The Summer I Turned Pretty

*Review Request* Number of episodes: 7 Based on the book with the same name, Amazon Prime has provided its own Nicholas Sparks-esque summer rom-com. Belly (why that's an acceptable nickname I'll never understand) has a glow-up and is reunited with her childhood crush for the summer. Now insert teen drama and second-hand embarrassment for seven … Continue reading The Summer I Turned Pretty

Under The Banner Of Heaven

Warning: this show depicts a gruesome crime, domestic abuse, and violence Number of episodes: 7 Based on the book by Jon Krakauer, you are taken head first into a disturbing and layered crime centered around the most prominent Mormon family in Salt Lake City. The Lafferty's seemingly have it all; a big family (all devout … Continue reading Under The Banner Of Heaven

The Dropout

Warning: an episode depicts sexual assault Number of episodes: 8 Theranos, a Silicon Valley wonder-kin that seemed too good to be true. Well, they were right. Spearheaded by a charismatic and headstrong young woman, Elizabeth Holmes, what started as a concept by a college dropout turned into a billion-dollar company built on lies. Amanda Seyfried … Continue reading The Dropout

Nine Perfect Strangers

Episodes: 8 The best advice would be to start watching this show without knowing anything about it. It's an all star cast going to a mysterious and luxurious spiritual retreat, complete with a crime. Do I have you intrigued? You can also see Nicole Kidman embrace her inner guru and (kinda terrible) Russian accent. Your … Continue reading Nine Perfect Strangers