There's a little more fuel to this particular fire with the second instalment but for now, it remains mired in a tinderbox that is too wet to become a conflagration.
Posted Jan 12, 2022
The Book of Boba Fett: Season 1 - Episode 1 (TV Episode)
It's a little clumsy, but there's at least some story element The Book of Boba Fett seems to be hinting at that goes beyond Disney's penchant for lackluster, uninspired storytelling.
Posted Jan 7, 2022
The Book of Boba Fett: Season 1 (TV, 2022)
A quick look at the latest episodic STAR WARS show, this one focusing on an iconic bounty hunter newly tasked with running a crime syndicate:
Posted Jan 7, 2022
The Beatles: Get Back: Miniseries (TV, 2021)
With a 8+ hour running time, this isn't a doc for the faint of heart, but stick with it and there's magic to be found along the way.
Posted Dec 27, 2021
Dopesick: Season 1 (TV, 2021)
An engrossing and enraging look at the opioid crisis, the A-list ensemble-led Dopesick is as highly-addictive as the drug its characters peddle to the masses.
Posted Nov 18, 2021
The Shrink Next Door: Season 1 (TV, 2021)
The Shrink Next Door may lack the urgency of a true-crime binge watch but the story finds unsettling ways to seep in, making it one of this fall's must-see series.
Posted Nov 9, 2021
Music Box: Listening to Kenny G (TV, 2021)
After watching Listening To Kenny G, I'm not quite sure audiences will get a better sense of the man behind the sax. From his time on screen, we get to know a man who is precise and very careful about his image.
Posted Nov 3, 2021
Music Box: Jagged (TV, 2021)
Jagged gives new insight into the formerly long-locked '90s persona (who still won't spill the tea on who exactly "You Oughta Know" is about) that will have new and old fans reaching for a copy of Jagged Little Pill.
Posted Oct 1, 2021
Foundation: Season 1 (TV, 2021)
Not just an adaptation of a long-revered work of science fiction, but a thoughtful, provocative, consistently compelling series worthy of the investment in time and effort to reach the final moments of its ten-hour running time.
Posted Sep 27, 2021
The Chair: Season 1 (TV, 2021)
[Oh's] talents are displayed to their fullest extent here; sometimes all it takes is a well-delivered deadpan look to get everyone laughing out loud. It's a truly terrific exhibition for her incredible range as an actor.
Posted Sep 1, 2021
Nine Perfect Strangers: Season 1 (TV, 2021)
Evans is hilarious as the class-A jerk who seems to have no filter. Having never seen Evans in this light, it was quite entertaining to watch him showcase his comedic strengths.
Posted Sep 1, 2021
What If...?: Season 1 (TV, 2021)
This beautifully animated new series features loads of action, a dope voice cast, and an outstanding premise. What's not to love?
Posted Aug 16, 2021
Masters of the Universe: Revelation: Part 1 (TV, 2021)
Kevin Smith's animated Netflix show recreates the Masters of the Universe series not as it existed but as it's remembered in fans' hearts and minds.
Posted Jul 22, 2021
His Dark Materials: Season 2 (TV, 2020)
What the show suffers from in its deepest form, and keeps it from being as great as it could be, is its inability to create a sense of wonder.
Posted Jun 13, 2021
Lovecraft Country: Season 1 (TV, 2020)
While Lovecraft Country does not entirely deliver on its promises, it's too unique to be entirely abandoned.
Posted Dec 29, 2020
The Mandalorian: Season 2 (TV, 2020)
The inconsistencies of the show are frustrating, but so much is forgiven by how much they nailed the relationship between our central pair.
Posted Dec 23, 2020
Westworld: Season 3 (TV, 2020)
I don't know, as always, where this show is going, but I wait for Westworld to unveil what kind of future that could be.
Posted Dec 22, 2020
Feel Good: Season 1 (TV, 2020)
This refreshingly funny and down to earth show is a welcome debut for anyone looking to expand their horizons under lockdown. At this time of social distancing, Feel Good is like a big, comforting hug.
Posted Dec 15, 2020
The Crown: Season 4 (TV, 2020)
If you think the Roys play a mean game of Boar on the Floor, wait until you see the Royals!
Posted Nov 9, 2020
Ratched: Season 1 (TV, 2019-2020)
As an avowed fan of Fletcher's performance in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, this review must finally confront the elephant in the room. Paulson's performance is even better.
Posted Sep 17, 2020
Long Way Up: Season 1 (TV, 2020)
Electric motorcycles prove to be a challenge in the entertaining and highly enjoyable third chapter of Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman's travel series that'll please fans looking for adventure.
Posted Sep 8, 2020
I Promise: Season 1 (TV, 2020)
I Promise shows that true educational reform cannot be done within the existing framework. The series champions embracing new methods.
Posted Jul 18, 2020
Hollywood: Season 1 (TV, 2020)
Add to the outstanding ensemble a near-comical number of cameo appearances, and the series delights by sending up classic stars while heralding new ones.
Posted May 1, 2020
The Eddy: Season 1 (TV, 2020)
The soulful music that flows throughout the series' titular night club riffs with characters and mellow notes of jazz that haven't collided so wonderfully since Treme left us a decade ago.
Posted Apr 27, 2020
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 7 (TV, 2019)
The action sequences are dynamic, fluid, and the camerawork moves with a coolness and verve.
Posted Apr 3, 2020
Torchwood: Miracle Day (TV, 2011)
Giving the series a combined American/British feel might help the series find a more solid direction. Certainly this first episode is fast-paced and intriguing, and will likely keep the audience waiting with baited breath for the second.
Posted Apr 1, 2020
Titans: Season 1 (TV, 2018)
Titans is at its best when it revels in bold characters, insane plots, and eye-popping visuals.
Posted Apr 6, 2019
Riverdale: Season 3 (TV, 2018-2019)