Category: TV Reviews

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 […]

Jessica Jones Season 2: My Reaction to Episodes 10-13

Too late in the season to avoid them now. So, spoilers below: Jessica Jones: Season 2 is about a great many things, It’s beyond obvious to say it’s all about family – Jess re-gaining and […]

Jessica Jones Season 2: My Reaction to Episodes 7-9

To this point, I’ve been trying to write these reactions in a somewhat spoiler-lite fashion. Netflix did, after all, drop the season closer to the middle of the week than the end. Maybe you’re waiting […]

Jessica Jones Season 2: My Reaction to Episodes 4-6

If you look back at Jessica Jones‘ first season and compare it to the second, it becomes clear that in Melissa Rosenberg’s superhero season playbook (which she’s adapted from the Daredevil playbook) you drop the […]

Jessica Jones Season 2: My Reaction to the First 3 Episodes

So, Jessica Jones, huh. It’s been a while. I know, I know. Jessica was just in The Defenders last year, but like some of the more disposable Marvel Studios movies The Defenders is a thing […]

Pop Culture That Made Me Happy Last Month: February 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: The Frankenstein Chronicles Is a Good Show With a Bad Title

A new TV series called The Frankenstein Chronicles randomly popped up in the featured section atop Netflix yesterday. What could this show possibly be about? Is this the I, Tonya of Frankenstein stories where we […]