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‘Jessica Jones’ season two starts slow but ends strong

‘Jessica Jones’ season two starts slow but ends strong

The second season was first ordered in January of 2016 (Photo courtesy of Netflix). Brendan Jacques Connector Staff Out of the six full seasons of television that ultimately made up phase one of Netflix’s lucrative Marvel TV universe, the first season of “Jessica Jones” was undoubtedly the standout. With its choice to embrace the trappings

Alter viewing plans away from ‘Altered Carbon’

“Altered Carbon” is based on the novel of the same name by Richard K. Morgan. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Owen Johnson Connector Editor A stereotyping of the science fiction genre would have it be described as slow, boring and dull. If that is the case, then “Altered Carbon” is the quintessential example of that stereotype.

‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ is a waste of time

“The Cloverfield Paradox” was originally titled “God Particle.” (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Brendan Jacques Connector Staff “The Cloverfield” series may just be one of the most perplexing film franchises to ever hit the mainstream. Beginning back in 2008 with a found-footage spin on classic kaiju films such as “Godzilla,” the property has since then expanded

‘The Punisher’ is brutally well done and criminally underrated

The Punisher has been adapted into three feature films since the character’s debut in 1974. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Marvel’s brooding, skull-ornamented vigilante is back for his fourth chance at a proper screen adaptation in Marvel’s Netflix exclusive series “The Punisher.” And this 13 episode master class is just about as

Stranger Things: Season 2 Review

“Stranger Things” season 1 was nominated for 18 awards during 2016’s Primetime Emmy Awards. (Courtesy of Netflix) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor The first season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” was one of the best TV shows to premiere last year. With an intriguing mystery, an eclectic and immediately endearing cast of characters, and an 80s sensibility

‘Mindhunter’ is Netflix’s best to date

The series was based on the true crime book “Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit” by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker. (Courtesy of Netflix) Owen Johnson Connector Editor It has been noted numerous times that the television industry is in a golden age of programing when it comes to original content

‘Atypical’ is anything but typical

Series creator Robia Rashid previously worked on ‘How I Met Your Mother.’ (Courtesy of Netflix) Emily Toomey Connector Staff “Atypical” is breaking out into the Netflix world as a more progressive approach to television. This comedy style drama features Keir Gilchrist as an autistic high schooler named Sam, who is navigating his way through his

‘Iron Fist’ : Marvel’s first big failure

“Iron Fist” is the last Marvel/Netflix series before the crossover miniseries “The Defenders” (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The Iron Fist is meant to be an expert in all form of martial arts, but instead “Iron Fist” brings bland, uninspiring fight choreography mixed in with a generic story and flat characters. “Iron

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