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: Trinkets Season 2 🎤📷🤖

Trinkets’ Season 2 is utterly unnecessary.

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From left to right: Quintessa Swindell stars as Tabitha Foster, Brianna Hildebrand stars as Elodie Davis, and Kiana Madeira stars as Moe Truax in Trinkets. CREDIT: Netflix

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Following Season 1’s premiere last year, Trinkets Season 2 (2020, created by Amy Andelson, Emily Meyer, and Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith) picks up exactly where the show left off a year ago. Elodie (Brianna Hildebrand) is a high school runaway; Tabitha (Quintessa Swindell) comes to terms with her parent’s divorce and new found identity; and Moe (Kiana Madeira) takes her relationship with Noah (Odiseas Georgiadis) a step further.

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TV Review: The Umbrella Academy Season 2 💥🐟🪓

The Umbrella Academy Season 2 is a fun-filled follow-up to its highly raved season one.

From left to right: Robert Sheehan stars as Klaus, Justin H. Min stars as Ben, Aidan Gallagher stars as Five, Ellen Page stars as Vanya, Tom Hopper stars as Luther, David Castañeda stars as Diego and Emmy Raver-Lampman stars Allison. CREDIT: Netflix

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With ten episodes total, The Umbrella Academy Season 2 (2020, created by Steve Blackman, and based on the comic books by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá) takes audiences to 1963 with a focus on the John F. Kennedy assassination plotline. The series’ core characters are all split up and we see Five (Aidan Gallagher) taking the lead to get the gang back together again.

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TV Review: Cursed Season 1 🧙🏻‍♂️⚔️

Cursed is an underwhelming television series that fails to live up to expectations.

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Katherine Langford stars as Nimue in Cursed. CREDIT: Netflix

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For a series that was overhyped, Cursed (Season 1, created by Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler), which is based on the book of the same name, was extremely disappointing. With ten episodes in total, the series is a reimagination of an Arthurian legend that follows the story of Nimue (Katherine Langford), a Fey kind “witch”, who is on a quest to fulfil her mother’s dying wish of delivering a mystical ancient sword to a legendary wizard named Merlin (Gustaf Skarsgård).

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TV Review: Warrior Nun Season 1 🗡️

Warrior Nun is an all-female powered series that doesn’t shy away from badassery.

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Alba Baptista stars as Ava in Warrior Nun. CREDIT: Netflix

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Warrior Nun (2020, created by Simon Barry) is based on manga-style comic books by Ben Dunn, and its TV adaptation centres on Ava (Alba Baptista), a quadriplegic orphan who died in a Catholic orphanage, but is suddenly revived by a holy relic known as the Halo.

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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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