Spoiler-Free Review of “You Don’t Know Me” on Netflix: Quick Mystery Drama with an Addicting Hook

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“Do you love her?”

You Don’t Know Me originally premiered back in December 2021 on BBC One, but released on Netflix on June 17th 2022. The limited mystery-drama series (based on the book of the same name) stars Samuel Adewunmi, Sophie Wilde, Bukky Bakray, and Roger Nsengiyumva. There are four episodes in total, which are all available to stream on Netflix. Each episode runs for approximately 55-58 minutes.

A man on trial for murder takes the stand to tell his side of the story, hoping to convince the jury of his innocence.

Here is the trailer:

You Don’t Know Me is a quick watch with an addicting premise and decent performances. Is it worthy of your next binge-watch? Let’s find out…

The Pros:

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Really addicting!

I got through this series very quickly. There are only four episodes, which made it extremely easy to binge-watch and I was completely hooked while watching this mystery unfold. There were some really intense moments and just when I thought I had everything figured out, I was thrown for a loop in a good way.

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Believable performances.

The performances were really good in this one and it helped me connect more to the characters. The love story was intriguing, the reveals were well-timed, and I was honestly moved by Samuel Adewunmi’s performance in the final episode. He is very talented and elevated this series in so many ways. 

The Cons:

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The courtroom scenes weren’t as strong as the flashbacks.

I absolutely loved the flashbacks in this series and when we went back to the courtroom and the long speech, it didn’t feel organic to me. The transitions were abrupt and other than the scene in the final episode, I would have preferred to just focus on the events leading up to him being on trial. The flashbacks were a lot stronger and they held my attention more.

So am I in or out?

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I’m in!

If you’re looking for a quick mystery-drama that will keep you guessing, you’re in the right place.

An addicting and intense watch!

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on You Don’t Know Me in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!

Best,

Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

This competition is killer…

When former friends, Shay and Adriana team up to participate in a Halloween scavenger hunt with a cash prize, they temporarily put their differences aside to outsmart their opponents. However, they soon start to realize that a dangerous threat is playing their own version of the game, stalking them during each hunt.

Winning is now a necessity as their lives are at stake. As old wounds and memories re-surface, Shay and Adriana attempt to unmask the threat before the night is over, but soon learn that Scream Hunt is not done with them just yet…

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Spoiler-Free Review of “God’s Favorite Idiot” on Netflix: Heaven and Hell face off

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“Must be my day…”

God’s Favorite Idiot premiered on Netflix on June 15th 2022 with eight episodes available to stream now. The comedy series stars Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, Leslie Bibb, Steve Mallory, and Usman Ally. Each episode runs for approximately 25-28 minutes.

Ordinary IT worker, Clark, is chosen by God to help in the apocalypse, assisted by his co-worker friend, Amily.

Here is the trailer:

God’s Favorite Idiot has a cute premise with a fun cast, but does it do enough to earn a watch? Let’s find out…

The Pros:

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Cute and light premise.

I got through this series very quickly. The episodes are short and the pacing works well for the most part. I actually really like the concept behind this show and it did have some sweet and fun moments sprinkled throughout it. 

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Leslie Bibb is the best part of the show.

I was ready to tune out on this one, but Leslie Bibb was beyond fantastic as Satan. I absolutely adored her in this. She saved the show for me in a lot of ways. There were some really fun characters, but she takes the cake!

The Cons:

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A lot of the humor didn’t land…

I think it improved as the series got into the later episodes, but there were just so many jokes that didn’t land. I appreciated the chemistry between McCarthy and Falcone (who are married in real life), but so much of the humor seemed forced. I think Melissa McCarthy was a little overbearing at times and this drowned out some of the potential, which was disappointing.

There is still enough here to enjoy, but I guess I was hoping for more of a Stan Against Evil meets The Office vibe, but this series never quite accomplished that.

So am I in or out?

