- Network: Netflix
- Series Premiere Date: Oct 28, 2022
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We’re not completely sure that the story in The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself won’t get muddled again like it was at the beginning of the first episode. But we have faith that it will keep things focused on Nathan and his attempt to keep evil at bay.
The Bastard Son and the Devil himself sits closest to is Shadow and Bone – also from Netflix – in that fairly cliched young adult fantasy tropes are elevated by some snappy writing by an excellent scribe and a well cast group of likeable actors.
Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings
User score distribution:
Positive: 6 out of 7
Mixed: 1 out of 7
Negative: 0 out of 7
Jan 6, 2023I wasn't sure at first, perhaps the title threw me off, but 1/2 way through the first episode, I knew I had to watch more! Well acted andI wasn't sure at first, perhaps the title threw me off, but 1/2 way through the first episode, I knew I had to watch more! Well acted and written, it catches your attention and immerses you into another reality filled with magic and adventure. I'd be interested to see what they'd come up with in a 2nd season!… Full Review »
Oct 29, 2022Overall is a good show, with a charismatic main cast and cool -- even if a bit too economic -- magical moments, for a show that skews towardsOverall is a good show, with a charismatic main cast and cool -- even if a bit too economic -- magical moments, for a show that skews towards a younger demographic they sure aren't holding back on the gore. Biggest gripe was with the pacing, the show spends precious time in things that could've been shortened (like the mandatory training sessions for the lead) while rushing through character development (some characters have only know each other for a few hours but act like they could not live without the other). But again, solid show, and hopefully we can see more of it in the future, also Jay Lycurgo was a good choice for a lead.… Full Review »