Category Archives: TV Reviews
Season 1, Episodes 1-3 – The endlessly charming Matt Bomer stars in Amazon’s glossy, but often shallow, adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Last Tycoon.
Season 7, Episode 3 – Game of Thrones continues to bring huge characters together finally–and ends a few others.
Season 1, Episode 8 – Claws officially resurrects Roller from the dead. He enters Desna’s shop with amnesia, happy to see her beautiful face. She awaits the moment when he remembers that she and Virginia popped him in the chest. And on cue, he does. But it doesn’t turn out the way you’d expect.
Season 3, Episode 12 – Despite the long awaited return of Audrey Horne, and the deeper insight into the Blue Rose Project, Part 12 of Twin Peaks feels like it’s treading water. All indications seem to point to a final confrontation in the town of Twin Peaks, but first Cooper needs to wake out of his stupor.
Season 2, Episode 2 – Issa deals with the aftermath of her encounter with Lawrence last week, Lawrence does something any good person should do, and Molly deals with the realization that she’ll always be left out.
Season 5, Episode 8 – Orphan Black says goodbye to one of its leads in “Guillotines Decide.” With the Clone Club on the edge of destroying Neolution completely, all seems calm on the front, until tragedy strikes.
Season 1, Episode 7 – In the season finale of Still Star-Crossed, Benvolio is sentenced to be executed as Rosaline rushes to prove his innocence. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to the Montagues and Capulets, Paris initiates his takeover of Verona as the two families sign an agreement, by Escalus’ decree, that Benvolio’s death will bring peace between them.
Season 2, Episode 8 – Juan Carlo sends Wynonna Earp back in time to witness the origin of her family curse and get a lead on the third seal the demon widows are searching for. Wynonna learns about her curse, Doc’s curse, and Bobo’s relationship to Wyatt and Constance Clootie. Nicole hides the results of Waverly’s DNA test.
Season 1, Episode 1 – In the premiere episode of the Duplass brothers’ mysterious new anthology series Room 104, a babysitter is confronted by a mysterious little boy and his terrifying imaginary friend, in a motel room that ain’t big enough for the three of them.
Season 1, Episode 3 – In this week’s episode of Hooten and the Lady, Alex and Hooten are in Egypt hunting down the tomb of Alexander the Great. Unfortunately, some of the locals have the same idea with far more nefarious intentions, and so it becomes a race to the treasure between Alex and Hooten and a cult that’s been searching for Alexander’s tomb for centuries.
Season 1, Episodes 8-10 – Marty may have found a solution to all of his problems on Ozark, as well as a compromise that’ll benefit both the Snell’s and the Cartel. Will prejudices get in the way and ruin the deal, or can Marty smooth both sides over? Ozark ends on a high note, with a lot of strong possible story lines ready to go for a second season.
Season 1, Episode 4 – Snowfall left me disappointed. I’m not convinced that Franklin would leave the industry so soon. Everything about him makes me think that this is only a temporary leave, but if it isn’t then shame on Singleton for perpetuating such a cliché.
Season 1, Episode 4 – Jane continues to find her voice, Sutton pursues a fashion job, and Kat deals with politics and her own feelings. All three of them continue to be delightful.
Season 1, Episodes 5-7 – The more ingrained the Byrde family becomes in the Lake of the Ozarks community, the more trouble they kick up on Ozark. No matter what Marty does, he always steps on someone’s toes, and now the Snells take aim at Marty when all he wants to do is keep his family safe from Del and the Mexican Cartel.
Season 1, Episode 2 – Somewhere Between picks up the pace in “Destiny 2.0”. With Laura realizing you can’t outrun fate, she decides to fight it head on by searching for, and finding the killer herself.
Season 3, Episode 12 – Casual gives us the weirdest episode yet, focusing on Valerie and Alex’s relationship in 1999. Though lacking plot, this episode serves as an interesting exercise to showing the genesis behind Alex and Val’s relationship. Unfortunately the episode falters after that and begins to further support a controversial taboo theory about this season’s finale.
Season 1, Episode 1 – Manfred, a gifted medium, is told by his dead grandmother to move to Midnight, Texas when he needs to escape a vindictive client. Midnight is a place where outsiders go to feel safe, even if they are not completely human. When a young woman is murdered by a local hate group, the county Sherriff stirs up Midnight’s secret world.
Season 1, Episode 4 – This week’s episode of Will encapsulates almost everything that is great about the series, as Will attempts to navigate his newfound fame, manage his illicit relationship and attend a a raucous and only partially historically inaccurate party with Kit Marlowe. But the religious persectu
Season 2, Episode 6 – The Saint of Killers finally tracks down Jesse and his friends, and it doesn’t end in the way you thought it would.
Season 2, Episode 1 – People of Earth kicks off seconds after last season wrapped up, answering our most burning question almost immediately. But just how satisfying was that answer?
Season 1, Episode 1 – Somewhere Between sets the stage in “For One to Live.” With an interesting premise but muddled tone, the show offers a lot, but leaves a lot to be desired as well.
Season 1, Episode 2 – Josh and Leo learn a hard lesson on Loaded about what money can and cannot buy you, while Ewan finally speaks up for himself, and it completely backfires on him. Now that their boss Casey has taken over the office, will she cramp their styles or inspire them to create something new?
Season 3, Episode 1 – On the season three premiere of Ballers, back at ASM, Spencer tries to court a casino mogul. Ricky, meanwhile, learns his about to be a father.
Season 2, Episode 1 – Insecure is back with the messiness that we all love, kicking us off with a great season 2 premiere! We meet post-breakup Issa, who’s trying to deal with life without Lawrence. We meet post-breakup Lawrence, who’s almost as bad as regular Lawrence. And of course, we reconnect with Molly, who’s dealing with her own turmoil at work. I think it’s going to be a great season!
Season 7, Episode 2 – A signature Game of Thrones epic battle closes out this week’s episode where many stories collide.
Season 1, Episode 7 – Roller has escaped! And Virginia is there to witness it. Meanwhile, Desna is finally able to move on from washing money for Uncle Daddy, but as I’ve said before, when the ish hits the fan, it will hit hard. And it does in Sunday night’s episode of Claws.
Season 1, Episodes 1-4 – The new Netflix series Ozark is a blend of Breaking Bad and Bloodline. It’s about one man fighting to keep his family alive and safe while at the mercy of a Mexican drug cartel. For every problem Marty Byrde solves, new problems arise to take their place. Will he find his way out of the cross hairs, or are he and his family doomed?
Season 3, Episode 11 – Fire and Electricity play a huge part in the mythos of Twin Peaks, and we are close to learning the similarities and significance of the two. Becky’s father is revealed after she goes off of the deep end, and a cherry pie saves Cooper’s life.
Season 1, Episode 6 – In this week’s episode of Still Star-Crossed, Paris schemes to take the throne and wed Livia with the help of Lady Capulet. Meanwhile, Montague and Capulet’s feud over the construction of the cathedral leads to violence and deception on all sides. Rosaline, threatened by Paris, must choose to save either Benvolio or her sister.