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  • Angie Roman
    Angie RomanΠριν ώρα

    I started watching this and its sooooo interesting.

  • Rohan Gupta
    Rohan GuptaΠριν 3 ώρες

    I was previously sceptical about this show, but now that it has the Alex Meyers approval, I might check it out. Thanks for the recommendation.

  • Sad Duck
    Sad DuckΠριν 4 ώρες

    watched it twice in under a week... no shame

  • Karima Hussein
    Karima HusseinΠριν 5 ώρες

    Huge fan of 6 of crows and crooked kingdom here 👋 I'm not sure how to feel about the show, I'm two episodes in and already annoyed about the changes they made . I was hoping that kaz and the crew will get to be featured in a show that follows their books

  • ellieedits
    ellieeditsΠριν 7 ώρες

    Alex "And they set off though the Fold" GRglo: "ANYTHING YOUR WILD CHILD DOES, PAMPERS FIT CAN TOO"

  • Dave .Mountainbiker
    Dave .MountainbikerΠριν 8 ώρες

    can I just say that Mal's face ALWAYS looks dirty, like it always looks like he got dirt thrown in his face

  • Maia Tabares
    Maia TabaresΠριν 8 ώρες

    I’ve decided to not read the comments cause I don’t want no spoilers boi

  • Thequeen Ofhearts
    Thequeen OfheartsΠριν 9 ώρες

    Great video Alex 😂😂😂. I really liked Shadow & Bone tbh.

  • jeanselina
    jeanselinaΠριν 15 ώρες

    I laughed out loud at "I like you feet too Alina, hon hon hon".

  • i'm_bored_y'all
    i'm_bored_y'allΠριν 15 ώρες

    My mum and I binged this show in two nights. THIS SHOW IS MORE THAN AMAZING AND NO ONE CAN TELL ME OTHERWISE.

  • i'm_bored_y'all
    i'm_bored_y'allΠριν 15 ώρες

    My mum and I binged this show in two nights. THIS SHOW IS MORE THAN AMAZING AND NO ONE CAN TELL ME OTHERWISE.

  • Omoefue Braimah
    Omoefue BraimahΠριν 20 ώρες

    You talk a lot

  • Rbx short
    Rbx shortΠριν 21 ώρα

    make ant farm or lab rats

  • Socks Socks
    Socks SocksΠριν ημέρα

    Ben Barnes is fineee and truly divine

  • Kitkat915e
    Kitkat915eΠριν ημέρα

    I don't think I've seen anyone mention that the MC indirectly caused the death of most of her friends by putting them on basically a suicide mission... it's never acknowledged...

  • paper kay
    paper kayΠριν ημέρα

    I cannot get over how dumb these shows are. Like they’re made for eleven-year-olds with a learning disability. (Despite overwhelming evidence against it, there ARE good YA books out there …) The characters are sooooo cliché it’s painful to watch. The arch of the underwear-models-early-twenties super-capable multiracial extra-woke villains who aren’t really (I know! I was so shocked! It’s like I’m watching Firefly for children!) is so predictable, it can be skipped entirely and you’ll still know exactly what happened. (They’re not really greedy villains?! Friendship is better than money?!?) There’s a grown woman obsessed with waffles. No, I didn’t write that wrong. Not opals. Or sables. Or Russo-Baltique. Waffles. Grown woman, not a small boy. Which, by the way, are shown Belgian in the show, zero to do with fake tsar Russia, a land where neither uniforms nor weapons involve in hundreds of years and they need a whole wagon of child cartographers to chart a fully populated, fully known region, for some reason. There’s a woman with no issue spying on her son’s sex life and, yes, you might have guessed it, the protagonists are orphans AND virgins. Who manage to find their inner power due to goodness of their hearts and dire straits. It is so… freaking boring. I just cannot get over how ret*rded the Fold is. Like … three hundred years later? They haven’t built a mountain pass or negotiated a route with the northern-convenient-plot-barrier folk? They HAVE to try and SAIL through the WIDEST part on OPEN sailboats, with zero bars or cages or armor, standing, looking around stupid, shocked, with NO weaponry, ballistic countermeasure (a little net? No? Not even a small with two stones on it?) or even slightly bigger crossbows? Seriously? They’re just … sliding buffets in winter costume, screaming in the fog for 300 years? I’ll give points for a fuckable villain, but that bar is set so low, that …

  • Marta Scalas
    Marta ScalasΠριν ημέρα

    am i the only one who guessed everything before it happened and foud it extremely basic? like fantasy-speaking basic but still it's ok tho, i liked the scenes i didn't predict before seeing them

  • lucifer isdeath
    lucifer isdeathΠριν ημέρα

    I m in love with his voice .... It's so accurate with this cute little drunk white creature

    SATURDAYΠριν ημέρα

    I enjoyed the show waiting for season 2

  • Micaela Sparrow
    Micaela SparrowΠριν ημέρα

    So technically everyone who died on that boat in the fold was Alinas fault, because the guy who lit the lamp wasn't supposed to be there until she burned the maps.

