TV Show Review: Broadchurch Season 2

Hey guys!
I talked about one of the best British TV shows, Broadchurch before. After two years, we finally got a new season in 2017. But before I checked that one out, I had to catch up with season two!

 

The Plot:
This season picks up right after season 1. Danny Latimer’s murderer has to face trial. Of course that has a major impact not only on Danny’s family but on the entire town. Meanwhile DI Hardy has to deal with a witness from another investigation. More questions arise than are answered…

 

The Rating:
Those of you who watched season one know that Broadchurch captures you with an intensity no other show can come up with. If that is even possible, the second season stepped up the game. I hadn’t expect the trial to be the main focus through the entire season, but believe me, it works out more than perfectly. Continue reading

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TV Show Spotlight: Lucifer

Hello my lovely readers!
Today I have  a really cool TV show for you that I discovered recently. Lucifer is a fantasy police dramedy and so far spans over two season, the third one being released next year.

 

What is it about?
The devil is bored being the Lord of Hell and decides to take some time off. He abandons his kingdom, moves to Los Angeles and opens a nightclub there. But as life has its wicked ways, he ends up working with Chloë Decker from the LAPD, solving crimes…

 

Why should you check it out?
Let me get this straight: the crime solving part isn’t the interesting thing about Lucifer. However, the real story spanning over the entire series is what pulled me in. The devil got bored, he has not only father issues but in the course of the show has to deal with his angelic brother and his mother who escaped from hell. Did I mention that he decides to got to therapy? That sounds like something doesn’t it? Continue reading

4 Things I love about Blackadder the Third!

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I’ve already mentioned one of the most amazing British TV shows of all time here on my blog. (No, this time I’m not talking about Doctor Who.) Blackadder is definitely my all-time favourite sitcom and one of Rowan Atkinson’s best works.
This time, I want to shed some light on season 3, which is set in the late 18th century.

 

#1 – Hugh Laurie as Prince Regent:
We’ve encountered many great characters and actor during the other two season, but Hugh Laurie as the hilariously stupid Prince Regent is among my favourites. I hadn’t know that he would join the cast for season 3, so I ended up pleasantly surprised.

#2 – Queenie makes a Comeback!
One of the best characters in season 2 was undoubtedly Queenie. Miranda Richardson (who in my head shall forever be named Queenie) also takes on a little role in this season. I don’t want to add any spoilers here, but that episode is definitely my favourite in season 3. It’s super funny and comes with huge plot-twist! Continue reading

TV Show vs. Movie: A Series of Unfortunate Events

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It’s time for another post on A Series of Unfortunate Events. This time I want to shed some light on both the TV show and the movie. Which one is better?

 

The Plot:
A Series of Unfortunate Events follows Violet, Klaus and Sunny Beaudelair. After a fire destroyed their home and killed their parents, they struggle with their new guardians. The first new care-taker they get is Count Olaf who is only after their money. However, each time the Beaudelair children seem to get rid of him, some new peril awaits them…
There are 13 books in total, and Netflix dedicated 2 episodes to each book. So the first season consists of 8 episodes and deals with the first four books. As that would be far too much for just one movie, only the first three books were adapted in the film.

 

TV Show vs. Movie:
I was hooked from the first episode on. In this TV show everything plays together perfectly. The casting is amazing, although I had my doubts about some of the actors, I ended up more than delighted. So far they keep very close to the novels, thus really making the story come alive. Furthermore, Lemony Snicket is very present in the TV show in his function as narrator. He is part of every episodes and makes several comments. This may sound a bit weird, as it’s not the usual thing to do, but believe me, it works out wonderfully. Another point I love about the show is the music. The title song for each episode is a little different and especially the song in the last episode was marvellous.

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TV Show Review: Gilmore Girls – A Year in the Life

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I finally had time to check out what ever Gilmore Girls fan had been dreaming of for 9 years: a sequel. In 2016 Netflix released 4 90 minutes long episodes full of Stars Hollow fun! Let’s see whether they are good…
(Just to warn you, there will be spoilers ahead!)

 

The Plot:
Rory is struggling a bit with her career, constantly switching between New York, Stars Hollow and London.
In the mean time Emily has to deal with the great loss the family suffered. Richard passed away and she lost her purpose.
As the relationship between them is still not the best, Lorelai is not the biggest help. She’s got her own problems to think about, concerning her private life with Luke as well as her professional life at the Dragonfly Inn. Continue reading

TV Show Spotlight: Adventure Time Mini-Series: Stakes!

Hey Guys!
Today’s post is another one of those that have been sitting in my draft folder for ages gathering dust. I honestly don’t know why, I was thrilled when I watched it!

 

 

What is it about?
I’ve already talked about the TV show Adventure Time in detail over here. But in season seven they surprised and delighted by devoting eight episode to Marceline the Vampire Queen. She decides she doesn’t want to be a vampire any longer and takes a trip down memory lane. We finally learn how Marceline came to be the Vampire Queen!

 

Why should you check it out?
Well, Adventure Time itself is one of the weirdest and funniest animated TV shows out there. The characters are beyond fabulous and I just love the colorful land of Ooo. Marceline has always been one of my favourite characters and in this mini series we finally learn about her past. Honestly, these are some of my favourite episodes. So many new characters, so many fantastic ideas! Continue reading