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Is 'My Little Pony: A New Generation' Entertaining For Adults?

Bright colors, ponies, pegasi, and unicorns! The “My Little Pony” of your youth is making a mighty comeback by way of Netflix’s “My Little Pony: A New Generation.” The computer-animated movie features spellbinding visuals, but is it as entertaining for adults as it is for kids? This viewer was not …

Is The Drama 'Straight Forward' Getting A Season 2 On Acorn TV?

If you enjoyed Acorn TV’s captivating con-artist drama “Straight Forward,” you probably have one major question on your mind. Is there going to be a Season 2? Two years since it bowed on the popular streaming service, Eclectic Pop has the exclusive answer to that burning question, and it is surpris…

Is Pavel Priluchnyy's 'Ghost' Worth It For 'Silver Spoon' Fans?

Is “Ghost” worth watching for fans of Russia’s “Silver Spoon” (“Mazhor”)? Both are crime thrillers that star Pavel Priluchnyy. Unfortunately, “Silver Spoon” is no longer streaming on Netflix, which means the dazzling crime drama cannot get binged. Should you check out “Ghost” in its place?Action-pa…

Does Netflix's Drama 'The Five Juanas' Make You Wanna Watch?

So, you finished “Who Killed Sara?” and you are in desperate need of a Mexican drama that brings mystery and mayhem to the screen. It sounds like you “wanna” watch “The Five Juanas” (“Venganza de las Juanas”) on Netflix. The only question is, should you? Season 1 of the remake is now streaming, and…

Why The 'Frozen 2' Ending Shocked And Saddened Me, Explained

I did it! I finally watched “Frozen 2,” and the ending was not what I expected. The sequel to the pop culture phenomenon got released late last year in November 2020. Fast forward nearly a year later, and yours truly finally got to see it (and its ending) in all of its shocking glory. It has not be…

TV Review: Wait, 'You' Season 3 Premiere Has To Be Kidding Me

Just when you think it is safe to estimate, the creative abilities of Netflix’s smash hit series, “You,” Season 3 premieres. The pop culture phenomenon is back with Joe contending with his most dangerous obstacle yet: life as a suburban husband and father. You have to be kidding me. How can one sho…

'Heels' Season 1 Ending, Explained: How It Sets Up A Season 2

Starz’s wrestling drama “Heels” Season 1 recently came to a close with an ending that left a lot to talk about afterward. Unfortunately, the series has not gotten renewed for Season 2 yet, but that did not stop “Heels” from setting up a potential follow-up with its Season 1 finale. In it, Jack and …

'The Blacklist' Season 9 Premiere Photos And New Teaser Trailer

The lead-up to “The Blacklist” is heating up, with the Season 9 premiere only a week away. NBC has released photos from the episode and a teaser that reveals a surprising new look for Red and a shocking plot twist for Dembe. Let’s dive into the brief trailer and the pictures that warrant speculatio…

How Good Is The Jake Gyllenhaal Starrer 'The Guilty' On Netflix?

Jake Gyllenhaal is an actor always pushing new envelopes. In “The Guilty,” Gyllenhaal challenges his talent to new heights as a frenzied cop forced into 911 dispatch duty. Almost entirely transfixed on Gyllenhaal’s Joe, the new Netflix drama serves as a thriller willing to take on topical issues wi…

When Does Figure Skating's Senior Grand Prix 2021-2022 Start?

Another season of senior figure skating is upon us, and one of the main events in the lead-up to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games is the Grand Prix. When does the 2021-2022 series begin? Well, it is not far off! The greatest skaters in the world will begin competing in October 2021 in six of the seven…

Is 'Heels' Worth Binge-Watching After Its Big Season 1 Finale?

Starz’s wrestling drama “Heels” reached its Season 1 finale tonight, and if you are wondering if you should be trying to catch up, get ready for a verdict. The series chronicles the many lows and seldom highs of the Spade brothers. The older and younger brother’s dynamic is fueled by a long-simmeri…

Is 'The Chestnut Man' Mystery Worth Cracking Open On Netflix?

“The Chestnut Man” (“Kastanjemanden”) is a dark new murder mystery from Denmark, and it is now streaming on Netflix. Season 1 contains six episodes, with the premiere doing the heavy lifting of getting viewers involved in the brewing drama. The first episode begins with a gruesome scene that sugges…

Why Is 'The Blacklist' Teasing Red's Revenge In Season 9 Poster?

In case you missed it, “The Blacklist” has released its promo poster for Season 9, and it is a bit of a doozy. For one, Red is striking out solo without Liz. (Yes, I teared up.) The second and most curious clue is the poster’s tagline: “Someone’s Going To Pay.”
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'The Father Who Moves Mountains' Ending, Explained: Let's Discuss

“The Father Who Moves Mountains” (“Tata Muta Muntii”) is a Romanian film currently streaming on Netflix that boils down to its ending. How you feel about the way it concludes comes to color everything else that came before it. With that said, this review will delve into how good the movie is and ho…