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I’m 50/50 on this one…

The concept is really cute and Leslie Bibb deserves her own show, but I just wanted to enjoy the humor a lot more than I did.

Either way, this is a very quick watch if you’re looking for something light to put on in the background.

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on God’s Favorite Idiot in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!

Best,

Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

THIS COMPETITION IS KILLER…

When former friends, Shay and Adriana team up to participate in a Halloween scavenger hunt with a cash prize, they temporarily put their differences aside to outsmart their opponents. However, they soon start to realize that a dangerous threat is playing their own version of the game, stalking them during each hunt.

Winning is now a necessity as their lives are at stake. As old wounds and memories re-surface, Shay and Adriana attempt to unmask the threat before the night is over, but soon learn that Scream Hunt is not done with them just yet…

My young adult horror thriller is out now! I hope you enjoy!

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Spoiler-Free Review of “Intimacy” on Netflix: A Relevant Thriller

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“Everything starts with a decision…”

Intimacy (Intimidad) released on June 10th 2022 on Netflix with eight episodes available to stream now. The Spanish thriller-drama series stars Itziar Ituño, Patricia López, Ana Wagener, and Yune Nogueiras. Each episode runs for approximately 46-48 minutes.

A politician’s career is ruined when a recorded video of her sex life is leaked to the public.

Here is the trailer:

Intimacy will remind you of shows like The Undoing and Anatomy of a Scandal, but it also has an important message of its own, creating a gripping story involving four women and what happens to them when their right to privacy is violated. Is it worthy of your next watch? Let’s find out…

The Pros:

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A relevant and important message.

The world has changed a lot and now it’s incredibly easy for someone’s right to privacy to be violated. The click of a button could damage someone’s reputation, career, and relationships. It’s something that one can never escape and it happens way too often. I thought the series really highlighted this well and highlighted a fear that is based very much in reality, which made this a compelling watch.

Moving performances.

The women really stole the show in this series and I thought that all of them told their own unique story in an effective way. The performances were very believable and emotional.

The Cons:

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Too many episodes…

This series should have been 4-6 episodes at most. I thought it really dragged things out and the pacing suffered as a result. The topic was interesting and the performances were solid, but it took me a while to get through this one and I think it lost a little bit of steam as it continued.

So am I in or out?

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I’m in about 75 percent…

Intimacy highlights a relevant issue and the consequences surrounding it, which makes it a gripping watch, but it went on for a little bit too long, so don’t expect to be able to binge-watch this one that easily.

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on Intimacy in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!

Best,

Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

DON’T TAKE THE JOB…

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It was only supposed to be temporary…but when Olivia Crewe accepts a new position that seems too good to be true, she soon discovers that twelve other girls previously had the same job as her. Only none of them lasted for more than thirty days. No notice. Nothing…right before they mysteriously disappeared without a trace.

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Spoiler-Free Review of “First Kill” on Netflix: Watered-down True Blood is a Delightful Distraction

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“Young love is a powerful thing…”

First Kill premiered on Netflix on June 10th 2022 with eight episodes available to stream now. The YA teen vampire series from executive producer, Emma Roberts, stars Sarah Catherine Hook, Imani Lewis, Elizabeth Mitchell, Gracie Dzienny, and Will Swenson. Each episode runs for approximately 46-52 minutes.

Juliette and Calliope begin to fall for one another, but soon realize that one of them is a vampire and the other is a vampire hunter, causing a feud between their families.

Here is the trailer:

First Kill features a LGBTQ+ power couple in this modern interpretation of Romeo and Juliet, but does it have enough bite? Let’s find out…

The Pros:

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Undeniable chemistry.

I really felt such an electric charge between these two from the very first moment we saw them interact with one another. I was super excited to see a LGBTQ+ couple shine on a vampire series and it was easy to root for these two against all odds. More please!

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Fantastic cast and stand-out characters!

