Fargo: Season 3 – A Review

Hello, my darling readers!
After I loved both seasons 1 and 2 of Fargo, I was excited to see what the third one has in store for us. Let’s see whether I held up to my expectations!

The Plot:

The third season of Fargo is centered around two very different twin brothers. Things are set into motion when a planned murder goes wrong and thus brings police chief Gloria into the picture…

The Rating:

As usual, Fargo delivers everything that was promised and more.
The story is so weird yet crafted intricately and – although you wouldn’t believe it at first – it all comes together seamlessly.

I swear, the cast list gets better with every season. This time we get Ewan McGregor in not one but two leading roles as well as Carrie Coon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and David Thewlis.

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The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 3 – A Review

Hello, my darling readers!
It’s no secret that I’ve been deeply impressed by what The Handmaid’s Tale has offered us so far. Although the last season wasn’t flawless, I was excited when #3 was finally released. Let’s see what’s going down in Gilead!

The Plot:

In this season June stops giving a shit is fighting Gilead from the inside trying to take this shithole down.

The Rating:

I can’t seem to make my mind up for this season. There were some super-intriguing moments but the season is far too long.
We get 13 episodes but half would have been enough to encompass everything that’s going on. The first episodes are really strong as are the final ones but somewhere around the middle, it’s dragging on a bit.

Anyways, there are many great things about this season! First of all: Elisabeth Moss is beyond intense. Honestly, I could watch an hour of her staring angrily at the camera.
I beginning to like Yvonne Strahovski as well. I’m not sure if her acting is getting better or if I just got used to her but hey, who cares?

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Stranger Things: Season 3 – A Review

Hello, my darling readers!
Today, I finally talk about one of my most anticipated new season this year. I was beyond excited when Stranger Things 3 finally hit Netflix, so let’s get talking about it!

The Plot:

All seems swell when a new shopping mall opens, everybody is in love and summer jobs keep the guys and gals occupied. But nothing good ever lasts. Jobs sucks, relationships end but most importantly: Russian infiltrate Hawkins and try to re-open the gate…

The Rating:

After a few things were a little off during the last season I was both excited and anxious to see what season 3 would bring. And I wasn’t disappointed!

Where do I even begin?
The Russian’s building a secret underground base in Hawkins might be a bit over the top and a cliché, but hell, it worked! I wasn’t sure about it at first but after some time I decided to just go with the flow. The Russian’s tie in perfectly with the ’80s vibe and Alexei might be one of my favorite characters this season.

This season we need to talk about relationships. While I’m not overly fond of the whole boyfriend/girlfriend dynamic we have going on with El/Mike and Max/Lucas, I think they might have nailed the amount of drama going on at that age. Furthermore, I don’t really care about Nancy/Jonathan anymore, their arc was a bit weak and their relationship is past the expiration date.
However, there are Joyce/Hopper. I can’t say too much without adding spoilers, so I’ll just say that my heart is broken and I still haven’t finished putting the pieces back together.

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Jessica Jones: Season 3 – A Review

Hello, my darling readers!
I finally have some time to catch up with all the new seasons that came out (more or less) recently. The first new season I sat down to binge was Jessica Jones third and final one. Let’s talk about it!

The Plot:

Jessica tries to settle into some kind of routine while Trish is living the vigilante life. Neither of them can keep their game up for very long, when a new psychopath enters the scene…

The Rating:

Jessica Jones is one of the first comic adaptations I really liked. She’s generally one of my favorite characters as I find her rather relatable. She’s not taking shit from anyone, has a no-nonsense attitude and finds most people annoying. I dig that.
So, I was both excited and sad when the third season came out as I knew it would be the last one.

Although the third season has (so far) the lowest rating on Rotten Tomatoes, I really enjoyed it.
Krysten Ritter is a brilliant actress and I can’t help but marvel at her performance in Jessica Jones. She is one of the main points that make the show worth watching.
Another great piece of acting comes from Carrie-Ann Moss who plays the ruthless lawyer Hogarth. In this season she’s more vulnerable than she has ever been and Moss delivers it in a way that’ll give you goosebumps.

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13 Reasons Why: Season 3 – A Review

Hello, my darling readers!
Netflix released the 3rd season of the controversial show 13 Reasons Why and of course I had to binge the entire thing. I had my issues with the last season, so I wasn’t sure what to expect from the new one. Let’s take a closer look!

The Plot:

Several months after the events of the last season (and the almost mass-shooting) old wounds are once more torn open when a kid is murdered. Everybody seems to have a motive…

The Rating:

Okay, in some ways this season was better than I had expected but that doesn’t mean I don’t have a list of problems to address.

The first and most important thing I didn’t like about season 3 is the new narrator. Ani is the new girl at school but for some reason, she gets to spill all the secrets and knows about everybody and all the shit that went down. Honestly, it annoyed me a lot because about 98 % of the stuff she talks about is simply none of her damn business.
She just waltzes in, is best friends with everybody after 5 minutes (even though the only person you ever see her really talking to at school is Clay) and knows all the dark secrets and things she wasn’t present for and sure as hell wasn’t told about.
But that’s not my only issue with that character.

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The Man in the High Castle: Season 3 – A Review

Welcome, my darling readers!
It’s been a while since Amazon released the third season of the hit show The Man in the High Castle. I took me a while to write this review – but better late than never!

The Plot:

I’m trying hard to recall what actually happened in this season, it’s been a while.
The Nazis continue with two things: the destruction of American legacy (scripted by Nicole) and the exploration of their Stargate thingy.
In the meantime, the Resistance is still going strong…

The Rating:

Let’s be honest here. The reason it took me so long to write this review is because I found the season extremely unimpressive.

I’ve never been a fan of Bella Heathcote’s character Nicole and this season didn’t do anything to change my opinion. When it comes to Juliana I’m also getting more bored by the minute. To be honest, I don’t really care about her character or storyline anymore.

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