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‘Castlevania’ offers gore-filled fun but falls short in season three

‘Castlevania’ offers gore-filled fun but falls short in season three
October 21, 2020

The animated series for Castlevania is one of the few good shows based on a video game. It doesn’t alter the original story too much by removing or adding in completely new plot lines. Castlevania...

Why ‘The Midnight Gospel’ is the best show for quarantine

Why ‘The Midnight Gospel’ is the best show for quarantine
May 7, 2020

What do singing zombies, philosophical debates, blackholes and saxophone playing angel-Satan relationships have in common? The show, “The Midnight Gospel”. I was apprehensive when I first started...

Persistence in beating the odds shown in ‘Self-Made’

Persistence in beating the odds shown in 'Self-Made'
April 16, 2020

“Self Made” is a limited series based on the life of Sarah Breedlove or “Madam C. J. Walker,”   the first female self-made millionaire in the United States.  The series follows her rise from...

Netflix’s ‘Locke & Key’ full of unique mysteries, relatable characters

Netflix's 'Locke & Key' full of unique mysteries, relatable characters
March 31, 2020

“Locke & Key” seems to open a new door to mystery at every unexpected moment. The recently released Netflix series, based on a comic book series from the minds of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez,...

Netflix’s ‘P.S. I Still Love You’ falls victim to sequel curse

Netflix's 'P.S. I Still Love You' falls victim to sequel curse
February 23, 2020

As a rule, sequels usually aren’t as good as the originals. “P.S. I Still Love You” is the sequel to, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.” The film was released on Feb. 12, just in time...

‘The Ghost Bride’ captivates with inspiring heroine, exciting mysteries

'The Ghost Bride' captivates with inspiring heroine, exciting mysteries
February 11, 2020

Li Lan, a daughter of a spice trader, is proposed to marry into a wealthy family, but the marriage is far from normal.  The young woman is thrust into solving a murder which leads her to the Netherworld...

French film ‘Let’s Dance’ lacks passion, romance

French film 'Let's Dance' lacks passion, romance
January 28, 2020

“Let’s Dance” is a recently released French film that follows aspiring dancers on the journey to professional dance.  The film focuses on the relationships between dancers from different styles...

‘The Witcher’ lives up to hype, beautifully cliche

'The Witcher' lives up to hype, beautifully cliche
January 28, 2020

“The Witcher” is a book series turned video game series, that then turned into this: a dramatic, heart-stopping show on Netflix. I thought it was going to be dark-themed cliches that closely resembled ...

‘NiNoKuni’ takes audience on whimsical adventure

'NiNoKuni' takes audience on whimsical adventure
January 21, 2020

When it comes to saving loved ones, two average teenagers are willing to do anything in “NiNoKuni.”  “NiNoKuni,” an animated film, follows best friends Haru and Yu in an unexpected adventure...

‘Let It Snow’ follows diverse, fun relationships

'Let It Snow' follows diverse, fun relationships
November 19, 2019

“Let It Snow” lifts spirits just in time for the holidays.  The Netflix original movie, an adaptation of the book “Let It Snow” by John Green, Lauren Myracle and Maureen Johnson, follows three...

‘Santa Girl’ a cheesy, underdeveloped Christmas movie

'Santa Girl' a cheesy, underdeveloped Christmas movie
November 12, 2019

The Christmas season has started early this year. Netflix is coming out with a lot of new Christmas movies this year, and while a lot of them will get you into the Christmas spirit, I wouldn’t count...

‘Falling Inn Love’ enjoyable, showcases DIY

'Falling Inn Love' enjoyable, showcases DIY
September 10, 2019

Hallmark meets HGTV in the new Netflix original movie “Falling Inn Love.” Everything seems to fail for Gabriela, and the last of her joy is put into entering a contest to win an inn. But when the last...

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