I am a huge Elizabeth Mitchell fan and I was so beyond thrilled to see her on this show! She does a fabulous job and I really liked the majority of the characters. 

Gracie Dzienny is a scene-stealer as Elinor! Wow, what a character. I’d love to see her have her own show because she is deliciously wicked.

The Cons:

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Contrived at times with painful dialogue…

Don’t get me wrong, I really enjoyed this series, but I couldn’t take it too seriously. It’s more of a guilty pleasure watch. I’m already seeing a lot of comparisons to Buffy, but this series felt more like a PG-rated version of True Blood to me.

The dialogue was really bad at times (“You bit me. You staked me!”). This made it harder to connect even though I genuinely liked the characters. The plot wasn’t bad, but there were too many characters involved, which over-complicated things. I also could have done without the overdone and overused voice-over narration. There were just so many elements that felt really contrived and I wanted some more edge, even though we saw glimmers of it at times.

It will be interesting to see where we go from here if we get a second season, especially since we got a few cliffhangers at the end.

So am I in or out?

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I’m in!!!!

Love at first bite!

This series is really entertaining as long as you don’t take it too seriously. If you enjoy vampire series, you’ll find enough to be excited about with this one and a new ship to swoon over!

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on First Kill in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!

Best,

Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

A Halloween they’ll never forget…

Scream Hunt Halloween

When former friends, Shay and Adriana team up to participate in a Halloween scavenger hunt with a cash prize, they temporarily put their differences aside to outsmart their opponents. However, they soon start to realize that a dangerous threat is playing their own version of the game, stalking them during each hunt.

Winning is now a necessity as their lives are at stake. As old wounds and memories re-surface, Shay and Adriana attempt to unmask the threat before the night is over, but soon learn that Scream Hunt is not done with them just yet…

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Spoiler-Free Review of “Two Summers” on Netflix: Blackmail and Friendship

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“To friendship…”

Two Summers (Twee Zomers) premiered on Netflix on June 3rd 2022. The Belgian drama thriller series features six episodes available to stream now. It stars An Miller, Koen De Bouw, Ruth Becquart, Kevin Janssens, and Inge Paulussen. Each episode runs for approximately 44-48 minutes minutes.

A group of friends reunite on a private island after thirty years, as past secrets are revealed that could destroy them forever.

Here is the trailer:

Two Summers channels Who Killed Sara? by weaving the past and present together in an addicting mystery thriller. Is it worthy of your next watch? Let’s find out…

The Pros:

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An addicting whodunit plot.

Much like Who Killed Sara, this series had an addicting mystery that connected from the past to the present. I was trying to piece everything together as the episodes continued, which made it an engaging and compelling watch. There was a core mystery centered around a horrific crime, but there were also other secrets revealed throughout the series that kept me on the edge of my seat.

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Gorgeous setting.

I don’t know what it is, but I just love thriller series that take place on an island. The scenery was absolutely breathtaking. I also thought the choice of setting really showed how things can appear to be beautiful and peaceful on a superficial level, but the darkest parts of someone can be kept hidden. 

The Cons:

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Dark and heavy content…

The crime in question was very difficult to watch and viewers should pay attention to the warning messages at the beginning of certain episodes. Some of the content in this particular series was emotionally draining at times, so be prepared for that.

So am I in or out?

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I’m in!

Two Summers is a decent mystery thriller that will keep you guessing.

This was an addicting watch from start to finish, but be prepared for some dark and heavy content.

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on Two Summers in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!

Best,

Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

DON’T TAKE THE JOB…

It was only supposed to be temporary…but when Olivia Crewe accepts a new position that seems too good to be true, she soon discovers that twelve other girls previously had the same job as her. Only none of them lasted for more than thirty days. No notice. Nothing…right before they mysteriously disappeared without a trace.

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Spoiler-Free Review of “Surviving Summer” on Netflix: Blue Crush style Coming-of-Age Series

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“Are you into surfing?”

