Not a Book! Thursday || She-Ra and the Princesses of Power S4

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Apparently the Netflix gods heard my requests, because not only did S4 of She-Ra get a full thirteen episodes, but it delivered on every emotional beat, repeatedly punching me in the face with all the emotions I could have possibly cycled through in five short hours.

The short verdict? Oh my god, please watch this series, I’m begging you.

The long verdict? Yeah, that’s going below the cut, because it’s going to be SO LONG. And also peppered with spoilers, so beware.

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Not a Book! Thursday || She-Ra and the Princesses of Power S3

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While I’m still mad Netflix decided to split S2 into two shorter seasons instead of one 13-episode season, I have to say that S3 of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power delivers, and almost three weeks after watching it, I’m STILL trying to recover from the emotional blows. It was brilliantly done in almost every way, and the fact that we don’t have an air date for S4 yet has me ANTSY.

Give me the goods, Netflix, I’m begging you.

Anyway, some degree of spoilers ahead for S3 as I get into just why it was so devastatingly fantastic this season!

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Not a Book! Thursday || Voltron Season 8: It’s Finally Over

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At last, we’ve made it. After about two and a half years, the evil is defeated, the end is here.

At last, I am free.

For those of you who aren’t aware, Voltron: Legendary Defender just released and wrapped its final season, and while I would have been thrilled to hear the words “eight seasons” back in June of 2016, at this point, I’m just glad it’s over for so many reasons. It has been a roller coaster of joy and disgust, especially after season seven, when the plot began to drag and the writers actually tried to defend their choice to lean into the bury your gays trope while also skirting around any real attempt at representation.

It wasn’t good. In fact, it was bad. Horrific, even.

And now that it’s over, I’m inclined to say that season eight has only made it worse. Spoilers abound ahead for those of you interested in learning why.

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Not a Book! Thursday || Hilda

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As is probably pretty clear by now, I spend a fair bit of my free time watching cartoons. I love them a lot, between the amount of hard work that goes into animation, and the fact that most cartoons are a hell of a lot more positive and imaginative than most of the live action shows available to watch.

Plus, my attention span isn’t always the longest, so episodes that are twenty minutes tops are the best thing ever.

Of course, all this means that Hilda, a new release on Netflix from creator Luke Pearson and studios Silvergate Media and Mercury Filmworks, is checking all the boxes! Let’s take a look at why.
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Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 7 || A Legendary Disappointment

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I wish I could be writing this post and be more chipper about it, but if you saw my Weekly Wrap on the 11th, you might remember me talking about some truly horrendous queerbaiting that left me really upset. It was here, and honestly? I’m still pretty upset about it. And most of the rest of the season.

If you haven’t seen S7 and plan to, be aware that spoilers abound ahead!

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