Category: TV Reviews

My Favorite TV Shows of 2018, So Far

In the time it’s taken me to write this article I’ve missed the chance to start Picnic on Hanging Rang, get caught up on 12 Monkeys, finally get around to Luke Cage, or maybe give […]

The Pop Culture That Made Me Happy Last Month: June 2018

June 2018 will always be the month I got to finally say this: I talked, face to face, with a director after the exclusive premiere of his new movie. In all the years I’ve been […]

Netflix Review: GLOW Delivers a Practically Flawless Second Season

Last year, I argued GLOW’s first season was good but flawed, and that season 2 would probably be a lot better. Turns out, it’s an even bigger improvement than I expected. Like so many others […]

The Pop Culture That Made Me Happy Last Month: May 2018

To some degree, it feels like all of pop culture is still in full recovery mode post-Infinity War, which might be why May seemed like a bit of a dead month to me. Sure, we […]

Netflix Review: Arrested Development Is Back, It’s Better, But Also Kind of Depressing

Jeffrey Tambor and his newly revealed history of on-set misconduct is a social media lightning rod right now. It might keep you from watching the new season of Arrested Development, which was filmed before his […]

A Look Back at the Pop Culture I Loved Last Month: April 2018

The unyielding onslaught of pop culture, life, work, and concerning politics leaves us so little time to stop and take a breath, but today I say no more! This is me flipping the finger at […]

Pop Culture That Made Me Happy Last Month: March 2018

The unyielding onslaught of pop culture, life, work, and concerning politics leaves us so little time to stop and take a breath, but today I say no more! This is me flipping the finger at […]

Netflix Review: Tabula Rasa’s “Poisoned Poem” Imagery is Secondary to Its True Horror

Tabula Rasa is a (maybe) haunted house story told in slow motion. It’s also a pretzel-shaped mystery, domestic drama, noir crime story, and mind-fuck thriller. It’s a lot of things, is the point, all of […]

SyFy Review: Krypton Plays a Lot Better If You’ve Never Seen Smallville. Or Supergirl. Or Any Superman Movie Ever, Really.

I…can’t. I just can’t with Krypton right now. It’s a comic book show. It airs on SyFy after The Magicians, a show I adore. It features DC characters like Adam Strange and Brainiac and dares […]

Netflix Review: You’ll Need a Hard Drink After Wild Wild Country

Netflix’s new 6-part docu-series Wild Wild Country features one of the better final lines in recent memory, and it comes from Sheela, the co-architect of a major American scandal which has gone largely forgotten until […]