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Season two of ‘The House of Flowers’ is a worthy follow-up to the dysfunctional...

The second season of the Spanish-language Netflix soap opera “The House of Flowers,” colloquially known as “La Casa de Las Flores” in Spanish, debuted on Friday, October 18. Since its premiere on Netflix last...

‘Living with Yourself’ shows the duality of man with Paul Rudd’s excellent performance

Let’s face it: life can be rough. Careers, relationships, school — it can all appear meaningless in a blink of an eye. Why is that? Paul Rudd’s character in Netflix’s “Living With Yourself” tackles...

“The Umbrella Academy” Proves Netflix Doesn’t Need Marvel to Make Great Superhero Shows

Following Netflix’s recent cancellations of all Marvel series, it was uncertain what superhero properties, if any, the streaming giant would replace them with.  Luckily, viewers didn’t have to wait long as, on Feb. 15,...

“Russian Doll” is an exclusive invitation to the world’s longest birthday party

Describing Netflix’s new series, “Russian Doll” as simply “good” would be doing it a huge disservice. Set in New York City, the series begins with software engineer, Nadia Vulvokov, staring at her reflection in...

“Homecoming”: Amazon’s newest project is a showcase of the twisted nature of reality

Amazon’s latest foray into original content is a surreal experience. “Homecoming” follows the the life of Walter Cruz, a war veteran who attempts to re-enter civilian life by joining the titular “Homecoming” project. The...

“Happy Together” proves why the network sitcom formula needs to change

Who would have thought that after critical and box office success that was “Dunkirk”, Harry Styles’ next project was executive-producing a TV series that’s so unimaginative that we’ll all collectively add it to the...

“Violet Evergarden” is an emotional spectacle of the human spirit

“I want to know what ‘I love you’ means,” are the words spoken by Violet Evergarden in the first episode of Kyoto Animation’s newest project of the same name. The 13-episode series, which was...

“Stranger Things 2’”s got a lot on its mind, but its characters still rule

This article contains spoilers for “Stranger Things” season one. Nostalgia is a poor man’s way of romanticizing the past for cheap emotional resonance; in film, television, music, it’s pandering, bypassing a link with an audience...

“Arrow” season 5: Back from the brink of death

“Arrow” has been a bit of a mess lately. As the one show that brought forth The CW to mainstream success back in 2012, and cracked open the shell for consequential superhero shows to...

The Flash Season 3: The Scarlet Speedster is losing his charm

This article contains light spoilers Let’s get this straight: “The Flash” is a fun show. Its first season burst with excitement and confidence — a special kind of confidence that’s hard to come by in...