“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

“Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous: Season One”: One-Sentence Review

With the kiddie-gloves almost off and the dino-chomps questionably PG, Netflix’s Camp Cretaceous isn’t a throwaway Jurassic World clone—but a formidable companion series with surprising bite.

9 out of 12 Tamales

“Project Power”: One-Sentence Review

An inventive premise, quality performances, and mostly spectacular effects take Project Power halfway to remarkable, but a faulty script and characters that don’t quite click makes this super hero movie fall weak.

6.5 out of 12 Tamales

“Unsolved Mysteries (2020)”: One-Sentence Review

A sorely missed Robert Stack doesn’t prevent this Netflix rendition of Unsolved Mysteries from matching its 80s/90s counterpart’s spine-tingling creepiness.

10 out of 12 Tamales