“High Fidelity (2000)”: Throwback-Tamales Review

While the genre, record store set rom-com, should have a bigger catalog by now, High Fidelity still hits enough high notes twenty years later to fill the void of this lacking movie category.

10 out of 12 Tamales

“Cobra Kai: Season Three”: One-Sentence Review

As Cobra Kai’s third season effectively delves deeper into Karate Kid’s mythos, the present-day storylines go the way of Nintendo’s Double Dragon or Sega’s Streets of Rage, and that’s not remotely a bad thing.

9 out of 12 Tamales

“The Mandalorian: Season 2”: One-Sentence Review

Parrying minor growing pains before jumping into nostalgia-hyperdrive, The Mandalorian’s second season is a special effects extravaganza where Star Wars fandom is implemented with thoughtfulness and precision.

10 out of 12 Tamales

“The Christmas Chronicles 2” One-Sentence Review

The Christmas spirit remains steadfast, but with too many worked-better-in-first-one scenes and a concept that’s just too high, even for a holiday movie, Chronicles 2 is more naughty than nice.

6.5 out of 12 Tamales

“Selena: The Series (Part I)”: One-Sentence Review

Some of the minor characters come off as parodies of their real-life counterpart and the production’s understanding of South Texas geography is sketchy at best; however, when this Netflix series works—it works—especially Christian Serratos take on the Queen of Tejano, Selena.

8.5 out of 12 Tamales