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Jane the Virgin: “Chapter Thirty-Nine”

  “Chapter Thirty-Nine” is supposed to be a happy episode. All the promos said it was Jane and Michael having their bachelorette and bachelor parties, which are supposed to be fun. Everyone’s supposed to be happy. But my god if this wasn’t the most miserable episode of Jane the Virgin I’ve ever seen. It’s not a bad episode, there’s just … Continue reading

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Jane the Virgin: “Chapter Thirty-Seven”

Jane Villanueva is, without doubt, one of the most likable characters on television. She’s sweet and smart and cares about people. Her incredible circumstances have never diluted what a genuinely good person she is, and Jane walks the fine line between being good and being intolerably, and condescendingly good. The show’s done a near perfect job of … Continue reading

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The Women of Daredevil Make A Disjointed, Tedious Season Two Worth Watching

Second seasons are always a challenge, especially after the first was such a strong outing, and Daredevil isn’t immune to the sophomore slump. Season two is a not-entirely-coherent continuation of the trials and tribulations of the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen. The first four episodes are mostly snooze-inducing, and eventually, Daredevil‘s season two evolves into a … Continue reading

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Jane the Virgin: “Chapter Thirty-Six”

I’m so glad Petra finally gave birth. Despite the shorter episode count between us learning of her pregnancy this season and Jane’s in the last, it seems like Petra’s been pregnant forever. I’ll miss her pregnancy wardrobe and her hilarious reactions to her pregnancy, but hey, at least we’ve got two new babies!  Though “Chapter Thirty-Six” is … Continue reading