TV Review: The Boys Season 1 🧔🏻💣🍼🇫🇷

The Boys is a hardcore gruesome television series that reimagines our favourite superheroes in a bad light.

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Dominique McElligott (left) and Antony Starr (right) respectively star as Queen Maeve and Homelander. CREDIT: Amazon Studios

This post for The Boys Season 1 is spoiler-free.

Based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys (2019, developed by Eric Kripke) is unlike any television series I’ve ever seen before. The series follows The Seven, a group of corporate-funded and marketed supes managed by Madelyn Stillwell (Elisabeth Shue) of Vought Corporation, who care more about their public image rather than saving the world. From handling their social presence to creating a heroic persona under false pretences, The Boys shows us how the world’s beloved superheroes are in fact anti-heroes.

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Documentary Review: Chasing Happiness 🎸🎹🎤

The Jonas Brothers showcase their growth as a musical group and siblings in their documentary Chasing Happiness.

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From left to right: Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas star in Chasing Happiness. CREDIT: Amazon Studios

This post for Chasing Happiness contains spoilers.

Consider me a “born-again” Jonas Brothers fan, after watching their documentary Chasing Happiness (2019, directed by John Taylor) which came out last week on Amazon Prime. The documentary depicts their early rise to fame from being on Disney Channel and how they slowly evolved from being a punk rock band to a global pop sensation.

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