TV Review: Dark: Season 1 (2017)

Dark poster “The end is the beginning, and the beginning is the end”

Stars: Karoline Eichhorn, Tamar Pelzig, Louis Hofmann 
Creators:
Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese

Synopsis: After two children go missing, the small town of Winden is thrown into disarray and secrets and history of 4 families begin to come to light. As things unravel, it starts to become obvious that it’s not just the current events that are intertwined but it is also other events that stretch over years and somehow defy the logic of time. Continue reading TV Review: Dark: Season 1 (2017)

TV Review: NOS4A2: Season 1 (2019)

Nos4a2 posterA show about vampires who love christmas and mediums who play scrabble and bridges that only appear when needed.

Stars: Ashleigh Cummings, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Jahkara Smith, Zachary Quinto
Based On The Book By:
Joe Hill

Synopsis: Charlie Manx (Zachary Quinto) is an immortal vampire like being who steals children away with the promise of taking them to a magical happy place called Christmas Land and instead transforming them into creatures like him. His entire Christmas themed world is thrown into chaos when a girl names Vic McQueen (Ashleigh Cummings) discovers she has a special gift and with the help of her medium friend Maggie (Jahkara Smith) learns she is the only one who can track Manx and destroy him. Continue reading TV Review: NOS4A2: Season 1 (2019)

TV Review: Game of Thrones: Season 1 (2011)

GoT Season 1 posterWinter is Coming

Stars: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Sean Bean, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aidan Gillen, Alfie Allen
Creators: 
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss

Synopsis: Welcome to Westeros – we have Kings, Queens, Princes, Bastards, Dwarfs, Knights, incest, plotting, scheming, slaves, murder, treason and the reappearance and rise up of a bloodline long thought to be lost. What do all of these things have in common? They all factor in to the beginnings of a fight for the Iron Throne and ruling of the entire kingdom. Continue reading TV Review: Game of Thrones: Season 1 (2011)

TV Review: The Umbrella Academy – Season 1 (2019)

umbrella posterSuperheros with dysfunctional family issues out to save the world, what could possible go wrong….everything.

Stars: Aidan Gallagher, Cameron Britton, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Robert Sheehan, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Ellen Page, Mary J. Blige
Creator:
Jeremy Slater

Synopsis: 43 babies are born on the same day, all to mothers who weren’t pregnant 10 minutes prior to birth. One man, Reginald Hargreeves (Colm Feore), seeks out and adopts 7 of the children who discovers, as they grow, that they have powers causing him to start a special school called the Umbrella Academy. On the day of his death, the children (now dysfunctional adults) return home for the funeral. While there, they witness the return of their brother who went missing years prior and learn he’s been stuck in the future the whole time trying to find a way back….in order to stop the end of the world. Continue reading TV Review: The Umbrella Academy – Season 1 (2019)