TV Talk – Riverdale – Season One

Hey love-bugs,
Who killed Jason Blossom?

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13 Episode review and spoilers are a strong possibility.

That is the primary focus of the first season and it was not what I thought this show was going to be.

When I first heard that the Archie comics would be adapted into a television show, I was excited. I loved the comics and thought a show would be a good idea. I honestly thought that it would be set in the time the comics were which, if memories serves me correctly, was the sixties. Boy, was I wrong. It’s set in modern times and it is a full on thriller and I loved every second of it.

Let’s talk about what I absolutely loved about this show. Luke Perry, Skeet Ulrich, Cole Sprouse and Archie’s abs. Okay, there were other things to love about this show but these are a few that stood out.

I’m trying to remember the last show I saw that starred or featured Perry or Ulrich and I can’t find one. It was good to have them on my TV (rather computer) screen and they were perfectly cast in their roles as Jughead and Archie’s dads.

I am very familiar with the Sprouse twins. I watched Big Daddy, Friends and even caught the Suite Life a few times. I couldn’t imagine how either of them would do in the acting world away from Disney. Disney is all about big and overly dramatic acting and not everyone can make that transition. Cole Sprouse did it so seamlessly. I bought every bit of his performance and I loved him with the darker hair. Who knew that he would grow up to such a knockout? That’s physically and talent wise. He was probably my favorite part of this show because I got to see what a great actor he is. I rooted for him and Bett, weird because in the comics I wanted Betty and Archie together, and I was so happy when she chose him and moved on from her feelings for Archie. Though I don’t believe that Archie has no feelings for her. He likes Veronica but I think he secretly wants to be with Betty. It all goes back to that Dawson’s Creek love triangle. Joey told Dawson about her feelings for him. He didn’t want her. Someone else found her attractive and suddenly Dawson is in love.

I definitely got the feeling that it would and will eventually go there.For now, I am going to relish in the joy of Betty and Jughead together.

I really enjoyed this thriller aspect of the show. A murder happened and whodunit. That is what is going on in everyone’s mind in the little town of Riverdale. I suspected at least everyone minus the kids. Well, there was that moment I thought Cheryl might have killed her twin brother, but then I moved on past that. It was clear that it was one of the parents and they all had their secrets. Betty’s mom pissed me off until about the ninth or tenth episode when she found out that her husband hand tried to make their oldest daughter Polly have an abortion. It was clear that it bothered her because he tried to make her have one too when they were teens. She was so controlling in the beginning that I wanted Betty to just tell her off one good time.

The only honest parent in the bunch was Fred Andrews, Archie’s dad. Jughead’s dad, FP, was hiding something and turns out that he had cleaned up the murder of Jason and was holding onto the proof that he knew who was responsible as leverage. For what? I don’t know. He never said.

The last three episodes I knew that it had to be Jason’s dad who killed him but I was sure that I would be wrong.

The biggest shocker or at least one of them was the revelation that the Cooper’s and the Blossom’s were related. So Polly Cooper and Jason Blossom were cousins who slept together and made twins. That’s not weird at all. What a secret to hold on to. When the two started dating, I don’t understand how their parents could go on keeping that secret. They tried to pull them apart but never told them, “hey, that’s your cousin you’re kissing”. Jason might still be alive.

Then again, Jason found out his father was a drug lord, so maybe not.

Now going into Season two we will learn how Betty feels about Jughead being accepted into the Southside Serpents and more importantly the fact that he seemed to want to be accepted. Will Fred Andrews live and who was the guy who shot him and why?

I’m excited guys, what about you? Overall, I give this season four point five stars.

What did you guys think? Let me know.

Before you leave me, I am raising money to get my dog Samson a surgery on his tumors. Anything that you can give will be greatly appreciated. Click the link to donate https://www.gofundme.com/samsons-tumor-biopsy

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Until the next time… Love, Peace & Chicken Grease.

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Film Friday – A Christmas Prince

Oh the feels.

Love-bugs, spoilers are a strong possibility so if you haven’t seen this movie, tread carefully.

Watching this movie made me miss having a TV and watching all of Hallmark’s Christmas movies. This had all of the elements for a super cheesy movie with a happy love story at the end and I loved every bit of it.

I tell you guys constantly that I love, love. This film didn’t disappoint. The reporter falling for the charming prince. We all knew it was going to happen but it was still so good to watch.

Moments like when they were having a snow ball fight she watched on as the prince played with orphans, melted my heart. I mean, it’s a cheesy love story so it is completely predictable without an ounce of surprise. You can’t really expect surprise from a film like this.

I just love films like this. I laughed because of course the girl Amber had to embarrass herself several times. It just wouldn’t be a cheesy romance movie if she didn’t.

It was really cute.

What did you guys think? Let me know.

Before you leave me, I am raising money to get my dog Samson a surgery on his tumors. Anything that you can give will be greatly appreciated. Click the link to donate https://www.gofundme.com/samsons-tumor-biopsy

Another thing, if you would like to become a patron and help me release my second book click the link. You can pledge as little as $1 http://www.patreon.com/TaQuandaCreates

Until the next time… Love, Peace & Chicken Grease.

TV Talk – Stranger Things – Season One

Why am I just learning about this show?