  • mipal
    mipalΠριν ημέρα

    It's a brilliant adaptation, I love it!

  • Rosamy
    RosamyΠριν ημέρα

    I wish six of crows had a seperate show for themselves.

  • KM539
    KM539Πριν ημέρα

    I LOVE fantasy, but I found this show boring for the most part. I found myself skipping a lot involving the theives. I just didn't care about the characters. Just didn't click with me.

  • Allison Gutama
    Allison GutamaΠριν ημέρα

    Wtf stress is hitting hard. Every time I see Injed expression when she hears “it was a sun summoner” I feel so emotional bro I almost cried. Like literally

  • Allison Gutama
    Allison GutamaΠριν ημέρα

    Lmaooo “you don’t wear American eagle, that’s why I always hang out with girls cuz at least they are not...” lmao stop 😭😂

  • Allison Gutama
    Allison GutamaΠριν ημέρα

    Netflix finally made a decent show. I mean Leigh did it ofc but the cinematography for shadow and bone is everything. If they change the ending and put DARKLINA SUPREMACY ENDGAME bro, they gain my heart.

  • Tabitha Omwenga
    Tabitha OmwengaΠριν 2 ημέρες

    Are we gonna ignore the fact that they are using a ship to sail on land... Make it make sense... Did they not have a budget for the sea? Or horses.... Why ships on sand? Haven't read the books so someone please educate me

  • mipal


    Πριν ημέρα

    I've read the book and have no idea why, i guess it's probably safer than on horses and it has space for many people, other than that I always imagined the fold to be sort of like a dark sea and I was a bit disappointed from the sand

  • Tabitha Omwenga
    Tabitha OmwengaΠριν 2 ημέρες

    Guess I'm the only one who completely hated it

  • Becca Parkinson
    Becca ParkinsonΠριν 2 ημέρες

    Not read the books but love a YA drama, loved the show and found the world really well built and absorbing.

  • Martin Acosta
    Martin AcostaΠριν 2 ημέρες

    8:51 it exploited because the lamp has oil in it, to keep the fire alive, so is not the boat that catches on fire is the oil on it

  • Sawsan bahsas
    Sawsan bahsasΠριν 2 ημέρες

    If this has enemies to lovers it’ll probably be one of the best series imo

  • mustafa mrouweh
    mustafa mrouwehΠριν 2 ημέρες

    She almost doomed an army just to sorta be with one guy ?

  • mustafa mrouweh

    mustafa mrouweh

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    @Brandy Johnson I know it's good but just saying

  • Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    To be fair she thought only she was going to go but it just so happened that her squad was going to go, she didn't mean for them to die it just happened. Did you watch the show it's very good

  • Enesi Majebi
    Enesi MajebiΠριν 2 ημέρες

    Kinda sad how Alina got her entire team killed for no reason but hey, gotta move the plot along I guess

  • Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    Yeah but she didn't do it on purpose it was an accident she was supposed to go alone but then they said for all of them to go.

  • Crying Sunflower

    Crying Sunflower

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    Do you know how Alina looks different from the rest? Is it because of her hair?

  • Sydwonda
    SydwondaΠριν 2 ημέρες

    I just finished the first season and it was great. I was searching for a new series and by the first episode I was hooked. It didn’t give you that cheesy magic vibe and the character development was solid at least for a first season. Hopefully they delve more into the supporting characters like Kaz, Inej and Jesper and I also hope to see what happens between Nina and Matthias. Great show so far though.

  • Isabella Braun
    Isabella BraunΠριν 2 ημέρες

    I didn’t realize that they adapted the books! Welp. Time to binge it in an unhealthy amount of time

  • Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    @Crying Sunflower it would help if you do a little bit of background information or if you look up videos like recaps of each episode cuz then they give you a really detailed reason that's what I did and it helped me a lot

  • Crying Sunflower

    Crying Sunflower

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    I’m a bit confused on why everyone looks at her as an outsider? She doesn’t look much different from them? Is it because of the hair?

