Jane the Virgin | Chapter 38

  Episode 38   It should be noted: Magna Magna in the recap from the get-go? This is not good. That soulless woman ruins everything. Mateo Sr. I’m sure he had flaws. Everyone has flaws. But Matteo 1 in these heartwarming flashbacks, I can’t take it. Hello,...

Jane the Virgin | Chapter 37

  Episode 37   It should be noted: Fail, fail, fail, pass. There are more stark red Xs than bright green checks, as the narrator gleefully puts scenes through the Bechdel Test. Ah yes, that is the test that requires that two women, with names, must discuss...

Jane the Virgin | Chapter 36

  Episode 36   It should be noted: Jane the Virgin excels as a genre study, concentrating on and intermixing between the telenovela, the romance, and the crime procedural, with a few added bonus genres from time to time. The romance isn’t afraid to make fun...

Jane the Virgin | Chapter 35

  Episode 35   It should be noted: In this episode of Jane the Virgin, what’s old is new again, plus a baby. Jane’s back to picking up some shifts at the Marbella… …ahem, Jane and Michael are back together, Xiomara and Rogelio are not...

Jane the Virgin | Episode 34

  Episode 34   It should be noted: I was about 99% sure that, despite her stated intentions, Jane was not losing her virginity to Jonathan Chavez. Unless it happened in one of Jane’s fantasies or romance novels. Or dreams. Actually, that one almost happened....

Jane the Virgin | Episode 33

  Episode 33   It should be noted: If this episode weren’t called “Chapter 33”, it’d would probably be called “Should I Cross the Line, Are We Currently Crossing a Line, and Where is the Line Even At?” Or possibly something a little more clever and concise....