TV Review: No Good Nick Season 1: Part 1 💸🎒

No Good Nick takes the family sitcom genre to a whole new level.

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From left to right: Lauren Lindsey Donzis, Sean Astin, Melissa Joan Hart, Kalama Epstein, and Siena Agudong in No Good Nick. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for No Good Nick Season 1: Part 1 is spoiler-free.

No Good Nick’s (2019, created by Keetgi Kogan and David H. Steinberg) trailer got me intrigued by the premise of the show. It follows Nicole “Nick” Patterson (Siena Agudong) who one day poses as a distant relative and appears at the Thompson family’s doorstep, but what the Thompsons don’t know is that Nick is up to no good and is trying to scam them of their money.

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Movie Review: Someone Great 👱🏻‍♀️👩🏻👩🏾‍🦱💔

Someone Great felt like a blend of the sitcom Broad City and the rom-com How To Be Single.

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From left to right: DeWanda Wise, Gina Rodriguez, and Brittany Snow respectively star as Erin, Jenny and Blair in Someone Great. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Someone Great is spoiler-free.

Someone Great (2019, written and directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson) is literally a feminist movie about a breakup—and getting over said breakup. Set in New York City, the movie follows Jenny (Gina Rodriguez) and her two besties Erin (DeWanda Wise) and Blair (Brittany Snow), who try to get through an emotional day after Jenny and her boyfriend—Nate (Lakeith Stanfield)—of nine years decided to break up because Jenny is moving to San Francisco for a new job.

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Movie Review: The Perfect Date 📱👫

The Perfect Date is a cheesy teenage rom-com movie at its finest, with moments that are bound to make you laugh-out-loud.

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Laura Marano (left) and Noah Centineo (right) respectively star as Celia Lieberman and Brooks Rattigan in The Perfect Date. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for The Perfect Date contains spoilers, but TBH spoilers don’t really mean anything for rom-coms.

The Perfect Date (2019, directed by Chris Nelson), originally called The Stand-In, is based on the novel of the same name (referring to latter title) by Steve Bloom. It is the third teenage rom-com movie from Netflix that features matinée idol Noah Centineo. It follows the character Brooks Rattigan (Centineo) who is trying to save up money to go to Yale University; with the help of his coding genius best friend Murph (Odiseas Georgiadis), Brooks starts to get hired by women of all ages through the app (The Stand-In) to be a stand-in date for them—and no, he’s not prostituting himself.

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Movie Review: Unicorn Store 🦄✨

Unicorn Store is a whole lot of fluff about unicorns and glitter.

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Brie Larson stars as Kit in the Unicorn Store. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Unicorn Store is spoiler-free.

Unicorn Store (2019, directed by Brie Larson) originally premiered in 2017 and was recently released by Netflix in 2019; it follows the story of Kit (Larson), a struggling artist who one day receives a mysterious letter that would fulfil her childhood dreams.

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TV Review: Delhi Crime Season 1 🇮🇳👮🏽‍♀️

Delhi Crime proves that crimes from a very different part of the world can be made into an anthological series by a global streaming giant.

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Shefali Shah stars as DCP Vartika Chaturvedi in Delhi Crime. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Delhi Crime Season 1 contains spoilers.

When Delhi Crime Season 1 (2019, created, written, and directed by Richie Mehta) premiered on March 22 I had completely missed it. Coincidentally Hulu’s The Act also premiered the same week; both shows, though set in different countries, are based on real events that actually took place a few years apart from one another (2015 for the murder of Dee Dee Blanchard and 2012 for the Delhi gang rape case).

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TV Review: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 2 😈

Part 2 of the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina spells more trouble for Sabrina and gang.

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Kiernan Shipka stars as Sabrina Spellman in the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 2 contains spoilers.

When we left Season 1 of the series last October, Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka) had finally signed her name to the Book of the Beast after much hesitation. With Season 2 (2019, developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa), Sabrina now goes to the Academy of Unseen Arts full-time, leaving her mortal friends behind at Baxter High.

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Movie Review: Speak 🌳

This film version of Speak serves as a visual aid to the critically acclaimed novel of the same name.

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Kristen Stewart stars as high school teen Melinda Sordino, who is coping with an incident that happened over the summer. CREDIT: Showtime Networks

This post for Speak is spoiler-free.

Speak (2004, directed by Jessica Sharzer) is actually based off the critically acclaimed novel of the same name by author Laurie Halse Anderson. It follows the story of Melinda Sordino (Kristen Stewart) who called the cops at a summer party because she was raped; what follows her new high school year is a whole lot of emotional trauma and learning how to speak out about what happened to her the year before.

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