  • XxBasicMochaxX
    XxBasicMochaxXΠριν 2 ημέρες

    The fact that General Kirgin did that to Alina if you watched it you know what I mean-

  • Lemons Asmr
    Lemons AsmrΠριν 2 ημέρες

    I literally am so scared to watch anything that Alex hasn’t reacted to, like- what if it’s bad? Horrible even? Ugh no. I’ll let the grown man who draws in his bedroom decide what I should watch! :)

  • Sania Saeed
    Sania SaeedΠριν 3 ημέρες

    Do Bee movie

  • _cherrymarly_
    _cherrymarly_Πριν 3 ημέρες

    "i like your feet too alina schlabber schlabber"

  • yanna yanna
    yanna yannaΠριν 3 ημέρες

    dude i swear if they cancel season 2 for riverdale or some cringy netflix show IM DONE

  • Nabila Sheona
    Nabila SheonaΠριν 3 ημέρες

    It’s not good, they changed the original story. Or this case, the original story doesn’t even seem to ever exists

  • flat_foot
    flat_footΠριν 3 ημέρες

    The female lead is my least favourite person in the show

  • flat_foot
    flat_footΠριν 3 ημέρες

    Shadow and bone could be great but it isn't. The plot conveniences and the plot armour are really hurting the show. It could have been so much better if it went in another direction and not vampire diaries teen drama mess. It's also so dumb that the power-wielding people don't carry guns yet hey have bulletproof vests -_- Where' all that pride coming from?? Weren't griesha treated like witches -_- It's no higher than a 7/10

  • Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    Okay as a person who likes the vampire diaries I could 100% say that this show is way better than the vampire diaries and it only has eight episodes this comment offended me greatly but I can't get mad cuz it's your opinion. All love.

  • Brendan Parker
    Brendan ParkerΠριν 3 ημέρες

    I like Alina and Mal, but I've gotta say, the subplot with Kaz, Jesper and Inej absolutely carried the show for me

  • Pastor Madeline
    Pastor MadelineΠριν 4 ημέρες

    Would love more episode breakdowns of Shadow & Bone!! Especially Episode 5!!!

  • crimsonraen
    crimsonraenΠριν 4 ημέρες

    Thanks for the video! I definitely enjoyed the first season. :)

  • Inja Victoria
    Inja VictoriaΠριν 4 ημέρες

    That winx saga side comment 😂. He should of include Shadowhunter in the mix

  • Mini puffrice
    Mini puffriceΠριν 4 ημέρες

    wow I think this is the only show where I like my languages translations better. With us it aint no "Fold" it's the "Shadow Flur" and it aint a "sun summoner" it's a "sun warrior"

  • Joy Ntabakude
    Joy NtabakudeΠριν 4 ημέρες

    ellla enchanted 😌😌please

  • HasegawaNatsume
    HasegawaNatsumeΠριν 4 ημέρες

    As someone who's never read the books I struggled to get through the first episode. There was too much of an information dump for me personally. I might give it a go again at some point, though.

  • Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    You know it would make it better for you if you watch the recaps from each episode cuz they gave you details of names and functions and it made it so much easier to understand because the concept was very unique and intriguing, I just had trouble understanding what was happening. I didn't want to drop it so I was like time to do some research and it was amazing.

  • Amanda Lin
    Amanda LinΠριν 4 ημέρες

    ok but i need more crows screentime

  • MrThorino
    MrThorinoΠριν 4 ημέρες

    Maybe this will be unpopular, but all I saw in this series was asians and black homosexuals fighting the bad whitemen.

  • Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    But that makes no sense because most of the characters are white the good ones anyway so I don't know what you're trying to imply with this comment.

  • Jacinta
    JacintaΠριν 5 ημέρες


  • Stranger On The Internet
    Stranger On The InternetΠριν 5 ημέρες

    I‘m surprised how you didn’t notice the resemblance between Mal and the guy from the „After“ movies😂😂😂😂

  • Stranger On The Internet
    Stranger On The InternetΠριν 5 ημέρες

    I usually just watch K-Dramas and „Shadow and Bone“ was the first non korean series that I watched in a year... I really liked it.

  • Monina
    MoninaΠριν 5 ημέρες

    I've read the book and I must say the series was so much better. Fight me!

