The Bold Type Season 1 Review

Attention! This post contains strong language because I was angry and… I can’t help myself.

This show stars Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, and Meghann Fahy playing three girls working at a feminist fashion magazine. It’s inspired by the life of the former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Joanna Coles.

I feel like they’re trying to be feminists and not really succeeding. They’re trying to be edgy and again, they are not succeeding.

It is supposed it be a show about empowering women, showing different types of women and yet, we are facing three thin, gorgeous and beautiful ladies working at a fashion magazine. And it’s not empowering. It’s the first episode and they have had a fight, they have judged each other’s decisions and yelled at each other on a subway platform.

Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, and Katie Stevens in The Bold Type (2017)

And they call this feminism? Women empowering each other?

I’m a bit sceptical.

Of course, it’s not easy writing a feminist show and be inclusive: it’s such a broad topic with opposite views within itself. But let’s try not to mix up friendship with feminism. They are two separate things the show might be confusing and overlapping.

Just because they are friends, it doesn’t mean they are feminists.

I’m obviously invested in these women’s lives because it’s what we’re supposed to do.

But the acting is appalling and I’ve come to the conclusion it is badly written.

For example:

  • ep 02: The cliché “I’m yelling about my sex life/ my vagina and a hot guy hears me.”

THIS ANNOYED ME SO MUCH!

  • ep 03: name dropping strong female politicians? YES! Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris! Woooo!
  • ep 04

Ok they just did an episode talking about Jane never having had an orgasm and now, literally 40 minutes later, she is reassuring Ryan about how much she enjoyed the previous night.

First of all… why??

Second, why did they resolve it so easily?! This could have been dragged for at least a couple of episode! It makes no sense!

She comes out saying she has never had an orgasm (publicly! On the fashion magazine’s website!) and with the next guy she sleeps with, she is able to climax. Not once but twice, as she highlighted.

GIVE ME A BREAK!! WHAT IS THIS BULLSHIT?!

  • ep 05: I’m having Grey’s Anatomy Amelia Sheperd’s flashbacks with the power poses!
  • ep 06: Sutton losing the necklaces made no sense. It’s 5000$. PUT IT IN YOUR PURSE! I did like how they portrayed Jane’s struggles with testing for brest cancer very early in a young woman’s life. It was good they shed a light on this.
  • ep 07: The disastrous evening at Richard was terrible in every sense. This weed plot is old. So old. Please stop now. And the Sutton broke up with Richard. I don’t care.
  • ep 09: Less Trump & more immigration talk please.

STOP SAYING HIS NAME AND TALKING ABOUT HIM.

You are not the news. You’re job is not to cover him. You can protest his policies all you want. I’m super in favour of that, he is a fucking moron. But stop dropping his name! That’s what he wants!

Also, Kat buying a 11.000$ ticket to meet Adina at the airport made me so mad. Sutton was afraid of not being able to live in the city anymore and you spend this amount of money to meet Adina at the Airport because customs doesn’t let her through?

I get your doing a “romantic gesture” but it’s fucking stupid.

  • ep 10: it was so important to talk about sexual assault and rape. I’m glad they are doing it. It was an important episode. I’m not saying it was a well-executed one. But they tried. And that’s also important.


So yeah…. I am not really impressed. It’s not bad. It’s not trash but my main issue is DON’T CALL YOURSELF A FEMINIST SHOW IF YOU ARE NOT ONE.

If you’re tag line is: “Feminism is only our second favourite F-word” and this is what you put on tv, we have got a problem.

I have just started season 2 and I’ll definitely review it as well! Keep your eyes on this space!

xxx

Georgia

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine At San Diego’s Comic Con

THE NINE-NINE WAS AT COMIC CON 2018!!!

NBC hasn’t aired an episode yet and it has already done more publicity to the show than FOX in 5 years.

I love NBC right now. Home of the best comedy TV shows ever aired.

There was a panel, loads of interview and Q&A! In case you missed them, here are all the ones I have found!

Brooklyn Nine-Nine – Comic-Con Panel 2018 Highlights (Digital Exclusive)

I haven’t watched it yet. I need to be in the right state of mind otherwise I’ll cry like a baby foom beginning to end.

