Category Archives: Reviews

Things I Wrote: Summer 2019

I have somehow gone this far into 2019 without doing a round-up post on things I’ve written for respectable publications thus far. This is Part Three. (Find Part One here and Part Two here.) REVIEWS (for College Movie Review) Dark Phoenix Midsommar … Continue reading

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Things I Wrote: Spring 2019

I have somehow gone this far into 2019 without doing a round-up post on the things I’ve written for respectable publications thus far. This is Part Two. (Find Part One here.) REVIEWS (for College Movie Review unless otherwise noted) Climax … Continue reading

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Things I Wrote: Winter 2019

I have somehow gone this far into 2019 without doing a round-up post on things I’ve written for respectable publications thus far. This is Part One. REVIEWS (for College Movie Review, unless otherwise noted) Glass The Standoff at Sparrow Creek … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 1 Sep 2019

NEW SHOWS The Righteous Gemstones – “They Are Weak, But He Is Strong” (B+) Walton Goggins arrives as Baby Billy Freeman and tears the roof off the place. The show grows darker in its final moments, and it’s becoming clear … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 25 Aug 2019

NEW SHOWS The Righteous Gemstones – “Is This the Man Who Made the World Tremble” (A-) A nastier, funnier episode than the premiere. But then it pulls off one of the most jaw-dropping twists I’ve seen on TV in some … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 11 Aug 2019

NEW SHOWS Legion – “Chapter 27” (A-) / series finale About as satisfying a wrap-up as a show this messy and ambitious could have. Whereas last year’s musical showdown (set to the Who’s “Behind Blue Eyes”) was a letdown, this … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 4 Aug 2019

NEW SHOWS Legion – “Chapter 26” (A-) Takes the “Baby Hitler” problem to its logical conclusion, as Sid has to argue with Kerry that killing infant David would be just as reprehensible as what David does as an adult. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 21 Jul 2019

NEW SHOWS Big Little Lies – “I Want to Know” (A-) / season finale About as satisfying is possible, though of course the final shot is a tantalizing tease for an as-yet-unannounced Season 3. This season definitely had some issues, … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 15 Jul 2019

NEW SHOWS Big Little Lies – “The Bad Mother” (B+) I’m firmly on Team Celeste after that part of the trial. Denis O’Hare gives an all-time evil lawyer performance as Mary Louise’s counsel. But all the ladies are on the … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 7 Jul 2019

NEW SHOWS Big Little Lies – “Kill Me” (A) “You’re drowning,” Bonnie’s mom tells her as she emerges from her coma. She’s not the only one. As Celeste and Jane try to find some normalcy with their recently suspended boys, … Continue reading

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