I have to say, I’m rather excited by the media buzz surrounding the Netflix original series “Stranger Things,” with the premier of its second season this past Friday. One of the big reasons I’m excited is because it means something is happening that has been getting more and more rare since the advent of streaming… Continue reading Why I’m Watching Stranger Things
Initially, I was drawn to the Netflix original series “Atypical” more because it was a show that appeared to be about teenagers and family life than because of its actual premise. It’s about an autistic teen who decides he wants to start dating. So, knowing relatively little about autism myself, I expected I would learn… Continue reading Netflix Original “Atypical” — Hilarious, But Flawed
I’ve heard a lot of varying reactions to Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast remake. I’m talking, thoughts that are so radically different they span the range of, “It was so beautiful that I cried,” to “It is evil and terrible.” Well, most of the evil-callers had not actually seen the movie and were… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast: My Take on the Controversy
I watched the original “Full House” quite a bit when I was little. My parents didn’t let us watch just anything, but “Full House” seemed to be a no-brainer for them to allow. Cheesy, sure. But pretty darn clean. And now we’ve got its sequel streaming on Netflix, with part 1 of season 3 having… Continue reading Fuller House: A True Family Show?
The new network TV season is upon us. I’ve been on the lookout for anything promising among the new series, and I think I’ve found one. It’s a half-hour PG comedy called “The Mayor,” airing Tuesday nights on ABC. And if the pilot is any indication of the type of show it’s going to be… Continue reading ABC’s The Mayor: A Good Start