‘Space Force’ Season 1 Review

‘Space Force‘ is a ten-episode Netflix sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Steve Carrell. The comedy series satirizes the Space Force military department which aims to help NASA go to the Moon, but with different purposes. General Mark R. Naird (Steve Carell) is made Space Force’s first Chief of Space Operations at their headquarters in…

‘Kipo And The Age Of The Wonderbeasts’ Season 1

‘Kipo And The Age Of The Wonderbeasts‘ is an animated series produced by DreamWorks Animation, Studio Mir, and Netflix. It is based on the 2015 webcomic Kipo from Radford Sechrist, who also served as executive producer for all ten episodes of the show. 200 years after a cataclysmic event. most of humanity lives underground while…

‘Africa Salaryman’ Season 1 Review

‘Africa Salaryman‘ known in Japan as ‘Africa no Sararīman’ (literally African Office Worker) is a 2019 comedy series based on the Shojo manga of the same name by Gamu. It was serialized in ‘pixiv Comic’ magazine and was adapted by Hotzipang. Funimation developed the English dub. The meek Lion (Cris George), also called Big Cat,…

‘Steins;Gate 0’ Review

‘Steins;Gate 0‘ follows an alternate timeline than the first series based on the video game franchise. The series is directed by Kenichi Kawamura and written by Jukki Hanada. It was produced by the Japanese entertain company White Fox and dubbed into English by Funimation. The plot diverges from the first series at the moment Rintaro…

‘Trial By Media’ Season 1 Review

Netflix takes potshots at their competitors on cable with ‘Trial By Media,’ a six-episode documentary is executive produced by George Clooney. Yes, the actor who’s best known for ruining the Batman media franchise. The show takes on several sensationalized court cases. They start with ‘Jenny Jones murder’ when the daytime talk show host embarrassed one…

5 Great TV Moms (PLUS 5 Toxic Ones)

Moms are something wonderful and my own mom is pretty cool. Besides, our real-life mothers, if you consume television like me, you know that the small screen produces some wise matriarchal characters. Some of them are awesome and others are pretty toxic. Here is my list of 5 Great TV Moms: Samantha Wildman Ensign Samantha…

‘Violet Evergarden’ Season 1 Review

‘Violet Evergarden’ is an anime television show from Kyoto Animation based on a series of light novels written by Japanese author Kana Akatsuki. The series was dubbed into English by SDI Media and released in the United States by Netflix.  Violet Evergarden (Erika Harlacher) was raised as a child soldier in the midst of war.…

‘Tiger King’ Miniseries Review

Directed by Rebecca Chaiklin and Eric Goode, ‘Tiger King’ is a Netflix documentary series covering the bizarre true of Zoo owner Joe Exotic, who had an intense feud with a self-proclaimed animal rights activist Carole Baskin and the shocking conclusion. Joe Exotic was a zookeeper in Oklahoma who had a huge collection ‘big cats,’ including…

‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez’ Review

‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez‘ is a harrowing and troubling six-part documentary of abuse, violence, and neglect in the case of an eight-year-old living in Palmdale, California. It is directed by Brian Knappenberger and made available through Netflix. Gabriel Fernandez was routinely beaten, starved, and locked in a cabinet by his mother and step-father. The…

‘Cells at Work!’ Season 1 Review

Based on the Kodansha manga written and illustrated by Akane Shimizu, ‘Cell at Work’ is Japanese anime that anthropomorphizes cells in the human body. The comedic series is created by David Production and dubbed into English by Aniplex, the show presents the world of the human body as a city where cells work to keep…

‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 1 Review

Set twenty years since the last movie, ‘Star Trek: Picard’ continues the science fiction franchise created by Gene Roddenberry continues on by focusing on Captain Jean-Luc Picard, played by Patrick Stewart. Twenty years after the death of Lt. Commander Data (Brent Spiner), Admiral Picard (Patrick Stewart) has retired after a falling out with Starfleet Command…

‘Unabomber: In His Own Words’ Review

Reelz and Netflix partner together for Unabomber: In His Own Words, a documentary series of serial killer Theodore Kaczynski, who terrorized the United States between 1969 to 1995. The television show is written and directed by Mick Grogan. Kaczynski was a brutal murderer who was highly intelligent and even briefly worked as a college professor…

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 1 Review

The Mandalorian, also known as Star Wars: The Mandalorian, is a science fiction series streaming exclusively on Disney Plus. Jon Favreau is the series creator, showrunner, and executive produces it with Dave Filoni, Colin Wilson, and LucasFilm’s current leader Kathleen Kennedy. The show is unique in that, while it exists as a “space opera,” it…

‘Black Clover’ Season 2 Review

The anime fantasy Black Clover returned for a second season with a bang. For background, the television show is based on the  “Burakku Kurōbā” manga by Yūki Tabata and published in the Weekly Shōnen Jump. It is produced in Japan by Pierrot studios and dubbed into English by Funimation. When the season opens, the Clover Kingdom…

‘The Code’ Season 1 Review

‘The Code‘ is a military legal drama airing on CBS. The series is created by Craig Sweeny and follows a group of Marines who enforce the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) as prosecutors and defense of soldiers who are accused of crimes. Colonel Glenn Turnbull (Dana Delany) leads her legal teams with Captain John…

‘Black Clover’ Season 1 Review

The hit fantasy anime series Black Clover is based on the “Burakku Kurōbā” manga by Yūki Tabata and published in the Weekly Shōnen Jump. Produced by the media Pierrot studios and dubbed into English by Funimation. Asta (Dallas Reid) and Yuno (Micah Solusod) were abandoned at a church orphanage at a young age. Not knowing…

‘Fruits Basket’ Season 1 Review

Fruits Basket is a ‘slice of life’ anime, based on the young adult Furūtsu Basuketto manga written and illustrated by Japanese author Natsuki Takaya. Published from 1998 – 2006 in the ‘Hana to Yume’ magazine, it was first adapted in 2001 but was rebooted in 2019 by the Tokyo-based TMS Entertainment, with Funimation doing the…