  • Layørgenbra
    LayørgenbraΠριν 5 ημέρες

    I felt he show was okay, I did like that the world is Russian and Eastern European inspired compared to the most commonly used western high fantasy or nordic influences. But I just felt underwhelmed by the overall story because I could see every major plot point from a mile away even before any intentional foreshadowing it just followed so many tropes. It felt like I had seen the story 18 times before just with different names and backgrounds. Overall it was visually stunning and fun to watch a new and fresh universe, but I wanted so much more from it

  • Chipper ChelseaKay
    Chipper ChelseaKayΠριν 5 ημέρες

    Alex has been tearing into Netflix shows for years and they still reached out, so he could have done the same with this and they’d be like, “great, thanks again for the bad review, looking forward to sending you or next cheesy series”

  • Chipper ChelseaKay
    Chipper ChelseaKayΠριν 5 ημέρες

    I hadn’t heard of Shadow and Bone until it came up on Netflix. The plot seems really interesting but some of the acting and those shots where they have them look right into the camera were cringe 😅😬 I guess that’s just Netflix though. I only watched the first episode so I could watch this video without spoilers 😆 I’m going to keep watching it for now though!

  • Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    Oh I don't know if you watched it yet so I might be a confusing but they are like recaps videos for each episode where they explain everything just so it's just easy for you

  • Nowmita Nasir
    Nowmita NasirΠριν 5 ημέρες

    '....who saw this comin?' I did! I did! I did! Cauze i already read the books, hahahaha

  • The Quadsquad Tea
    The Quadsquad TeaΠριν 5 ημέρες

    can you do more on shadow and bone

  • Idk Idk
    Idk IdkΠριν 5 ημέρες

    “Oh saints.”

  • Everlyn Austria
    Everlyn AustriaΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Really??? U liked it??? From up until now, I keep watching your vids wherein you summarize a show as ‘pretty dumb’. I am SO HAPPY YOU LIKED SHADOW AND BONE.

  • Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    I mean to be fair some of them are pretty dumb it's just that we hate on him because he sees the dumb stuff and we just accept it. Like Riverdale and Twilight there's so much people that completely ignore all the dumb stuff and get mad at him. He got a point.

  • Larissa Betty
    Larissa BettyΠριν 6 ημέρες

    As a book Stan of this series I was AMAZED by how well they translated it to video. They seriously went off and I WISH other books could be adapted like this!!!

  • Esha N
    Esha NΠριν 6 ημέρες

    my two words colliding: alex and my books

  • Anna M
    Anna MΠριν 6 ημέρες

    It's pretty dumb but at least it is aesthetically pleasing. Another plain Jane (and a 17-year-old at that LOL) turned superhero overnight and the daaark bad boy (a military general) falls for her... Alina is your typical Mary Sue... Also "Darkling" sounds just ridiculous. The best part is the crows.

  • Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    Really? alina is probably the most not annoying female lead character that I've ever seen. She's the only character I did not feel like punching in the face and I appreciate that

  • Sigrid Koppel
    Sigrid KoppelΠριν 6 ημέρες

    I absolutely loved Shadow and Bone! One of the best fantasy shows I've seen.

  • Just MeaHere
    Just MeaHereΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Ikr I loved it

  • Roha Saeed
    Roha SaeedΠριν 6 ημέρες

    But the fact he's a malina shipper dampens it.

  • Roha Saeed
    Roha SaeedΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Alex meyes calling a show great?!?!?! And that show being based on my fav book series!?!?!? what am i, dreaming!?!??!?!

  • im trying
    im tryingΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Please boycott Audible, they’re complicit with the Uyghur genocide

  • Victoria O.
    Victoria O.Πριν 6 ημέρες

    Brad Kavanaugh ❤️

  • Yulia Kiseleva
    Yulia KiselevaΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Interesting Eastern European aesthetic... Coming from Russia, I find it strangely familiar.

  • Joe Veneklase
    Joe VeneklaseΠριν 6 ημέρες

    So if the tailor heals scars why not heal the face of the MAIN CHARACTER?!!! After years of growing up, in love, she abandons that/him in E5? The Conductor - a nickname for a guy that runs the train and he’s able to keep that a secret when he’s that successful? Why don’t the slow magic users use guns? It’s entertaining.

  • _.Maschine._
    _.Maschine._Πριν 6 ημέρες

    Could you do a review on my favorite show greenhouse academy

  • dannaification
    dannaificationΠριν 7 ημέρες


  • jojo p
    jojo pΠριν 7 ημέρες

    I actually loved the romanov/WW1 meets Harry Potter, but I kinda wished that this conflict whereas this one general wanted independence and was preparing for war, would have had more impact. I mean imagine how boring it would have sounded if the brits just nuked the fuckk out of George Washington...

