REVIEW – Jessica Jones

Sorry this is not writing related but I’ve wanted a place to put down my thoughts about stories/movies/etc I’ve watched when I want to review them, and this is the best place I have to do so.

Multiple people recommended the Netflix original series Jessica Jones to me. I finally started it on Sunday, and just finished it tonight. This is my initial review of it. Maybe my opinion will change later. By the way, I know that Jessica Jones is based on a comic series but I haven’t read that series, so literally the only information I have at all is based on the TV show.

I will keep all spoilers ONLY under a cut below, and also beneath a spoiler warning. No spoilers are ahead of that.

MY OVERALL RATING: 3 or 3.5 out of 5 stars. I wish I could up it to 4 but I can’t right now. It does some things very well but the things I wasn’t impressed with were too central to the series so it really knocked it down.

WHAT IT DOES WELL: 

  • represent PTSD and the repercussions of trauma

WHAT IT DOESN’T DO WELL:

  • make me care about the main characters as much as side characters
  • romance
  • chemistry
  • strong plot all the way through the end
  • closure

SPOILERS BELOW!!!!!!!! SPOILERS THROUGH THE END OF THE SEASON!!!!! DO NOT READ UNLESS YOU WANT MAJOR, HUGE SPOILERS FOR THE ENDING!!!!!!!!!!

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