Category Archives: Television

What I Watched This Week: 3 Sept 2017

NEW SHOWS Twin Peaks “The Return, Part 17” (A) “The Return, Part 18” (A-) / limited series finale “Part 17” is everything you could possibly want from a finale. Then “Part 18” reminds you that this is David Lynch we’re … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 27 Aug 2017

NEW SHOWS Twin Peaks – “The Return, Part 16” (A) “I am the FBI.” Coop is back, and thus I was cheering. The terrible Audrey scenes make a bit more sense now, given that she’s been somewhere else this whole time. … Continue reading

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Netflix Picks: September 2017

BEST BET – FILM Carol – 9/20 One of the best films of 2015 was this romance that got six Oscar nominations, which still wasn’t enough. Adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Price of Salt, this is an LGBT drama … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 20 Aug 2017

NEW SHOWS Twin Peaks – “The Return, Part 15” (A-) The first 10 minutes were the happiest I’ve been watching TV this entire year. The rest of the episode can’t quite live up to that. Part of that isn’t David Lynch’s … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 13 Aug 2017

NEW SHOWS Twin Peaks – “The Return, Part 14” (A) The best episode yet. It’s all mystery and forward movement, with a supernatural twist at the end. Don’t fuck with Sarah Palmer, redneck truckers. Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition – … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 6 Aug 2017

NEW SHOWS Twin Peaks – “The Return, Part 13” (A-) Only one bad Audrey scene, and the rest is great. Who knew Tom Sizemore had it in him? Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition – “August 10, 2017” (B+) Can this … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 30 July 2017

NEW SHOWS Twin Peaks – “The Return, Part 12” (B) Audrey Horne finally returns and… honestly, it’s the first outright bad scene in the whole mini-series thus far. And it goes on forever! But the rest is the same top-notch stuff … Continue reading

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Netflix Picks: August 2017

I inadvertently skipped July because your brain forgets things when you move across the country. So here are the picks for August, which is surprisingly lean. BEST BET – FILM Cloud Atlas – 8/1 Though its cult is very enthusiastic, … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 23 July 2017

NEW SHOWS Twin Peaks – “The Return, Part 11” (A) Arguably the best episode so far, if you’re like me and have been looking for a balance between Dougie and catching up with everyone else in Twin Peaks. I didn’t know … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 16 July 2017

NEW SHOWS Twin Peaks “The Return, Part 9” (A-) “The Return, Part 10” (B+) Both of these episodes are much more plot-heavy than anything else we’ve seen so far, which is great for me, especially after the mostly wordless eighth … Continue reading

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