is Over IT’S FINALLY BACK! After the airing of the season 2 conclusion (“Endgame”) on March 16th of 2013, we could not wait for season 3 to come out. Almost 5 years later we get witness a much-desired continuation of the story and I could not be happier with the new season. Subtitled ...

‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Season 1 Advanced Review

Netflix will debut its latest supernatural horror series, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, this coming Friday. The series, a darker take on the usually family friendly Archie Comics character, is a mixed bag in its first five episodes with the potential for greatness woven into its DNA. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is about the ...

‘Daredevil’ Season 3 Advanced Review

*This spoiler-free review is based on the first six episodes of Marvel's Daredevil* To be upfront about Daredevil’s third season, it made me happy. It has pacing issues and not every character’s motivations are particularly compelling, but it brings back aspects of the series’ first season that were lacking in its sophomore year. Taking place after ...

‘Titans’ Season 1 Advanced Review

The long awaited streaming service from DC has finally arrived. DC Universe has become the premiere hub for films, television series’ and DC’s legendary comics but in just under ten days, the service will play host to its very first original project, Titans. The series, which is based on DC’s Teen Titans, has received its ...

‘Maniac’ and the Human Connection

*This article contains light spoilers for the first season of Maniac* “All souls are on a quest to connect.” According to the official Netflix description for Maniac, the series is "set in a world somewhat like our world, in a time quite similar to our time." There are some parts of this show that remind ...

‘Iron Fist’ Season 2 Initial Review

*This is a spoiler free review of the first six episodes of Iron Fist’s second season* “The Elders of K’un-Lun were right. They showed way too much mercy when they banished the Hand.” Birthright. In all of its similes and metaphors is a reoccurring but heightened theme throughout the second season of Iron Fist. After ...

‘Sharp Objects’ Finale Review

“It hurts me that you don't trust me to do the best for you.” Said by Adora only an episode ago, the real meaning of this line comes to light in the season finale of Sharp Objects. Throughout the series, I’ve been constantly amazed at how well Jean-Marc Vallée depicts pain. No matter how different the ...

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