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Review of “The Umbrella Academy” (season 1)

* * * * A The Umbrella Academy, a new series on Netflix, is based on a comic book written by Gerard Way, the former front man of the rock band My Chemical Romance. It tells the story of a … Continue reading

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Review of “Jessica Jones” (season 2)

 * * C Season 2 of Marvel’s Jessica Jones on Netflix continues her story after the events of “Defenders”. Unlike the second season of Daredevil, Jessica Jones season 2 had a single compelling story arc. The side arc involving Jeri … Continue reading

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Review of “The Titan”

 * * C The Titan is the latest movie made exclusively for Netflix. It’s a science fiction film set in 2049, in a future where the Earth is failing. A scientist, Prof. Collingwood (Tom Wilkinson), comes up with a reckless … Continue reading

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Review of “Travelers” (season 2)

* * * B Travelers continues to deliver. The second season involves two major conflicts: the first traveler, and the faction. There are plenty of new wrinkles, including the director’s ability to overwrite someone multiple times to allow “retries” when … Continue reading

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Review of “One Punch Man” (season 1, sub)

* * * B I just finished watching season 1 of the anime “One Punch Man”, available on (Canadian at least) Netflix. The series is Japanese, but has high quality English subtitles. The premise of the series is that the … Continue reading

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Review of “Stranger Things” (season 1)

* * * * A Stranger Things, an eight hour series on Netflix, is a great piece of horror, reminiscent of Steven King’s “Firestarter” and the novels of HP Lovecraft. Set in the 1970’s in a small town, it tells … Continue reading

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