(I am sure I’ll end up crying anyway.)

‘Brooklyn Nine Nine’ Cast on Being Saved by NBC | Comic-Con 2018 | TVLine

Comic-Con 2018: Andy Samberg Makes A Plea For Bruce Willis To Guest Star On Brooklyn Nine-Nine

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE Season 6 Comic Con Cast Interviews


One more interview by Entertainment Weekly and the live Facebook interview with some of the cast!

Brooklyn Nine-Nine squad teases new season in victory lap at Comic-Con


So much happened at Comic Con and I could not be happier. The show was finally celebrated as it truly deserved, there was so much love from fans (even Mark Hamill in incognito at the panel)

I am so happy for them. And I cannot wait for season 6 to air in 2019 ON FORKING NBC!!!!

xxx

Georgia

Riverdale Season 2 – Review

ATTENTION! THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR ALL SEASONS OF THE CW’S “RIVERDALE”.

So…. I’ve watched season 2. A month ago. I devoured the show. I couldn’t stop watching. I was obsessed. I still am. But writing this review took me a long time.

First of all, some self-promo: I also talked about my first impression of it and my thoughts on Season 1. Feel free to check them out!

Now let’s get into the bad good stuff:

Suffice to say that season two is very very very very very different from season one. And to be fair I ‘ve enjoyed that one so much more than this one. The plot was so much better! I liked that they tried to find who “The Black Hood” was, but it wasn’t as satisfying as discovering who murdered Jason.

And I wasn’t, I still not am, a fan of the serpents. I don’t get it! What’s the point of them? They are a gang that comes from south side of the city of Riverdale… But what is their purpose? Why are they here? Why did Jughead join them even though he said he wouldn’t?

Skeet Ulrich, Mädchen Amick, Cole Sprouse, and Lili Reinhart in Riverdale (2016)

ep 01: of course Jughead has got a fucking motorcycle!!! THIS IS HILARIOUS! The perfect image of the bad boy! I cannot stop laughing.

– The image of Archie sitting at the bottom of the stairs with a baseball bat to “protect” his father was the top for me. It made no sense! The guy has a gun! There is a famous line in the italian movie “A Fistful of Dollars” that says: “Quando un uomo con la pistola incontra un uomo col fucile, quello con la pistola è un uomo morto” which roughly translated into: “When a man with a gun meets a man with a rifle, the one with the gun is a dead man.” 

Exchange gun with baseball bat and rifle with gun and BOOM! Perfect metaphor.

EP 3: Archie and his shirtless guys in red masks trying to threaten “The Black Hood” via YouTube was the worst scene I’ve seen in a long time. It was so bad. Like, so bad. Terrible. But… I STARTED LAUGHING LIKE THERE WAS NO TOMORROW. IT WAS HILARIOUS.

EP 04: Why are guns so easily bought in America!? Where is the Federal background check?! #GunControlNow

EP 13: I knew from the moment the guy said: “I’m an FBI Agent” that he was a fake. At one point he was actually dressed like the perfect mobster stereotype. IT WAS SO RIDICULOUS! It was so obvious that he wasn’t a real agent, you jagweed!!!

Risultati immagini per mona lisa jagweed gif

John Behlmann in Riverdale (2016)

EP 15: DADDY BLOSSOM IS BACK!!!! Or no wait, it’s his twin brother!!! I love this show!

– The Cabin episode was weird as hell. Jughead kissing Veronica and both couples heard the other one having sex (this was super disturbing).

– I’ll say this once: the Chic debacle was terrible. I hated it. The actor, Hart Denton, was super creepy and I loved that. But it was obvious he wasn’t actually Alice Cooper’s son! Speaking of, Mädchen Amick‘s performance when crying for her dead child to Betty and FP moved me. It was the best acting I have seen on the show so far. She was great.

– Is this Pretty Little Liars all over again? Somehow everybody accepts that children solve crimes. Ok, not children. Teenagers. There is not a lot of difference. How come the adults rely on the kids to find murderers?

– Uhhh! The whole mobster thing!!! They are mafiosi so, obviously, there is the mandolino and stereotypical attire. It kind of pissed me off but at the same time… alright. The show is a huge stereotype of everything so I don’t really care.

