I had to reblog this; I think I’ve read this article a solid five times. The statement, “The main aspect of the story is the idea that no matter how much we try to block it out and leave it behind, our childhood and how we were raised will always be a part of us. It is inescapable, no matter how hard we try to leave,” gets me every time. I have never related to two sentences so much. On another note, Mollie is a phenomenal writer and just absolutely amazing; every single article is amazing.
By Mollie Campbell.
Show: ‘The Umbrella Academy’
Based on: ‘The Umbrella Academy’ by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá (comic book series).
Where to watch: Netflix
Similar shows: Dark, Marvel’s Runways, X-men.
As soon as I started watching this show I was hooked, the way it was put together so intricately yet effortlessly made me realise I had started watching one of the most unique and dynamic shows to be released in years. I can see why it would be very easy for some people to dismiss it as bad, simply because it is different, it can be hard to really sink your teeth into but after a while it all becomes clear. It has a familiar tone to it yet it is also incredibly innovative, although it never feels forced, everything that happens, even the most unrealistic sub-plots are completely…
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