Wrapped up Disney's new Willow series... my mixed feelings at the start intensified in both directions as it went along until the 4th episode really turned me around and the 5th decisively won me over. I had stuck with it because decent fantasy is hard to come by, and now I'm glad I did (and hoping for a second season!).
The YA young adult angst and interactions were definitely annoying at first, and the modern songs in the soundtrack jarring in the fantasy setting. But the characters do develop and really start growing on you, as does the sense of tense camaraderie, humor, and modern language/music that Disney seems to have borrowed from Marvel.
To me it very much had the feeling of a D&D campaign with its diverse cast of main characters who start out at first level and grow together through various challenges of combat, magic, questing, and soul-searching... It was adventurous, fun, and kinda cool. By the end I thoroughly enjoyed it, and if you are a young adult or just tired of the serious heavy dystopian doom that hangs over contemporary storytelling, you might also love it. I definitely recommend at least giving it a try--
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