When a beloved franchise gets picked up for a revival or reboot, one of two things happens. Either the fanbase gets super protective and starts hating on the new show or they await anxiously optimistic and eager to meet with those fan favourites again after all those years. I fall in the latter group as … Continue reading ‘That ’90s Show’: Season 1 Is Nostalgic In All The Right Ways.
Tag: TV Criticism
‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Season 2 As Reviewed By a ‘Winx Club’ Fan.
They did it again, goddamnit. I swore I wouldn't watch the second season but here I am, seven episodes later talking about 'Fate: The Winx Saga' yet again. I mean I grew up with the original show, I love and adore those characters and the rich world Iginio Straffi created. I couldn't help but give … Continue reading ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Season 2 As Reviewed By a ‘Winx Club’ Fan.
‘Ms. Marvel’: A Cosmic Venture Full of Heart (and Inconsistencies).
Being an MCU fan means getting excited for a project that looks unique and different from the others only to watch it and slowly realize it's diluting to the same thing you've seen ten other times last year and the year before that. 'Ms. Marvel' is now the latest superhero to join this ever-growing cast … Continue reading ‘Ms. Marvel’: A Cosmic Venture Full of Heart (and Inconsistencies).
‘Stranger Things 4: Volume 2’ Had Me In Utter Shambles.
Pop culture hasn't seen something like this happen in years, it's a phenomenon. I got off from work last week and Kate Bush's 'Running Up That Hill' was playing only to leave and grab a bite at McDonalds where a remix of it was playing. It's actually incredible. I managed to get my family hooked … Continue reading ‘Stranger Things 4: Volume 2’ Had Me In Utter Shambles.
‘Stranger Things 4’ and The Hellish Trials Of Teenagehood.
Three years. We waited three years for a show to return to make us endure hours of unbearable tension, emotional manipulation, cheer-worthy moments and complete and utter devastation. Netflix's crowning jewel, 'Stranger Things' has finally returned to the forefront of the pop culture scene again with a mighty vengeance, making it the inescapable summer event … Continue reading ‘Stranger Things 4’ and The Hellish Trials Of Teenagehood.
‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’… I Mean The Concept Was Nice At Least.
To bring back Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen to reprise their roles as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader in a show where John Williams himself composed the theme only for it to become a distant memory a few weeks after its release... is truly remarkable. This was my most anticipated show for Disney+, I was … Continue reading ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’… I Mean The Concept Was Nice At Least.
‘Squid Game’ and The Nerve-Shredding Result Of Moral Manipulation.
The task of introducing a phenomenon like 'Squid Game' for a review is as dreadful as the show itself. How do you try to condense the world's hottest show without using words like 'inescapable' or without trying to sound pretentious and act like you didn't watch it purely because of peer pressure? We all know … Continue reading ‘Squid Game’ and The Nerve-Shredding Result Of Moral Manipulation.