Surviving Summer released on Netflix on June 3rd 2022. The Australian teen series features ten episodes available to stream now. The show stars Sky Katz, Kai Lewins, Savannah La Rain and Dustin Clare. Each episode runs for approximately 26-30 minutes.

A wild teen from New York is sent to Australia to live with family friends she hasn’t seen in years, introducing her to the world of surfing.

Here is the trailer:

Surviving Summer will remind you of Blue Crush and Dive Club, but does this coming-of-age story add anything new to the genre?  Let’s find out…

The Pros:

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Aesthetically pleasing.

This series was gorgeous to watch. The scenery was incredible and the music soundtrack complimented it well. I felt like I was being transported somewhere else while watching it and I think the “summer” premiere was a smart one. I’m ready to hit the beach after watching this…

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Likable characters.

I would have preferred a little bit more edge to some of the characters, but much like Dive Club, this series was very family friendly. I liked a lot of the characters and I appreciated that we spent enough time peeling back some layers. Even though this was a story I have seen over and over again, it was still entertaining to watch because of the characters.

The Cons:

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Predictable with unnecessary montages…

The montages were a bit much in this one. The episodes were on the short side, but I’m not sure that we really needed ten of them. I think this gave us a lot of unnecessary fluff when the story itself was entertaining enough to keep me invested. The ending was also really predictable as well so I’m not sure that this coming-of-age story really did anything that different to make it stand out in the genre.

So am I in or out?

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I’m in about 75 percent…

This series had its charms and it was absolutely stunning to watch, but I wanted a little bit more from it. If you enjoy Blue Crush, you will find a lot to enjoy with this one, but you’re probably better off just re-watching that film.

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on Surviving Summer in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!

Best,

Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

THIS COMPETITION IS KILLER…

When former friends, Shay and Adriana team up to participate in a Halloween scavenger hunt with a cash prize, they temporarily put their differences aside to outsmart their opponents. However, they soon start to realize that a dangerous threat is playing their own version of the game, stalking them during each hunt.

Winning is now a necessity as their lives are at stake. As old wounds and memories re-surface, Shay and Adriana attempt to unmask the threat before the night is over, but soon learn that Scream Hunt is not done with them just yet…

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Spoiler-Free Review of “The Perfect Mother” on Netflix: Quick French Thriller with a Solid Twist

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“I’m in trouble…”

The Perfect Mother (Une Mère Parfaite) premiered on June 3rd 2022 on Netflix with four episodes available to stream now. The mystery-thriller series stars Julie Gayet, Eden Ducourant and Tomer Sisley. Each episode runs for approximately 45-50 minutes.

A mother risks everything to find out the truth when she learns that her daughter is a suspect in a murder investigation.

Here is the trailer:

The Perfect Mother is an addicting mystery thriller with a shocking ending. Is it worthy of your next watch? Let’s find out…

The Pros:

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Easy to binge-watch.

With only four episodes, I was able to finish this series in a little over three hours. I think this was a really smart decision. This show could have easily gone off track if it had eight episodes like most Netflix series and it was refreshing watching something so quickly. I didn’t feel like I had to work to get to the end. It all just unraveled naturally and it was very entertaining to watch.

A twist I did not see coming!

Wow, what a twist! This was probably the best part of the series for me. I thought things were wrapping up and then we were thrown a curve ball that really made this series so much more enjoyable. 

The mystery was a good one, but the twist was truly fantastic. If you enjoy series like Pieces of Her and the Harlan Coben series, you will feel right at home with this one.

The Cons:

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Unnecessary sub-plots and slow at times…

Since we only had four episodes, we didn’t really need the sub-plots mixed in. They slowed down the overall pace and they took away from the main mystery, which was decent enough. The episodes could have been a little shorter to keep things on track and I would have been fine with that.

So am I in or out?

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I’m in!