  • Brandy Johnson

    Brandy Johnson

    Πριν 2 ημέρες

    I don't know about Harry Potter.

  • Tan
    TanΠριν 7 ημέρες

    As a non reader tbh The witcher >>> shadow and bone

  • Hopeful Firebird
    Hopeful FirebirdΠριν 7 ημέρες

    I CAN'T They went into the fold and I got an ad for suncream. Suncream. Of all things. Foreshadowing, I guess?

  • Anjie
    AnjieΠριν 7 ημέρες

    Malina > Darklina

  • Ticozz Aj
    Ticozz AjΠριν 7 ημέρες

    honestly the only reason i started to watch this show is cuz of Sirius Black/Ben barnes

  • K J
    K JΠριν 7 ημέρες

    I loved it :)

  • Gamma Rae
    Gamma RaeΠριν 7 ημέρες

    This show is actually pretty good, my mother and I have been watching it. There are some predictable things that happen in the show but there is one major twist that we didn't see coming and makes the show more promising in future seasons.

  • Jessica S

    Jessica S

    Πριν 6 ημέρες

    Oo what was the twist?

  • Justin Conforti
    Justin ConfortiΠριν 7 ημέρες

    Was hesitant to watch the show but with you actually praising it I guess I have to check it out

  • Beck
    BeckΠριν 7 ημέρες

    Losing it @8:08

  • Alcatraz
    AlcatrazΠριν 8 ημέρες

    Me: Reads six of crow Me: "This could be a show" Netflix: "hold my beer"

  • Aoife Clancy
    Aoife ClancyΠριν 8 ημέρες

    I really loved this show, I haven’t read the books but the show kept me hooked. There where moments near the end of the season the felt a bit dragged out but other than that I couldn’t really bash it too much.

  • Rhianna Delacour
    Rhianna DelacourΠριν 8 ημέρες

    Freaking love Shadow and Bone !!!! God!!!!!!! Everyone and everything is great ! I never had so much fun since the Witcher. in the fantasy netflix shows

  • FriendofFantasy
    FriendofFantasyΠριν 8 ημέρες

    You know, I watched this show last weekend because of this review. I hadn't even watched this video. I just read the title and was like "Huh, maybe I should check this out for myself."

  • Dynamicpea
    DynamicpeaΠριν 8 ημέρες

    This show started off so strong and slowly got WEAKER and WEAKER. Especially due to the spoon fed lore that they provide you, answering all your questions you had about the world that kept you interested. An example is the whole situation with the main character being manipulated, this was solved literally by a lady telling her everything within the same episode. And then only to end with a confrontation that only felt like a cheesy hollywood third act with 'convenience' as its driving force ( as im sure general kirigan should've been more prepared...) Such potential... I really wanted to enjoy it, and I was in the beginning.

  • Vanessa Roper

    Vanessa Roper

    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Yes very true

  • Ramsha Habib
    Ramsha HabibΠριν 8 ημέρες

    Y no Nina and Matthias :((

  • Kacychases You
    Kacychases YouΠριν 8 ημέρες

    I think it's seriously a good show. It subverts expectations a lot

  • Baobai Vue
    Baobai VueΠριν 8 ημέρες

    I love chris stuckman lol

  • J.j Tv
    J.j TvΠριν 8 ημέρες

    Not gon lie I didn’t really care for this show for some reason?

  • Bandit North
    Bandit NorthΠριν 9 ημέρες

    I am simple, I see Ben Barnes, I watch.

  • General Kenobi
    General KenobiΠριν 9 ημέρες

    I watched the show and I've just got the books so looking forward to reading them :0

  • Bori Szőnyi
    Bori SzőnyiΠριν 9 ημέρες


  • Art with Andrea
    Art with AndreaΠριν 9 ημέρες

    I wouldn’t have known about this show if it weren’t for Alex Meyers. Netflix was smart and knew he’d raise awareness and get more folks to watch it.

  • Arlette Parker
    Arlette ParkerΠριν 9 ημέρες

    Miraculous ladybug

  • Erica Watson
    Erica WatsonΠριν 9 ημέρες

    I've been watching a bit of reviews of the show. OMG! Yours is the best!!! Absolutely hysterical, clever and I will 100% be subscribing!!!