– And can we talk about Polly for a moment? She has joined a cult, her children have the weirdest names ever and she seems completely brainwashed.

– AND NOW THE TRASHIEST PART EVER: The Musical Episode!!!!! It was sooooooooooo bad. And they can’t even lip-sync right!!! Come on! It’s the one thing you have to do in musical episodes! The music on the show is garbage. Total garbage and I have proudly skipped every single song sang on both season 1 and 2, thank you very much.

– HIRAM LODGE IS TAKING HIS REVENGE! Bye Archie! See you in jail, girl!


This is so bad. In Jane The Virgin they have twin brothers as well, and twists like these but they do it on purpose! Because it’s a telenovela! And the stories are amazing, the writing is so good! But it is aware of it! And that’s the fun of it. It’s not serious!

But on here, it is! They do it intentionally! Good writing in TV is so difficult to find. I have literally thousand questions about the actions of some characters and the personalities they were given. There are a lot of issues for me.

And I have two posts lined up regarding them. But it is going to take some time to gather my thoughts and put them into writing.

Are you up to date with Riverdale? What do you think its trashiest moment was? Do you have any thoughts on this second season?

I’d love to know them!

Leave a comment here, find me on Twitter or you can send me an email!

xxx

Georgia

UnREAL – s04 ep 01 – “All In” – Season Premiere Review

Attention! This post contains spoilers for the first episode of season 4 of Unreal and all the other seasons!

I’M SO EXCITED!!!!

I thought I was gonna have to wait a year for the next season and instead… HULU surprised us! 3 months after the season 3 Finale… here we are! With all 8 episodes being released!

(Dear Hulu, I have almost forgiven you for passing on picking up Brooklyn99 when it was briefly cancelled. This was definitely a step forward to rekindle our basically non-existent relationship.)

I saw the trailer and it looked super cool! Lots of drama, scandals, pretty hair and makeup and manipulative bitches! YEAH!!!

Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer in UnREAL (2015)

That being said… I started off extremely doubtful: what is happening to Rachel?! What is all of this misogyny and sexism?!

Last year they tried to be as feminists as possible for a reality tv show about finding love, and now what is all of this?! Has Rachel gone insane?

Even Quinn is uncomfortable by her actions! Well, partially.

This season is a lot more “Bachelor in Paradise” rather than “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette“. Rachel has created incredibly sexist games, like guys rating the women’s appearance and if they don’t like it, they throw them into a stupid pond underneath the bridge.

What the actual fuck?!?

Also, it’s not Venmo. It’s the CashApp. I can hear Lovett or Leave It’s Jon Lovett’s voice shouting: We’re not using the other apps anymore.

Going back to Quinn for a moment: she has a necklace that says “Love”. WHAT?!

And Jay is still doing cocaine! Thanks Alexi!

“Are you that desperate not to be alone that you would marry some contestant from a dumbass reality show you’ve known for eight weeks?

You’re living in a fantasy world where everyone is perfect, therefore fake.”

THIS SUMS UP THE ENTIRE BACHELOR / BACHELORETTE / BACHELOR IN PARADISE FRANCHISE!!!

On top of that, Rachel is basically using the show as an excuse to sleep with all these guys and then get her own happy ending. (Hence the makeup and perfectly styled blonde hair).

AND QUINN IS PREGNANT!!! WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAT?!

The following are just a couple of the questions that went through my mind while watching this train wreck.

  • Is Rachel serious?
  • Is Quinn going to keep the baby?
  • What is the deal with Jay and Alexi?
  • Why are they making such an immoral and terrible show?
  • What is the bigger picture?
  • Why would Rachel allow Roger the rapist on the show? Is she going to convict him on national TV?
  • Is Jeremy going to show up?
  • Is it weird that I hope the blonde dickhead suitor from Season 1 comes back?
  • What is the deal with the new provider? The one with the Italian surname. Tommy. He can’t be worse than last season’s creepy therapist!

SO. MANY. QUESTIONS!

I’m starting ep 2 NOW.

See you at the end of the season. Bye.

Talk to me about the show by leaving a comment down below, tweet at me or send me an email!

Xxx

Georgia