This series had a solid mystery with a fantastic twist worth sticking around for. If you’re looking for a quick series to binge-watch, you’re in the right place!

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on The Perfect Mother in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!

Best,

Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

THIS COMPETITION IS KILLER…

When former friends, Shay and Adriana team up to participate in a Halloween scavenger hunt with a cash prize, they temporarily put their differences aside to outsmart their opponents. However, they soon start to realize that a dangerous threat is playing their own version of the game, stalking them during each hunt.

Winning is now a necessity as their lives are at stake. As old wounds and memories re-surface, Shay and Adriana attempt to unmask the threat before the night is over, but soon learn that Scream Hunt is not done with them just yet…

My young adult horror thriller is out now! I hope you enjoy!

Scream Hunt is available here!

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Spoiler-Free Review of “Stranger Things” Season 4 Volume 1 on Netflix: Delivers with 80’s horror vibe

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“What have you done?”

Stranger Things season four (volume 1) premiered on Netflix on May 27th 2022 with seven new episodes available to stream now. The final two episodes of the season will air on July 1st 2022. The sci-fi horror series stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Sadie Sink, Joe Keery, Maya Hawke, and Natalia Dyer. Each episode runs for approximately 65-75 minutes.

It’s Spring Break in the town of Hawkins, but our beloved group encounters a new nightmarish threat targeting local teens.

Here is the trailer:

Stranger Things season four is more mature in a lot of ways, channeling classic 80’s horror films like A Nightmare on Elm Street and Hellraiser, while giving us plenty of reveals to be excited about. Is it worthy of your next watch? Let’s find out…

The Pros:

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Dark fast-paced plot.

Our characters have grown up a lot so it makes sense for the plot to mature as well. I absolutely loved the 80’s horror vibe. We got a great cameo/small role that furthered some of these similarities even more and the dark and twisted story really was quite frightening this time around.

I loved every second of it!

Standout episodes: 4 and 7!

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Supporting characters get their chance to shine!

I appreciated that we took some time for each character on the series to get some well deserved screen time. There’s a lot of characters and a lot of subplots going on, but the longer episodes actually helped us catch up with all of them. The new characters really added something as well.

Standout performance goes to Sadie Sink as Max. Wow, she was absolutely incredible! I’m really glad we got a chance to see her character develop more.

The Nancy and Robin adventures were pure entertainment and the other characters had plenty of fantastic moments as well.

I would have liked for Erica to have gotten some more screen time, however.

The Cons:

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I have to wait until July to watch the last two episodes…

Seriously, that’s my only con. I love this series so much and I think that season 4 has been absolutely incredible so far. I can’t wait to see how it all ends!

So am I in or out?

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I’m in 100 percent!!!!!

Dark, twisted, and so much fun to watch! Season 4 has been absolutely incredible so far and I highly recommend it!

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on Stranger Things season four (volume 1) in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!

Best,

Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

A Halloween they’ll never forget…

When former friends, Shay and Adriana team up to participate in a Halloween scavenger hunt with a cash prize, they temporarily put their differences aside to outsmart their opponents. However, they soon start to realize that a dangerous threat is playing their own version of the game, stalking them during each hunt.

Winning is now a necessity as their lives are at stake. As old wounds and memories re-surface, Shay and Adriana attempt to unmask the threat before the night is over, but soon learn that Scream Hunt is not done with them just yet…

My new young adult horror thriller is out now! I hope you enjoy!

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Spoiler-Free Review of “Borrego” on Netflix: Lucy Hale’s latest thriller

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“I can take you wherever you need to go…”

Borrego premiered on Netflix on May 14th 2022, but was originally released in January 2022. The survival thriller film stars Lucy Hale, Nicholas Gonzalez, Leynar Gomez, and Olivia Trujillo. It runs for an hour and forty-two minutes.

A botanist named Elly is studying plants alone in the desert when she witnesses a drug mule’s plane crash. Elly is kidnapped and forced to journey through the desert to the drop off location as she fights to stay alive.

