Kat’s Weekly TV & Movie Recap #17

I didn’t forget about the post again! I was just really busy, so it took me a while to get the recap done, but here we are. Let’s dive right in.

FINISHED TV SHOWS/SEASONS

Outer Range (Season 1)

This was one of the strangest shows I have watched in quite some time. It’s almost like Dark meets Yellowstone, because time-travelling cowboys is truly what I would describe this as! For the most part, I found myself very confused with what was going on, because I struggle to see the big picture, but I did guess some developments and twists throughout the show, so there’s that.

The storytelling is quite slow and sometimes I found myself getting a bit bored, unfortunately. I’m not sure it’s a must-see, but it has an excellent cast with amazing performances considering the strange material. I think I’m curious enough to tune in for another season, but wouldn’t be super miffed if it didn’t get more episodes.

The Wilds (Season 2)

I’ve waited so long for this new season and it was a bit of a case of “the wait between seasons made me loose a little bit of interest”, but by the time the final episode rolled around, I was fully invested again!

The thing is, we had the girls and they were amazing and intriguing and now they had to split the time with the boys, who were more or less their counterparts in many ways, and do the whole getting to know spiel again. I ended up totally loving most of the boys, even some of the douchier guys, but the show always ends when it gets most interesting. I NEED another season. Desperately.

As a side note, I love how Charles Alexander weaves into most interviews that Alex Fitzalan is his best friend. It makes me so soft for them.

WEEKLY TV SHOWS

9-1-1: Lone Star (Season 3)

Didn’t I just say that Nancy and Matteo would be cool? I totally did. But Judd in danger again is not what I like to see.

9-1-1 (Season 5)

Well … is Taylor breaking her promise worse than Buck cheating on her? That’s what we have to deal with next week.

Legacies (Season 4)

How can you call a super powerful god … Ken?

MOVIES

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Along for the Ride

I’m going to keep this short, because it was a really lovely movie. I had a great time watching it, although I don’t think it’s something that will stick with you for the longest time. If you want to hear my full thoughts, you should check out my book to movie comparison here.

The Lost City

I’m so glad I finally got to watch this movie!!! Interviews with Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum have been absolutely hilarious and I’ve been craving the cinematic return of romcoms and The Lost City fully delivered. The comedic timing was excellent and I actually felt the chemistry nicely. Why can’t we have more movies like this? I genuinely want to know, because they are fun and a crowd-pleaser. We do need the good stuff too and not just Hallmark-esque films.


Did you watch any of the things I mentioned or do you plan to? Let’s talk about that!

9 thoughts on “Kat’s Weekly TV & Movie Recap #17

  1. I hadn’t heard of Outer Range but I have watched Yellowstone which overall I enjoyed. You don’t get many modern cowboys shows. Outer Range sounds quite odd but maybe with potential. Being a bit slow isn’t always my favourite though! 🤔
    I am so happy you enjoyed The Lost City. I have been meaning to see it because it looks so fun!! 😍❤️

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  2. Ahh my aunt and I watched Outer Range! It was really the weirdest thing ever. We actually thought there were only 6 episodes 😅 the last 2 episodes just did not add any explanation lol. But also what’s with the constant singing by the one character whose name I can’t remember now? Honestly!

    I haven’t seen Legacies (need to get caught up with Vampire Diaries first lol) but Ken? KEN??? what’s next, BARBIE???

    I’m glad to hear about The Lost City! I’ve seen the trailer a bunch of times so definitely want to watch it!

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    • Ah, Billy!! He is played by Noah Reid, who was the main driving force as to why I started watching Outer Range. I loved him on Schitt’s Creek. He was so weird on the show haha but then, what wasn’t weird?

      Yeah, Ken was just an awful name choice.

      I hope you get to watch The Lost City soon!

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      • I’ve only seen him in Schitt’s Creek so I was so confused by his strange role on Outer Range 😂and that random singing. Gotta love him lol

        Thank you! I hope to watch it soon too!

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