TV Review: Julie and the Phantoms Season 1 🎸🎤👻

Julie and the Phantoms is a music-filled series that stands tall on its own.

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From left to right: Jeremy Shada as Reggie, Madison Reyes as Julie, Owen Joyner as Alex, and Charlie Gillespie as Luke in Julie and the Phantoms. CREDIT: Netflix

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Julie and the Phantoms (2020, created by Dan Cross and David Hoge) is a pleasantly good teen musical series from Netflix under the streaming giant’s Family collection. It follows Julie (Madison Reyes) who is motivated to pursue music again after meeting three musician ghosts—Luke (Charlie Gillespie), Alex (Owen Joyner) and Reggie (Jeremy Shada)—from a has-been boy band called Sunset Curve.

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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

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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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