I spend a lot of time watching Netflix, and streaming movies and TV shows in general and while I have issues with so much of what I’ve watched there is some great stuff out there!
But where to start?
Well, here’s seven I love and think you will too. Read more
Ok, so it’s well documented at this point that I have a love hate relationship with Netflix when it comes to their original productions (see here, here and here).
But sometimes they do alright, so I was excited to see the promotions for ‘Trinkets’ popping up.
Three girls, forming an unbreakable bond, beautiful friendships forged over a mutual shoplifting habit.
And for that part of the show, it was really great.
I’m late on writing about this, I watched the whole series pretty soon after it was released.
Honestly, I was hoping that someone from the show or from Netflix would come out and confirm that the adults in this show were younger than we thought and it was all a misunderstanding so that I could write about the things this show did so well.
But that was unrealistic, and I still feel uneasy about the show as a whole, because the reality is the issues in the show are serious and they overshadow everything good about it. Read more
If you’ve been following along here for a while, you’ll know that I have multiple gripes with Netflix, which is frequently a fat shaming mess among projecting a range of other problematic and harmful messages (you can read about that here and here).
Since my last post I do have to give Netflix credit for Dumplin’, which was beautiful, but unfortunately a recent announcement has me seething.
One Day at a Time won’t be renewed for a fourth season. Read more
I’m a huge sucker for a rom-com, so when Netflix’s Sierra Burgess is a Loser, starring Shannon Purser was released on the seventh of September I didn’t hesitate to pop it on and settle in for the night.
I was already completely obsessed with To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and considering they share the same male lead in Noah Centineo, I was ready to fall in love with another Peter Kavinsky type. Read more