Category Archives: TV Reviews
Season 3, Episode 2 – After failing to thank a soldier and openly admitting to not saying the pledge of allegiance, Jerrod is confronted by the rest of the family and everyone questions what it means to be a patriot.
Season 5, Episodes 1-4 – With two weeks left until the election, and slipping poll numbers showing a close race on House Of Cards, Frank and Claire will lie, cheat, and steal to stay in the White House.
Season 3, Episode 7 – An unsettling episode (even for Fargo) with characters falling apart and plotlines colliding. This week takes place all in one night–Christmas Eve.
Season 3, Episodes 5-7 – Kevin needs to keep his story straight on Bloodline as Marco’s murder goes to trial. Meg leaves her family and her troubles behind, starting a new life for herself, and Sally makes a heart rendering admission to the court that finally tells the truth about an event in her family’s past. Will the truth sink the Rayburn’s or free them from their guilt?
Season 3, Episode 1 – The season kicks off with an episode about rape as Maxine talks about her friend, Sarah, that was raped a year ago but is now speaking out.
Season 1, Episode 6 – Albert and Mileva’s marriage enters its death throes, with Albert’s expedition to prove light waves are impacted by gravity only slightly worse off.
Season 1, Episode 8 – This episode shines when focusing on the relationships between the women of Gilead, but falls flat when it strays away from that.
Season 5, Episode 13 – The Americans rescue Pasha from a deadly mistake and decide to return to Russia with their kids. Renee moves in with Stan when her apartment floods and he considers leaving Counter Intelligence. Henry gets accepted to St. Edwards with full scholarship and Kimberly’s father gets an important promotion with dire consequences.
Season 3, Episode 9-iZombie promotes Liv to Dungeon Master for her next case which attracts the FBI. Agent Bozzio returns to torment Clive while Peyton makes progress in the Weckler case. Liv and Justin go on a fancy date, Ravi meets someone nice at the hate meeting, and Major reaches out to a fan to fight his crushing loneliness.
Season 1, Episode 3 – In this week’s episode of Downward Dog we learn that Nan and Martin have gotten to a good place and that they even had little pranks with each other which really means that he did exactly whatever he wanted at any time.
Season 5, Episode 9 – In the season finale, we get a healthy dosage of bad-assery and a craft but hint of genius from Michael Scofield that we’ve come to love. He not only found ways to defeat Poseidon but he did it the only way he knows how: kicking ass!
Season 3, Episode 4 – Casual dives deeper into the lives of their characters, but this choice leaves little in terms of plot development. Valerie, Alex and Laura are all dealing with their usual problems: Valerie is in a midlife crisis, Alex doesn’t prioritize his problems, and Laura is self-destructive. We follow them through this journey, but are left wondering why there isn’t more for us to sink our teeth into.
Season 1, Episode 1 – In the premiere of Still Star-Crossed, Rosaline Capulet finds herself caught in the aftermath of the deaths of her cousin Juliet and her husband Romeo Montague. The two families are at war, and each sets on its path of destroying the other, using secret marriages and hidden alliances, with newly-crowned Prince Escalus trying to restore peace.
Season 2, Episode 18 – Lucifer battles Amenadiel over the use of the flaming sword, Charlotte makes desperate moves to save herself and hurts someone close to Lucifer. Chloe finds the latest victim of Charlotte’s divine power burnt to a crisp and suspects a charming pair of crime-scene cleaners are involved with a bigger conspiracy in the second season finale.
Season 3, Episode 20 –Bruce accepts his role in the destruction of Gotham while Alfred goes through extraordinary lengths to find and stop him. Virus Lee traps Gordon when Bullock needs him most to locate and stop the Tech Virus bomb. Riddler creates a shaky alliance to attack Penguin but a villain returns from hiding with different plans for her favorite waddler.
Season 3, Episodes 1-4 – Season three of Bloodline catches up with the Rayburn family in the aftermath of another tragedy. Will it finally fracture the family for good, or will they draw together for the sake of the family? Ray Gilbert poses as a friend to the Rayburn’s, but he may be their biggest liability.
Season 1, Episode 7 – When alleged pretender to the throne Perkin Warbeck arrives at King Henry’s court, his presence means the women of The White Princess, must all decide who they are, and who they wish to be.
Season 3, Episodes 3-4 – Episode three of Twin Peaks introduces the third doppelganger of Agent Cooper, a guy named Dougie Jones. The real Cooper finally makes it out of the Black Lodge, but there’s something wrong with him, and Gordon and Albert have an unsettling visit with the Evil Cooper in a federal prison.
Season 1, Episode 5 – This week on American Gods Mr. Wednesday and Shadow are finally confronted by their biggest enemies. Meanwhile, it doesn’t look like a certain someone is getting their coin back any time soon.
Season 6, Episode 7 – Veep brings back Tom James for a hilarious episode that sees Selina open up and Jonah ascend to new political heights, fueled by spite.
Season 4, Episode 6 – With Gavin now out of the picture again, Richard gathers the troops to find other means of funding and unfortunately finds the one possible option available brings with it dirt from Erlich’s past. Meanwhile, Dinesh and Gilfoyle start an all out war after their platform test goes wrong.
Season 3, Episode 7 – Kevin takes an incredible journey to settle matters on the penultimate episode of The Leftovers. Can he find Christopher Sunday and learn the song to stop the rain? Is the flood really coming? Will Kevin save humanity or will the seventh anniversary of the Departure end in calamity?
Season 10, Episode 7 – On this week’s episode of Doctor Who, the Monks have invaded and present an ultimatum to the human race: consent to their control of the planet or die. The Doctor, assuming once again his position as the President of the world, must devise a cunning plan to defeat them before the Doomsday Clock strikes midnight.
Season 3, Episode 6 – The best episode of Fargo‘s third season yet took interesting turns and set up some great character clashes to come.
Season 5, Episode 23 – On this week’s Arrow, season five comes to a close on the island of Lian Yu, where it all began for Oliver. Green Arrow enlists an unlikely team to take down Prometheus once and for all.
Season 1, Episode 10 – In the season finale of Shots Fired, we see Preston and Ashe fighting the powers that be trying to battle racial policing. “Last Dance” is a wonderful ending to a series with a premise that lacked easy answers.
Season 4, Episode 13 – So “Praimfaya” has finally arrived for the season four finale of The 100. Working under Raven’s orders the group have only ninety precious minutes to pull off the impossible task of reaching the Ark in space before it’s too late. Strap in guys, this is one solid and fast paced finale with one last twist up it’s sleeve.
Season 3, Episode 18 – Empire‘s season finale is here, and unfortunately it’s my least favorite episode of the season. Though we get endings to most plotlines this season, what’s particularly frustrating are the logical leaps we are forced to make in order to get there. From Charlotte to Guisi to the DuBois family, we are left with many unsatisfactory endings that do not do justice to many episodes this season.
Season 1, Episode 7 – This episode told entirely from Luke’s perspective is a compelling story, but loses a lot of what makes The Handmaid’s Tale a great and unique show.
Season 1, Episode 5 – This week’s episode of Genius was more of the same, and similar to every other week, it struck a chord somewhere between “fine” (music is fine, visually it’s fine, the acting is fine, the writing is fine) and incredibly frustrating to watch. We’re reaching the breakdown of Albert and Mileva’s relationship, and the dynamics of it are completely infuriating.