TV Review: Stranger Things 3 🥤🍿

From drawing to screen, Stranger Things 3 brings “The Mind Flayer” to life in a spectacular way.

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In this third season of the phenomenal Netflix original television series, Stranger Things 3 (2016—, created by The Duffer Brothers) brings back the amphibian-like monsters and takes audiences on an action-packed and special effects-filled adventure in the summer of 1985.

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Movie Review: Murder Mystery 🍆🍩

Murder Mystery is a nice change up from the overwhelming rom-com selection offered by Netflix.

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Jennifer Aniston (left) and Adam Sandler (right) star in Murder Mystery as Audrey and Nick Spitz. CREDIT: Netflix

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As the movie title suggests, Murder Mystery (2019, directed by Kyle Newacheck) is about a murder mystery that takes place in the exotic holiday spots of Europe. The action-comedy follows the Spitzes, Nick (Adam Sandler) and Audrey (Jennifer Aniston), who embark on the most memorable wedding anniversary trip of their lives.

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TV Review: Trinkets Season 1 💍🕶👖

Trinkets is reminiscent of many other high school dramas that are currently streaming on Netflix.

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From left to right: Kiana Madeira, Quintessa Swindell and Brianna Hildebrand respectively star as Moe, Tabitha and Elodie in Trinkets. CREDIT: Netflix

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Based on the novel of the same name by Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith, Trinkets (2019, created by Amy Andelson, Emily Meyer and Smith) features a trio of female teens—Moe (Kiana Madeira), Tabitha (Quintessa Swindell) and Elodie (Brianna Hildebrand)—from the same high school, who become unexpected friends after bonding with each other at a Shoplifters Anonymous meeting.

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TV Review: Jessica Jones Season 3 😼💢

In the third and final season of Jessica Jones, “closure” is evidently missing from this entire series.

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Krysten Ritter stars as Jessica Jones in Marvel’s Jessica Jones. CREDIT: Netflix

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones (2015-2019, created by Melissa Rosenberg) marks the end of all live-action Marvel programming on Netflix. In its final season that was released on Friday (14 June), Jessica Jones Season 3 debates about justice and morality. It also introduces a new villain called Gregory Sallinger (Jeremy Bobb) for Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) to take on and explores Patricia “Trish” Walker’s (Rachael Taylor) journey to becoming Hellcat.

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Movie Review: Always Be My Maybe 👩🏻‍🍳🎾

Always Be My Maybe will make you laugh and cry all at once.

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Randall Park (left) stars as Marcus Kim and Ali Wong (right) stars as Sasha Tran in Always Be My Maybe. CREDIT: Netflix

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Always Be My Maybe (2019, directed by Nahnatchka Khan) is an Asian-American love story featuring Sasha Tran (Ali Wong) and Marcus Kim (Randall Park). Set in San Francisco (one of the cities in the United States with a significant Asian population), the movie takes us through the childhood and adulthood of the two main characters.

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Movie Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile 🔦

This biographical adaptation of real-life murderer Ted Bundy tells too much and shows too little.

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Zac Efron stars as Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. CREDIT: Netflix

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It’s clever that Netflix opted to distribute Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019, directed by Joe Berlinger) on their streaming service because it certainly pairs well with their docuseries Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes. But sidenote here: Berlinger was also the creator of the Netflix Ted Bundy docuseries, so I guess he already had a way in to have his movie be distributed by the streaming giant.

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TV Review: What/If Part 1 🔑

What/If is the kind of bad television show that you must watch till the end, even if most of it makes no sense.

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Renée Zellweger stars as Anne Montgomery in What/If. CREDIT: Netflix

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What/If (2019, created by Mike Kelley) is an anthological series that is mysterious and batshit crazy. Part 1 stars Renée Zellweger as a renowned venture capitalist Anne Montgomery, who fiddles with the lives of a seemingly innocent young couple—Lisa (Jane Levy) and Sean (Blake Jenner)—who have no idea what they have just got themselves into.

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