Back in February, I did a roundup of shows and movies that I think are worth watching on Netflix. Since the content is regularly updated, I figured it’s time for an update!
Here’s what I’ve been watching:
The Vampire Diaries, Season 1 through 3– Okay, so until now I hadn’t jumped on the whole vampire/werewolves/supernatural bandwagon (aside from Buffy, which was basically a million years ago). I’ve never seen Twilight or any other recent vampire show/movie. BUT. BIG BUT. The Vampire Diaries (forgive the forthcoming pun) totally SUCKED ME IN. Every episode, every season. I realize that I’m not a teenager, but I don’t care!
I had been interested in watching True Blood, but heard it’s pretty violent, and I’m a bit squeamish when it comes to violence. So I figured that Vampire Diaries, being on The CW would be really tame. Wrong! I was actually pretty surprised at the level of violence on the show. I mean, for a show on CW, it takes it much further than Buffy ever did. Somehow, though, it manages not to cross the WTF line (okay, maybe once or twice, but more shock than violence).
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