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Being 18

Being 18; it’s essentially just like being 17, just with a lot more despair. If you’re not 18 yet, you probably won’t understand why I hate my age so much, so let me enlighten you slightly. Obviously, there is the major perk of drinking, except with drinking, does come the beer belly. Similarly, there is smoking, but that has the side-effect of heightened chances for cancer. And then, there’s the toxic plague of responsibility. Suddenly you go from have your parents sign forms for you, to suddenly needing to choose just where you want to go in life, and for many of you, I’m sure that will be fine, but for me, it wasn’t. I was supposed to go away to university with my boyfriend to study a BSc in Film Production Technology; however, I realised university wasn’t for me, and now I’m stuck in Portsmouth, and 3 to 4 hours away from his kisses. I usually hate publishing my life, particularly when there are struggles, but it’s only now that I realised that things don’t always work out. …

From Dusk till Dawn - Season 1 Review

As a vampire lover and Netflix enthusiast, it didn’t take me long to start on the Netflix original series ‘From Dusk till Dawn’. Personally, I had never seen, or even heard, of the original film prior to starting this series, so have no pre-existing knowledge or expectations, and definitely no pre-existing grudges. This seemed to be a rare occurrence in some of the other reviews I had read, and personally felt as though the series deserved its own independent review, as opposed to just another comparison. (I should also add that this review is only in regard to the first series, as that is all I have currently watched). With the exception of the occasional wooden acting from some of the minor characters, the overall performances from the cast were acceptable, and I felt as though the actor’s appearance fitted their roles. The appearances of the modern Gecko brothers was something that I saw being insulted and criticized endlessly because they were “too attractive”; however, I like th…