I was recently forced to watch Gotham and give it a second chance.  I always thought the idea of the show was cool but I remembered when it first released the first few episodes didn’t pull me in enough so I never watched it.  But, a friend reassured me recently that after the first couple episodes the show starts to pick up speed and gets much better overall after the first season.  I’ve only gotten up to about episode 17 so far but it wasn’t as bad as I remember.  It’s cool to see all the big batman villains in a new light especially penguin who is on his journey to become a mob boss of his own.  Also seeing the things young Bruce Wayne does as well as the other two young characters Ivy who is Poison Ivy and Selina who Catwoman.  The further I get into the show as well the more I want to know what turn the show is going to take next.  Is it going to introduce another one of Batman’s villains or just be the Token do-gooder and main character of the show Jim Gordon struggling to keep himself in the light while trying to take down the dark and corrupt.  Even if you don’t enjoy shows set in comic universes this is still very enjoyable,  but watching it as someone who enjoys comic related media was especially fun seeing all the easter eggs.  I recommend everyone to at least give this show a shot it may be a bit grueling to get through the first couple episodes as it seems like nothing happens it definitely gets better.

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The Umbrella Academy

Hi I don’t usually do tv shows but I watched the first half of The Umbrella Academy yesterday with my sister and I thought this Image result for the umbrella academy showwould be a good opportunity to branch out.  I haven’t finished the show yet so this is just my opinion so far.

One of the things that kinda irked me was how the show leaves you not knowing much especially in the first episode or two where you know practically nothing other than the plot, so it’s frustrating when things happen and you don’t fully understand it.  But, even though I didn’t necessarily enjoy it actually drew me in more because I wanted to know more I wanted to understand what was happening and why.  Maybe this switches around because I have only seen about half of the show I assume though at the end of the season there is gonna be a big reveal that makes sense of everything.  Another thing that I enjoyed is that it seemed as there was almost no downtime, something was always happening and even when it would be something small I would still be on the edge of my seat because of the unpredictability of the show.  Also the evil people that I know of so far (stay with me here i’ll do my best to explain without spoiling anything) sare 3 dimensional in that they have emotions and are aware of what they are doing and they aren’t bad just for the sake of being bad.  I will definitely be finishing the show the next time I decide to watch because it is very bingeable I guess you could say (good for some of you and terrible for the other).  Hopefully Netflix renews the show for another season because I really enjoy it and recommend everyone to watch the first episode or two maybe to see how they like it. My rating out of ten would probably be around and 8.75 I like it but isn’t like my new favourite show.