Here is the trailer:

Borrego has plenty of intense moments built in with a believable performance from Lucy Hale, but does it do enough to earn a a watch? Let’s find out…

The Pros:

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Lucy Hale gives it her all.

Look, I’ll pretty much watch Lucy Hale in anything. I love her as an actress and I think she does really well in horror and thriller films. This film is no exception. Lucy was terrific as Elly. I really liked Elly as a character as well, which made it easy to root for her during this ordeal.

Not your average survival thriller…

Elly is in a very dangerous situation and you would think it would be easy to pinpoint the bad guys in this, but there was also a lot of heart in this one. I kind of liked this approach and I thought it helped the movie stand out from other similar plots.

The Cons:

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Unsure of its intention…

The beginning of the film presented us with a statement about drug use and trafficking, but it didn’t really follow through on this. This made it feel out of place and odd. I wasn’t really sure of the intention of this movie, but I think it tried to tackle too many different issues without ever really paying enough attention to any of them to have them resonate with the audience…

So am I in or out?

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I’m in about 75 percent…

I enjoyed my watch for the most part. I thought Lucy Hale was captivating, but there was something missing in this one, even though it made a valiant effort to stand out as a survival thriller film.

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on Borrego in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!

Best,

Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

DON’T TAKE THE JOB…

It was only supposed to be temporary…but when Olivia Crewe accepts a new position that seems too good to be true, she soon discovers that twelve other girls previously had the same job as her. Only none of them lasted for more than thirty days. No notice. Nothing…right before they mysteriously disappeared without a trace.

My supernatural thriller Girl Number Thirteen is out now! I hope you enjoy!

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Spoiler-Free Review of “Welcome to Eden” on Netflix: The Price of Exclusivity

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“I can help you be happy…”

Welcome to Eden (Bienvenidos a Edén) premiered on Netflix on May 6th 2022 with eight episodes available to stream now. The Spanish thriller series stars Amaia Aberasturi, Belinda, Amaia Salamanca, and Sergio Momo. Each episode runs for approximately 40-45 minutes.

After being invited to an exclusive party on a remote island, Zoa and four others are left behind, as they soon start to realize that this may have been intentional.

Here is the trailer:

Welcome to Eden has a killer premise and an attractive cast, but does it do enough to find its own identity separate from shows like The WildsLet’s find out…

The Pros:

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Guilty pleasure worthy.

This series was a lot of fun. I loved the party in the beginning and even though it’s a plot I’ve seen before, there was still enough happening to draw me in. The next time you get some mystery invite to a remote island, you may want to think twice…

Twists and reveals worth sticking around for.

I didn’t start to really connect to this series until about episode four. Once I got there, I was completely hooked and I had to know what happened next. It was fun figuring out who I could trust and who was a potential villain.

The Cons:

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The characters needed more development…

This series reminded me a lot of The Wilds and Nine Perfect Strangers except it was missing some real character development. We got some sprinkles of it here and there, but a lot of it felt really superficial. 

I also thought that the thrilling moments needed to be coated with more edge. I wanted this series to be a little bit more brutal and dangerous than it was. It was still an enjoyable guilty pleasure watch, but it had the potential to be a lot more.

So am I in or out?

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I’m in!!!!

This series was so addicting and a lot of fun. It may have been a bit outrageous and silly at times, but if you enjoy guilty pleasure thrillers, then you’re in the right place!

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on Welcome to Eden in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!

Best,

Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

DON’T TAKE THE JOB…

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It was only supposed to be temporary…but when Olivia Crewe accepts a new position that seems too good to be true, she soon discovers that twelve other girls previously had the same job as her. Only none of them lasted for more than thirty days. No notice. Nothing…right before they mysteriously disappeared without a trace.

My new supernatural thriller Girl Number Thirteen is out now! I hope you enjoy!

Girl Number Thirteen is available here!

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