Author Archives : Nu Yang

Come As You Are: A Review of The Defenders


I was one of those Marvel fans who could not wait for The Defenders to drop on Netflix on Aug. 18. Ever since I saw the teaser trailer that premiered at San Diego Comic Con in 2016, I eagerly anticipated the series that would bring together Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist. I really loved the first two…

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Make Your Peace and Watch Wynonna Earp


If you’re a fan of True Blood, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, or Supernatural, you will absolutely enjoy Wynonna Earp. The story starts when Wynonna Earp returns to her hometown, Purgatory, for her uncle’s funeral. And yes, she’s related to the infamous gunslinger Wyatt Earp. Both she and her younger sister, Waverly, are the great-great-grandaughters of the legendary lawman. As the oldest…

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What Are You Hungry For? A Review of Raw


Almost a month has passed since I saw Raw in the theater and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. As a horror fan, I was excited to check out this French movie written and directed by a woman and staring a female lead. I will be avoiding spoilers, so you are safe.

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Why Into the Badlands is So Good


A world where guns have been banished and the Badlands are controlled by Barons and their armies known as Clippers. A diverse group of characters, including an Asian male lead and a complex female villain that I love. Kick-ass fighting scenes that include martial arts and swords. These are just a few reasons why you should watch AMC’s Into the…

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One of the Boys


Warning: Contains spoilers for Rogue One, Pacific Rim, The Avengers, and Mission Impossible film series. When the poster for Rogue One came out last year, I was excited to see a female character front and center. You hardly ever saw a woman take up so much space on a movie poster — much less a Star Wars movie. But as…

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Beware of Monsters!


When I say the word “monster,” who’s the first one that pops up in your mind? Is it Michael Myers? Cujo? Pinhead? Hannibal Lecter? As a horror fan, I’ve been fascinated with monsters since I was a little kid. I grew up with parents who took me to the drive-in to see Hell Night when I was probably around five…

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Are Reboots Dead on Arrival?


I recently spent my Thanksgiving break watching the Gilmore Girls revival. Although Gilmore Girls isn’t considered speculative, it got me thinking about the latest wave of revivals and reboots. I was a casual viewer when Gilmore Girls originally aired on the WB from 2000-2007. Even though it was nice to revisit the characters of Stars Hollow, I was suddenly aware…

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