Posts by Tracy Low

Loves good and bad TV; same goes for movies. My screen blog is for me to critically analyse and review the TV shows and movies that I watch.

TV Review: The Baby-Sitters Club Season 1 ☎️

The Baby-Sitters Club is a delightful series about camaraderie, inclusivity and optimism.

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From left to right: Xochitl Gomez, Malia Baker, Sophie Grace, Momona Tamada and Shay Rudolph star in The Baby-Sitters Club. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for The Baby-Sitters Club Season 1 is spoiler-free.

The Baby-Sitters Club (2020, created by Rachel Shukert) is based on a series of books written by Ann M. Martin and has been adapted into various formats before. Netflix’s version is a modern update to a long-beloved franchise of the 80s.

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TV Review: Love, Victor Season 1 ❤️🧑🏽

A contemporary coming out story that will warm your heart.

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Michael Cimino stars as Victor Salazar in Love, Victor. CREDIT: Hulu

This post for Love, Victor Season 1 contains spoilers.

From book to movie to a ten-episode television series on Hulu—Love, Victor (2020, created by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger) transcends boundaries and tells a heartwarming coming out story of Latino character Victor Salazar (Michael Cimino), who comes from a conservative family background.

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TV Review: 13 Reasons Why Season 4 🎓

The final season of Netflix’s hit series 13 Reasons Why ended in sombre and I’m glad another season won’t see the light of day.

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Dylan Minnette stars as Clay Jensen in 13 Reasons Why. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for 13 Reasons Why Season 4 contains spoilers.

At last, we bid farewell to 13 Reasons Why (2017—2020, developed by Brian Yorkey), one of Netflix’s most popular teenage series that certainly didn’t deserve four seasons and hour-long episodes. From following this series closely three years ago and reading the novel by Jay Asher that kickstarted this teen drama, I feel glad that this franchise has finally ended, as this series wasn’t meant to survive that long.

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TV Review: Dead to Me Season 2 🌲❤️

Dead to Me returns with an emotionally filled second season of guilt, grief and gratitude.

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Christina Applegate (left) and Linda Cardellini (right) respectively star as Jennifer “Jen” Harding and Judy Hale in Dead to Me. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Dead to Me Season 2 contains spoilers.

Dead to Me returns with a Season 2 (2020, created by Liz Feldman) where things pick up immediately from where Season 1 left off. Last season ended off with Jen Harding (Christina Applegate) killing Judy Hale’s (Linda Cardellini) ex-fiancé Steve Wood (James Marsden), and Season 2 shows audiences how Jen and Judy are coping with his death and covering up their own involvement in the crime.

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TV Review: Upload Season 1 🖥🖲️

Unlimited data may have a different meaning in 2033.

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Robbie Amell (left) and Allegra Edwards (right) star in Upload. CREDIT: Amazon Studios

This post for Upload Season 1 is spoiler-free.

Upload (2020, created by Greg Daniels) shows us what life can be like after death. Injured in a self-driving car crash and forced to choose between death or upload—young coder Nathan Brown (Robbie Amell) gets seamlessly “uploaded” into a virtual afterlife, where his memories and pre-death body gets to live on perennially.

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TV Review: Hollywood 🎥🎞

The reimagination of the Golden Age of Hollywood in Netflix’s Hollywood is just too good to be true.

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From left to right: Darren Criss, Jeremy Pope, David Corenswet and Jake Picking star in Hollywood. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Hollywood contains minor spoilers.

Hollywood (2020, created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan) follows the lives of young actors, writers and directors—Jack Castello (David Corenswet), Roy Fitzgerald/Rock Hudson (Jake Picking), Archie Coleman (Jeremy Pope), Raymond Ainsley (Darren Criss), Camille Washington (Laura Harrier) and Claire Wood (Samara Weaving)—who are trying to make it big in Hollywoodland post-World War II. Murphy rewrites the Golden Age of Hollywood by revisiting old Hollywood tragedies and giving marginalised communities an overly optimistic representation of their struggles.

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