Santa Clarita Diet Review

Santa Clarita Diet is a 2017 horror-comedy web television series created by Victor Fresco, starring Timothy Olyphant, Drew Barrymore, Liv Hewson, and Skyler Gisondo.  The story follows married realtor agents Sheila (Drew Barrymore), Joel (Timothy Olyphant), and their daughter Abby (Liv Hewson) who live in Santa Clarita, California.  Their lives unexpectedly takes a dark turn when Sheila goes through a dramatic transformation into a zombie sending them down a road of death and destruction. Positives: Witty dialogue Fantastic cast Great performances Interesting premise Great humor Great characters Great special effects…

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Hemlock Grove Review

Hemlock Grove is a 2013 Netflix supernatural horror thriller television series created by Brian McGreevy, starring Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgard, Landon Liboiron and Penelope Mitchell.  Based on the novel of the same name, the show examines the strange happenings in the fictional town of Hemlock Grove and the relationship between Roman Godfrey (Skarsgard), heir to the town’s wealthy Godfrey family, befriends the town’s newcomer, Peter Rumancek (Liboiron). Positives: Great performances Good, complex story Good use of CGI Good use of practical effects Good use of make-up Great characters Good score Negatives:…

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Magi: Adventure of Sinbad Review

Magi: Adventure of Sinbad is a 2016 action adventure Japanese anime created by Shinobu Ohtaka and directed by Yoshikazu Miyao, starring voice performances by Daisuke Ono, Akira Ishida, Tomokazu Sugita, Ai Kayano, Katsuyuki Konishi, Yōko Hikasa, and Takehito Koyasu. Set as a spin-off/prequel to Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic and based on the Adventures of Sinbad manga, the story follows young warrior Sinbad sets who himself on the path to his destiny, encountering both friends and foes, and changing the world on his way. Positives: Interesting story Good animation style Good voice performances Negatives: Exceptionally…

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Marvel’s Daredevil Review

Marvel’s Daredevil is a 2015 superhero action crime drama web television series created by Drew Goddard, starring Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Will, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jon Bernthal, Rosario Dawson, Elden Henson, Elodie Yung, and Atelier Zurer.  The series follows the exploits Matt Murdock a blind lawyer-by-day who fights crime at night as the vigilante, Daredevil. Positives: Great performances by the cast Great characters Engaging storyline Great score Pretty memorable characters Great choreography Great use of practical effects Talented cast Negatives: Pacing issues Plot: The series follows the early days of Matt…

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The Seven Deadly Sins Review

The Seven Deadly Sins is a 2014 fantasy adventure Japanese animated series created by Nakabi Suzuki, and follows a group of criminals known as the Seven Deadly Sins, who are framed for murder, who join the third princess of Liones, Elizabeth, who travels to liberate the kingdom of Liones from the oppressive rule of the Holy Knights. Positives: Great characters Good voice performances Good animation style Good score Funny dialogue Moving moments Good English dubbing Negatives: Some characters are cliche Predictable story Plot: The Seven Deadly Sins has an interesting story…

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Top 15 Marco Polo Characters

One of the best fictional historical shows of all time and with it some great and memorable characters.  Whether they’re motivated by love, a lust for power, loyalty, or honor; this series has garnered fifteen favorites and in this post, we’re going to list those fifteen. 15. Yusuf Portrayed by: Amr Waked 14. Nergui/Kokachin Portrayed by: Zhu Zhu 13. Shakana Portrayed by: Jacqueline Chan 12. Kublai Khan Portrayed by: Benedict Wong One of the coolest rulers although he has established himself as quite a dick at times.  Can’t count the number…

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