Series Review: The Magicians, Season One (Netflix)
After being recruited to a secretive academy, a group of students discover that the magic they read about as children is very real-and more dangerous than they ever imagined.
Realistic and intriguing characters, each with their own set of quirks, strengths, and weaknesses. Each character goes through their own journey, and you can’t help but be obsessed with all of them.
Amazing plot. The existence of magic, a secret magic school, and a sinister threat from another world make this season binge-worthy.
Almost flawless flow. Each episode continues the main arc while furthering character progression.
This is a rewatch of mine in anticipation of the newest season’s release on Netflix. I’ve probably seen the first season of The Magicians five or six times, and every time I watch this season I love it even more.
I’ve read the books, and though the story varies greatly from the novels, Syfy really made this show their own without cheapening anything.
Each character is vivid, memorable, and you want to root for them. Magic is real, and extremely dangerous. Other worlds exist with their own threats that may leak into our own world. Ultimately, this first season is a true example of what scifi-fantasy shows should be. Can’t recommend enough!
That’s it for this series review. How about you? Have you seen this one?
Did you enjoy it? Love it, hate it? Feel free to comment, and have a great day!
***Can’t get enough of Jaunts & Haunts? Subscribe to my Chills and Thrills Newsletter on my home page so you don’t miss a thing! Newsletter emails go out every Sunday! Also, feel free to check me out at the social media links below!***