Sunday, May 8, 2016

Shades Of Blue Season 1 Review (No Spoilers)

Hey People,

I am not going to lie to you. I am not a fan of Jennifer Lopez and I'm most definitely not a fan of Ryan Seacrest, who is the executive producer of the show (He gave me the Kardashians and I will forever hate him for it). But there is something so good about this show that I just had to keep coming back for more. Let me explain.

Summary: J.Lo is a part of a crew of bad cops and she gets caught. The only way for her to stay out of jail is for her to turn on her crew.

At first I thought, I thought this was the dumbest premise ever or more specifically the most cliched. And even though it's definitely cliched, I still found myself watching the next episode to see what happens. There's definitely a few twists throughout the season--one that comes early and you have to rewind just to make sure you saw what you saw--but the biggest eye opener about the show is how dark it is compared to other network television. It's pretty dark people, like even the good guys aren't that good. Hell, by the end of the season I was rooting for J.Lo's character to screw everyone over.

Now you know I have to talk about the bad. It's only fair. I think the show should have ended with the penultimate episode than the actual season finale. While the ending to finale definitely needed to happen (you'll understand if you've watched), I think the penultimate would have been a better ending for the season. Also, the show can get bit over dramatic with acting sometimes. Sometimes it's just enough and other times I'm rolling my eyes.

Now because this is the first season, I don't want to spoil anything for anyone who hasn't binged watched it yet, but I definitely wanted to write a review to get the word out there that this is a good show to watch and the best thing is it's already been renewed for another season.

Judgement: If I'm writing about it either I liked it or I used to like it and it went to shit. This is the former so definitely give this one a try. It may surprise you like it did me.

Luv ya,