As always love-bugs a spoiler alert is in full affect. Who knows what I’m going to talk about. So, if you haven’t yet watched this show, please do before reading this because I would hate to ruin it for you.

Now to the talk…

This. Show. Was. So. Good.

It was the perfect blend of horror, comedy, sci-fi and thriller. It was so well written and even better executed. Can we talk about the kids? While the adults did a pretty stellar job, the kids were the breakout stars. Especially that little one who played Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo). It was pretty clear that he was the character that was used to bring a little comedy to every situation and he nailed it.

I laughed, I was spooked, I loved this show and I haven’t even gotten to season two yet.

When Nancy (Natalia Dyer) crawled through the base of the tree and ended up on the upside down I had two thoughts. One, that was gross, why would you do that? and two, why would you go alone? I was sure that she was going to be stuck over there but was glad when Jonathan (Charlie Heaton) got her out.

Poor Barb (Shannon Purser). Many writers will write a character mainly to kill them off. I felt bad that Barb had to be that character. I could actually name a few that deserved that responsibility more, but I get that her abduction and then death needed to happen to get Nancy involved in that aspect of the plot line. I was just sad that it had to happen to her. She was just a sweet girl. Her death needed to be mourned.

Mike (Finn Wolfhard), such a cutie pie. Watching his feelings develop for Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) was just so cute. When she sacrificed herself at the end I felt so bad for him. He was young and she was probably the first girl he liked. Aww young love.

I can’t wait until I watch the second season.

What did you guys think? Leave a comment and let me know.

Before you leave me, I am raising money to get my dog Samson a surgery on his tumors. Anything that you can give will be greatly appreciated. Click the link to donate https://www.gofundme.com/samsons-tumor-biopsy

Another thing, if you would like to become a patron and help me release my second book click the link. You can pledge as little as $1 http://www.patreon.com/TaQuandaCreates

Until the next time… Love, Peace & Chicken Grease.

Dawson’s Creek – Complete Series Thoughts – Click Image

Hey There 136 Followers,

So, I just completed binge watching Dawson’s Creek, over ten years too late, and I am going to share with you my thoughts whether you like it or not. This will likely be filled with spoilers, so if you waited to watch this show like I did, click off this post watch it and come back to see if you agree with my ramblings or not. Now on to my post.

I am widely known as a repeat offender, to the people who know me that is. Which means that if I love a show I WILL watch it again. There is some debate on whether I have watched The Vampire Diaries four or five times and it is no secret that once I complete it, I will watch something else and then return to TVD for the fifth or sixth time. But enough about my intense love for all things Delena, Damon Salvatore and Stefan’s abs. I’ll give you a post on my thoughts if you ask really nice. This post is about what I thought of Dawson’s Creek.

Now, I don’t want to upset any of you Creekers, is that what you call yourselves? If not, that’s your new name.

It’s not that I hated the show. I laughed, I swooned, I fell in love with actors I had never paid much attention to and I even shed a few tears. Okay, more than a few. Call me a sucker for a death scene. Give me a death, words some great writer has written, fantastic acting, sad music playing in the background and then in the forefront as a sappy montage is playing and it’s no wonder I’m sitting on my bed balling my eyes out like I knew these characters personally. The series finale was even pretty good.

In fact, the show was good. I just would never watch it a second time. It made me mad. Quite often. To begin with, it apparently took me six seasons to figure out what the show was really about, or rather who. It’s titled Dawson’s Creek for crying out loud. Yes, it has all of the makings of an ensemble cast but I was under the impression that the show was about Dawson Leery. Yet, when Dawson is describing his movie about his life he says it’s about a girl i.e. Joey. So, was the actual show about Joey? This confuses me and pisses me off. I wondered why poor Dawson continually got the shitty end of the stick. He loved so hard and so fully yet, every girl he loved left him and that whole thing with Joey. Man could that girl have been more flaky? You long after a guy for fifteen years, get him and then tell him you need to be alone? Then she wasn’t alone. She fell right into Jack’s arms. When he turned out to be gay she went back to Dawson. Dawson didn’t work out and then came Pacey and then back to Dawson.

The girl gave me whiplash. I love that they figured it out and remained friends and Dawson could be happy that his soulmate choice his best friend over him, but let’s be realistic. I don’t know one friends, guy or girl, that could have survived that. Plus, Joey went on and on about wanting Pacey and Dawson to be friends again, but refused to let either of them really go. That would have been the mature thing to do. All this talk of growing up and she couldn’t find one guy to be with other than the two of them and she had options. The next time one of my guy friends talks about taking us out of the friend zone I’m going to make him watch this show. Bad things happen when you hook up with your friends.

Forget about the fact that she show was actually good and that Kerr Smith was amazing. I could never watch this show again because I can’t deal with being mad for a good six seasons. Did I mention how cute Jenson Ackles was? Anyways.

I think that about covers my rant. Comment if yo agree or if you think I’m just plan crazy. Plus, leave a comment on what show you want me to binge and review next from Hulu or Netflix.

Until we meet again… I love you, thanks for stopping by and be sure to bring your sexy asses back. (Was that too much? Oh well. Can’t take it back now. Or can I?)