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[Review] BBC’s Sherlock Season 1 and 2, and Other Ratings on My Pandemic Media Consumption

If you read my previous blog post, the one that I literally published a few days ago, you are aware that writing has been difficult for me for a while. The soul (wink!) purpose of this blog has been to practice discernment in the way I consume media. Since the pandemic hit, I consumed a high volume of media but failed to talk about it. Well, let me elaborate… I have over five or six word documents in my desktop that consist of point-form notes about the films and series I watched. I simply left them hanging over there. I know, not cool. While I have zero motivation to review them all for you, I will write about an exceptional series, BBC’s Sherlock (2010-2017) and try to give you the full list of my media consumption with vague ratings down below. 

Hazal’s Film/TV Rating Point System

Smooth Writing and Transitions 2 points

Quality of Cinematography 2 points

Satisfactory Ending 2 points

Acting 2 points

On Screen Representation 0.5 points

Genre Compatibility 0.5 points

Soundtrack 0.5 points

Realism/CGI Effects (if applicable) 0.5

Now that you get the idea of how I rank media, you can have a look at my extensive consumption of film and tv productions as well as a few lonely books at the end of the list.

R* – stands for “re-watch”, a.k.a. seeing a production that I’ve seen before

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February – March 2020 Book Roundup: The Self-Isolation Edition

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Hello, fellow homebodies! There isn’t any news from me except that I am a slowly recovering screen addict these days. In between finishing every season of the four TV shows, I was watching concurrently; I was able to squeeze in a few books. I am turning into a bit of an optimistic these days, so I actually really enjoyed every one of these books and I hope you do, too. Whether you are a dreamer, a creative, or a thinker, there is a book for you— Just look below!

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