Category Archives: TV Reviews
Season 5, Episode 7 – Orphan Black reminds us that the show still has quite a few surprises up its sleeve. With Dyad and Neolution tightening its grip on Kira, Rachel makes some unexpected discoveries about her place in P.T. Westmoreland’s mission to find immortality.
Season 2, Episode 7 – Wynonna Earp searches for her possible baby daddy at the local strip club, and he’s worse than an epic loser. Doc faces the most famous Marshall in American history who’s been on his trail for 135 years. Jeremy puts the boys in a sticky situation as they search for a way to fight the phantom windows.
Season 1, Episode 2 – In this week’s episode of Hooten and the Lady, Alex and Hooten head to Rome to find the Sybilline book – a holy book that can supposedly predict the future – in the Vatican. As they hunt through the catacombs, take on alligators in the sewers and deface the Sistine Chapel ceiling, the Mafia isn’t far behind with its own plans for the book.
Season 1, Episodes 1-4 – After a long time in development hell,
Season 1, Episode 3 – Things have gotten real on Snowfall. Franklin enlists help to recoup his stolen merch, but the help uses a weapon Franklin has never been exposed to. Our protagonist is biting off more than he chew, but he’s committed.
Season 1, Episode 3 – Sutton chases her dream of working in the fashion department to the neglect of her current desk; Jane attempts to interview a congresswoman; Kat deals with some dangerous internet trolls.
Season 3, Episode 11 – Casual opens with a major change of pace as two (important) side characters decide to tie the knot. Leah and Leon are getting married, and we notice a sudden shift in Casual‘s narrative, from a story about hookups to a story about love. Alex and Judy are growing while Valerie and Jack are falling and Laura is abandoning her life for a dream in Sacramento.
Season 1, Episodes 3 – When TNT’s Will focuses on the business of theater and art, there’s plenty to enjoy about this historical drama that doesn’t mind playing fast and loose with the facts. But multiple dragging subplots make this episode feel unbalanced.
Season 2, Episode 5 – Not the most exciting episode of Preacher this season but we get some crucial backstory into the nature of Jesse and Tulip’s relationship.
Season 1, Episode 1 – The new AMC show Loaded is a British comedy/drama set inside of a mobile game developer. It features four friends who’ve gone from rags to riches overnight when a large corporation purchases their company. How will the instant influx of cash affect them?
Season 1, Episode 6 – Desna wins NailPalm, a nail competition that puts her on the map as one bad nail technician. She is finally on the road to making all of her professional dreams come true. But in the land of Claws, there is always something waiting in the wings to hold her back.
Season 1, Episodes 1-8 – Six friends from college get together and continue on their friend group now that one couple has returned to New York City after years of living elsewhere. Now in their 40s, the group has to deal with the next stage in their lives and deal with the complications of their infidelities and other mistakes.
Season 3, Episode 10 – In Part 10 of Twin Peaks Janey E finds true love again with Dougie/Cooper, but time is running out for them as forces align to take Dougie down. Richard Horne is on the verge of being caught for the hit and run incident, and does everything in his power to cover his crime up. Will Laura Palmer make a triumphant return from the dead?
Season 7, Episode 1 – An exciting return for Game of Thrones which finally feels like the end game is in motion.
Season 1, Episode 5 – In this week’s episode of Still Star-Crossed, Rosaline and Benvolio seek answers for the crimes committed in Verona as Benvolio is being hunted down for murder. Meanwhile, Isabella journeys to Venice to make peace with the doge, but must learn the ways of court politics in order to preserve her honor.
Season 5, Episode 6 – Orphan Black heats up the action and the stakes in “Manacled Slim Wrists.” With Sarah one step closer to the truth and Cosima one wrong move away from disaster, the fate of Kira and the Clone Club has never been more dire.
Season 2, Episode 06-Wynonna Earp tries to keep her pregnancy under wraps, but a spell from The Sandman changes her plans when he puts everyone in Purgatory to sleep while the Gardner phantoms search for a hidden second seal. Moody confronts Dolls and Doc about Black Badge’s exit strategy from the Ghost River Triangle. Dolls is ready to level up with Wynonna, but she pumps the brakes.
Season 1, Episode 1 – In the season premiere of British series Hooten and the Lady, British noblewoman and adventurer Alex Lindo-Parker teams up with American jewel thief Hooten to find the city of El Dorado. Along the way they encounter attacking Amazon natives, rival jewel thieves, and an embassy guide out to take the city’s gold for himself.
Season 1, Episode 2 – Snowfall is still holding my attention, but Teddy is getting on my nerves. He is unbelievably surprised at how dirty the drug business is. Isn’t he a CIA agent? Franklin gets his first taste of the consequences of dealing, and Lucia carries her own unique burden.
Season 1, Episodes 1-2 – TNT’s new Shakespeare drama Will‘s first outing is generally hit or miss, but there’s something intriguingly joyful at the heart of its Bowie-esque take on the Bard.
Season 2, Episode 4 – Truly some sympathy for the devil this week as we see a more sympathetic side of Hitler. Jesse duels a sadistic torturer to the tunes of Billy Joel. Classic Preacher.
Season 3, Episode 10 – Casual deals with a host of problems this week that all stand on emotionally shaky ground. There is a lot in this week’s episode of Casual that left me wishing things were handled differently. But hey, at least this week’s episode made me laugh.
Season 3, Episode 9 – The ninth episode of Twin Peaks focuses on Major Briggs and Cooper, as three sets of investigative trios each work the case from different angles. Has the key to waking Cooper out of his clouded Dougie persona been revealed, and has Briggs had it all this time?
Season 3, Episodes 7-8 – The final two episodes before the mid-season break, we got some surprising twists and one big return of a character who has been suspiciously missing all season!
Season 1, Episode 5 – Claws finds Roller’s killer – the Coombs’, a foster family that committed every type of abuse you can think of on Desna and her brother, Dean. Who feels sad for a couple of child molesters? No one. Kudos to Desna. But it turns out that Roller is actually alive. Oh crap, Desna.
Season 5, Episode 5 – Orphan Black puts Cosima front and center in “Ease for Idle Millionaires.” With revelations about Neolution’s true intentions and plans for Kira, the stakes for the show just got a whole lot higher as more pieces to the puzzle keep revealing the beast behind the Neolution movement.
Season 2, Episode 5 – Wynonna Earp takes on the demon possessing her little sister and makes a life changing discovery while Dolls struggles with his place on the new team. Lucado makes a tragic mistake in a moment of weakness and Juan Carlos appears with another team of fighters secretly protecting Purgatory from ancient supernatural threats.
Season 1, Episodes 7-10 – As the first season of Gypsycomes to an end it’s difficult to unravel all of Jean’s lies and manipulations or to undertand her true motivations.