Santa Clarita Diet (Season 1)

It has been ages since I was thrilled about a TV show and dedicated a full post to it and now I have two I want to talk about – The OA and Santa Clarita Diet. Both are Netflix shows, I saw both ages ago, both have just 10 episodes in their first season and both are weird and quirky in their own special way. One has more unknown names and the other has bigger stars but both have teenage characters who are likeable and precious on their own right. But before I get to the very long and complicated journey of trying to understand The OA, here is my spoiler free take on Santa Clarita Diet.

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Histology of 2016: Part 2

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Looking back, I’d like to think that 2016, despite its flaws, had some really great things to offer. There’s no denying that these great things were sometimes overshadowed by the turmoil of life, but at the same time, these good things made 2016 a lot more tolerable in the long run. But before I get to my favourite books and best movies of 2016, I want to look back at some of the songs and TV shows that made me happy this year.

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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)

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Like for many, Gilmore Girls holds a special place in my heart. I remember binge watching almost the entire series in just weeks, and then rewatching it for those special moments all over again. I cried and laughed with the characters, I rooted for all of them, and like most of us, was devastated when it all ended too soon. Now, years later, we finally had the chance to see it all come to an end in a different way, in a way that would satisfy our hearts. The hearts we had given to those two amazing characters over the years. The hearts that were left a little broken in 2007. The hearts that begged for just a little bit more.

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Fall / Winter TV Schedule 16

fallandwinter-16It has become a tradition of sorts to assemble these types of lists every now and then, to have some clarity for the fall/winter and spring/summer TV schedule. This time, I have left things to the last minute and instead of predictions, I have already an idea what I will keep watching, what won’t make the cut, what I still might try out and what shows from the past are still relevant.

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The Wonderful Things in Stranger Things

The hype is real, and even though I was a little behind to get to the hype and stumbled on some spoilers beforehand, I didn’t mind because the show delivered beyond these spoilers. It has heart, emotion, friendship, determination and courage. And yes, Stranger Things is an absolutely wonderful series, with exceptional performances by kids inside a big homage to the 80’s.

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