Thursday, February 21, 2019

Andi Mack: Season 1 – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

What Girl Meets World started for the Disney Channel, Andi Mack picks up the baton. In its first season, it leads Disney away from the overtly silly characters and makes things more real. Topics which perhaps may have been taboo or for one-off episodes like discovering one’s homosexuality or unwed, possibly teenaged, pregnancy are made as part of the...

The Carmichael Show: Season 1 & 2 – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Being politically correct, or fearing backlash, has changed the output of comedy. This can especially be said for network TV for the Archie Bunker types could never get a green light nowadays. However, The Carmichael Show seems to dance on that line. The line of which what an overly sensitive culture will allow for comedy yet will praise for...

Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

In Tracy Morgan: Still Alive, Morgan proves he is much more than the Black guy from 30 Rock or SNL, or the dude who made millions off of Walmart. Summary It’s quite a feat to go from being in a coma after a truck hits your limo to being on stage and joking about it. Yet, that is the kind of...

Anne (Anne with an E): Season 1/ Episode 7 “Wherever You Are is My Home” [Season Finale] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Anne: Season 1 comes to what feels like an abrupt end that could leave you slightly uneasy about one of the storylines for season 2. When The Weight Of The World Comes Crashing Down: Anne, Marilla, Matthew With learning Matthew took out a bank loan without consulting her, Marilla berates her silly brother. Yet, what was there to do? With that...

Anne (Anne with an E): Season 1/ Episode 1 “Your Will Shall Decide Your Destiny” [Series Premiere] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

You ever see a description in which they note “Based off the classic ” and you begin to think to yourself, “By whose standard?” If only because: A) You’ve never heard of it and B) You’ve read many a classic before which was shite? Well, strangely enough, Anne is more so an exception than following the rule of using...

Thirteen Reasons Why: Season 1 – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Thirteen Reasons Why: Season 1 sets an almost impossible standard for what may follow. For YA novels, Netflix has presented an adaptation which is no holds barred and barely snips away at anything. In fact, it does what many don't think to do. It fleshes out the characters who we heard about in the books, and makes them human, complicated, and...

Dave Chappelle: The Age of Spin – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

After the “Meh” Trevor Noah special and Amy Schumer’s which was, like a cheap knockoff of a brand name comedian, Chappelle redeems Netflix’s comedy lineup with “The Age of Spin.” The Set Dave Chappelle is older42, wise, yet couldn’t give less of a f---. His set is filled with OJ jokes, including about him killing his wife. There are Bill Cosby...

Death Parade: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Death Seven Darts” [Series Premiere] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSLWt-TMvE8 Overview In a bar, people play games which decide their fate. Which could be heaven, hell, the void, or reincarnation. Review (with Spoilers) - Below Characters & Story As of the pilot episode, only Decim, the bartender and arbiter, is introduced. As well as the stage of each death game which is his bar "Quindecim." A place where two come down in an...

Kekkai Sensen (Blood Blockade Battlefront): Season 1/ Episode 1 "Secret Society of the Magic-Sealed City" [Series Premiere] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview After New York is invaded by aliens and other fantasy creatures, you’d think it would be one side trying to dominate the other. Wrong! In Kekkai Sensen, many aliens and humans live in peace, but those who see an opportunity for exploitation, and domination, take any opportunity they can find. Leading to the type of destruction it seems the...

Orange: Season 1/ Episode 1 "Letter 01" [Series Premiere] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview In what seems like your general slice of life anime, there is a letter. A letter filled with ways to avoid regrets. But while it seems none of the regrets are anything major, there lurks the possibility of something dark on the horizon. Rating: Watch It   Main Storyline (with Commentary) The story focuses on Nahu both when she is 16 and 26....