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3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Five

Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 8 Aesthetics and Style: 6 Creativity: 6 Overall Plot: 5 Subplots: 7 Sum: 32/50 Spoilers: Yes. Also minor spoilers for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Game of Thrones, and Sky High. I swear that will make more sense when you get to it. Audience Assumptions: None   The… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Five

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3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Four

Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 8 Aesthetics and Style: 6 Creativity: 6 Overall Plot: 5 Subplots: 7 Sum: 32/50 Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: Fam   The Umbrella Academy Season One Episode Four: Man on the Moon - *****   Part One: No, Really, Who Put the Monkey There? Was it Pogo? His Mother? His Father?… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Four

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3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Three

Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 8 Aesthetics and Style: 6 Creativity: 6 Overall Plot: 5 Subplots: 7 Sum: 32/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   The Umbrella Academy Season One Episode Three: Extra Ordinary - **   Part One: This Week on Klaus and Some Other Umbrella People THEY RUINED HIM! THEY RUINED MY… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Three

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What Makes a Good Character Relationship?

There are hundreds, thousands, maybe even more beautifully-written characters in published works. But what is a character on their own without any connection to the people around them? Isolated characters can only go so far; we are a social species, after all, so relationships of all sorts are important to us. Let's take a look at how fictional relationships work.

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3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode Two

In which Five makes some Mistakes, we meet the lovely antagonistic assassins (one of whom is a unionist), and Klaus gets some lovely unintended bonding time with his brothers.

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3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode One

Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 8 Aesthetics and Style: 6 Creativity: 6 Overall Plot: 5 Subplots: 7 Sum: 32/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   The Umbrella Academy Season One Episode One: We Only See Each Other at Weddings and Funerals - ****   Part One: Eccentric Billionaire Buys Some Magic Babies, Ruins Them… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Season One, Episode One

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3P Reviews: Watchmen (graphic novel)

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 6 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Creativity: 6 Overall Plot: 5 Subplots: 7 Sum: 32/50   Spoilers: Some, but not as many as you might think. Audience Assumptions: None Part One: The Legend Talking about this book is different than talking about The Killing Joke for me personally. I've been around… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Watchmen (graphic novel)