Blue Blood and the 99 Percent: La Révolution on Netflix

La Révolution is a strange beast. It’s French historical horror, and, while I’m not usually one for horror, it’s definitely my sort of show. It’s filled with violent class strife, and women striving to attain and (and maintain) power. It’s clogged with family secrets, and family lies corrode its halls. It’s exciting, generally. It’s violent as hell, blood arcing across the snow, staining walls, spattering … Continue reading Blue Blood and the 99 Percent: La Révolution on Netflix

Wolves, Gods, and Betrayal: Barbarians on Netflix

Sometimes Netflix recommends things that are “soapy and sentimental” to me, and I have no idea why they’d do so. Other times they recommend shows that are violent and gritty and filled with historical battle scenes, and I binge them. The German Netflix show Barbarians, in other words, might as well have been created for me: it’s dark and gritty and violent and filled with … Continue reading Wolves, Gods, and Betrayal: Barbarians on Netflix

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (the On-Screen One)

Today in Caitlin Continues to Avoid Juana Inés, I watched Netflix’s adaption of Jenny Han‘s To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before—and, to my surprise, I love it so much. It’s the best thing ever! Or at least the best teenage rom-com ever. (And now I can say I’ve finally watched it, since I neither read it nor watched it before this booklist!) I empathize … Continue reading To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (the On-Screen One)