Hello, my darling readers! Last year, Netflix dropped a new show called Ratched giving us an insight into Nurse Ratched’s life before we met her in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. Let’s find out whether that was needed!
From Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, RATCHED is a suspenseful drama series that tells the origin story of asylum nurse Mildred Ratched. In 1947, Mildred arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a leading psychiatric hospital where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind. On a clandestine mission, Mildred presents herself as the perfect image of what a dedicated nurse should be, but the wheels are always turning and as she begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it, Mildred’s stylish exterior belies a growing darkness that has long been smoldering within, revealing that true monsters are made, not born.
Uff, what am I to do with this one. Let’s talk about the positives first, shall we?
This show is so pretty. The costumes are perfectly on point and stunning. Honestly, there are so many pieces that I’d buy in a heartbeat. Together with the decade appropriate hairstyles and makeup, this was a delight to watch.
Will Arnett voices BoJack, the failed legendary 90’s sitcom star from the favorite family sitcom Horsin? Around, who has been trying to find his way through a muddle of self-loathing, whisky and failed relationships. Now, in the presence of his human sidekick Todd (Aaron Paul) and his feline agent and ex-paramour Princess Carolyn (Amy Sedaris), BoJack is primed for his comeback…
This show was probably one of the biggest surprises ever. Generally speaking, animated shows are not exactly known for great character development, depth, or tackling intense subjects. Well, Bojack Horseman has it all.
Will moves from the tough streets of West Philly to posh Bel-Air to live with his Uncle Philip, Aunt Vivian, his cousins spoiled Hilary, preppy Carlton and young Ashley and their sophisticated British butler, Geoffrey.
It was a little weird to rewatch this. There were bits I remembered vividly but other parts I had no memory of at all.
Additionally, a good number of parts are rather outdated now and made me cringe. However, every time I was just about done with Will and his antics, they dropped an episode that hit me hard and I kept going.
In the series’ final season, Liberty High School’s Senior Class prepares for graduation. But before they say goodbye, they’ll have to keep a dangerous secret buried and face heartbreaking choices that might alter their lives forever.
The only thing I can say about this is: thank fuck it’s finally over. I like the first season, felt like the second one was unnecessary but halfway decent, and hated the third one.
But in for a penny, in for a pound. I wanted to give it another shot, so I sat down for the fourth season. Well, that was annoying.
Wellness specialist Darin Olien teams up with actor Zac Efron seeking healthy lifestyle practices from around the world.
Okay, so I defintely found this a bit less irritating than Goop Lab. At least for a majority of the episodes.
We get to travel around the world and learn some new stuff and approaches. While, for example, the episodes about Paris and water felt mostly informational, the episode in Italy felt somehow one-sided and pseudoscientific.