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Netflix Binge: Daredevil episodes 9-12

Here we are, coming down to the home stretch where everything really starts to pick up momentum as we head towards the finale. While the series on a whole has been excellent, and there have been a lot of great moments to point to, I honestly think everyone is giving some of their best performances… Continue reading Netflix Binge: Daredevil episodes 9-12

Comics, I know I'm a Nerd, Netflix Binge, Television

Netflix Binge: Daredevil episodes 5-8

The first four episodes of Daredevil effectively laid the groundwork for this series and showed fans exactly what they could expect of the level and quality of this show. The next four episodes continue to live up to those expectations and then some. Episode five, “World on Fire” picks up not long after the previous… Continue reading Netflix Binge: Daredevil episodes 5-8

Comics, I know I'm a Nerd, Netflix Binge, Television

Netflix Binge: Daredevil episodes 2-4

The first episode of Daredevil set a high bar for this show, and I was very pleased to discover that those standards never lowered. I initially watched the first four episodes together in one large chunk, and didn’t really want to stop there. These episodes build on the relationships introduced in the premiere as well… Continue reading Netflix Binge: Daredevil episodes 2-4

Comics, I know I'm a Nerd, Netflix Binge, Television

Netflix Binge: Daredevil “Into the Ring”

It's Daredevil week here at Not Another Dumb Blonde and all this week I'll be posting reviews from the new Netflix series. Everyone has their own ways of measuring what they consider to be a good television show, book or movie. There are a lot of ways to judge a series - writing, acting, directing,… Continue reading Netflix Binge: Daredevil “Into the Ring”

Television

The X-Files First Watch: episodes 1.04 ‘The Conduit,’ 1.05 ‘The Jersey Devil,’ and 1.06 ‘Shadows’

I'm still working out the exact format I want to use for these First Watch reviews, so I apologize if they seem a little scattered and for the lack of consistency between posts. I've also been writing down comments as I watch the episode, which lends to a "live tweet' kind of feel, but I'm… Continue reading The X-Files First Watch: episodes 1.04 ‘The Conduit,’ 1.05 ‘The Jersey Devil,’ and 1.06 ‘Shadows’

Books, Comics, I know I'm a Nerd, Movies, Television

Throwback Thursday: New York Comic Con 2014

In October 2014 I had the extreme pleasure of attending New York Comic Con as a member of the press. It was one of the greatest experiences I've had; I loved every minute of it. It's hard to believe it's already been 6 months! Hopefully 6 months from now I'll be returning a second round… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: New York Comic Con 2014

Books, Television

CJ’s Bookshelf: The Returned by Seth Patrick

Before I get into reviewing this book, I feel like I need to give a brief clarification. This book is a novelization of the French TV series Les Revenants or The Returned, which aired on the Sundance channel several months ago (and which can be seen on Netflix now). A&E is currently airing an American adaptation… Continue reading CJ’s Bookshelf: The Returned by Seth Patrick