Watching all ten episodes of Fakes will likely leave you with some trust issues, but you can believe me when I say it's entirely worth it. The Canadian series—which recounts the story of two high school best friends accidentally-on-purpose building a huge fake-ID empire—doesn't move at the frenetic pace of a lot of Netflix shows, … Continue reading FAKES Season 1 (2022): A Sincerely Good Series
You know what never goes out of style? High school drama. Social status, cliques, outcasts, loners, crushes, kisses, jealousies, plots, ploys, meanness, ostracization, and, yes, revenge plots, are as timeless as some misguided adult telling teens that high school will be the "best years of their lives." Do Revenge, Netflix's latest contribution to this canon, … Continue reading DO REVENGE (2022): Yes, Do Watch Netflix’s Sharp-Witted Teen Satire
You may think I'm being too hard on this movie, which was clearly put together with the aid of moldy ideas, green venom, and a hacksaw, but I'm most certainly not. I will say that the movie has decent acting (Kat Graham should keep getting rom-com lead roles). There are some sunsets. And it was filmed in Verona. So there's that.
Choose from the list below or scroll down to read them all: PURPLE HEARTSWEDDING SEASONTHE SUMMER I TURNED PRETTY PURPLE HEARTS Two people getting fake married and then really falling in love is a romantic movie staple as old as celluloid. But getting fake married so one person can afford life saving prescriptions and pay … Continue reading Short Reviews: PURPLE HEARTS (2022), WEDDING SEASON (2022), and THE SUMMER I TURNED PRETTY (2022)
Note: This review contains what some may consider mild spoilers. Never Have I Ever… seen a show recover so well from a sophomore slump. Okay, that's an exaggeration for effect. Plenty of other shows have come back from second season dips. Regardless, this season of Never Have I Ever is back to its first season … Continue reading NEVER HAVE I EVER SEASON 3 (2022): Bounces Back From Its Sophomore Slump