Tag: Netflix

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

Laying in my bed the Friday after Thanksgiving, recovering from southern comfort foods eaten in excess and online shopping, equally overindulged in, I watched Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. The animated series reboots She-Ra: Princess of Power, which aired during the 1980s, a spin-off of the He-Man franchise. The series follows Adora, who has ...

Lost in Space Season One Review

Netflix’s 2018 Lost in Space series reboot has an episodic feel as the characters find themselves in a unique conflict each episode, similar to the 1965 original, while characters struggle with their isolation and each other throughout the season. This is a science-fiction survival story, reminiscent of The Martian, with unfolding backstories told through flashbacks, ...


Reading Anne of Green Gables: Chapters 1-5

Netflix announced it will adapt L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables into an eight episode series coming in 2017. As a child, I watched the 1985 miniseries adaptation staring Megan Follows with my grandparents. They had a strange obsession with Anne of Green Gables and would laugh through our screenings like every viewing was their first. ...


Friends is now on Netflix, or Why couldn’t it be Seinfeld?

Friends is now on Netflix, but why couldn’t it be Seinfeld? We’ll get all the great moments of Phoebe, Monica, Rachel, Ross, Chandler, and that guy Matt LeBlanc plays, but why couldn’t it be Jerry, Elaine, Kramer, and George? Every episode of a show about a group of pals, but why couldn’t it be a ...


Marco Polo Review

I recently watched season one of the Netflix original series Marco Polo. Overall, this period drama impressed me. I knew little about the historical Marco Polo and this period in Asian history.