Category Archives: Reviews

TV Recap: May 8-14, 2022

BINGEINGEvil – Season 2 (A- average)The show got even better in Season 2, even if there were times where I had no idea what was going on with Christine Lahti’s character. “S Is for Silence” immediately joins the pantheon of … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Apr. 24-30, 2022

NEW SHOWSBarry – “Forgiving Jeff” (A) / season premiereIt’s six months later, and everyone seems to be on an upward trajectory, except for Barry and Gene. So it’s no surprise that their reunion is among the most thrilling and intense … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Apr. 17-23, 2022

NEW SHOWSBetter Call Saul“Wine and Roses” (A-) / season premiere“Carrot Stick” (A)The season begins with perhaps the most masterful montage the show has ever done (which is quite an accomplishment) and finds our nominal heroes making all the wrong decisions. … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Apr. 10-16, 2022

NEW SHOWSKilling Eve – “Hello, Losers” (D) / series finaleI was still a defender of this show, even last season when the shine had worn off. The Season 3 finale would have been the perfect place to end, but the … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Mar. 27-Apr. 2, 2022

NEW SHOWS94th Academy Awards (D)An absolute disaster of a show, right up until an unscripted moment of insanity. Everyone will be talking about Will Smith’s outburst until the end of time. But it was the only interesting moment in an … Continue reading

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Oscar Re-Do: 2011

You know the drill. Winners in bold, then we break it down. BEST PICTUREThe ArtistThe DescendantsExtremely Loud & Incredibly CloseThe HelpHugoMidnight in ParisMoneyballThe Tree of LifeWar Horse Should have won: The Tree of LifeNot even nominated: Take Shelter There’s a … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Mar. 20-26, 2022

NEW SHOWSAtlanta“Three Slaps” (A) / season premiere“Sinterklaas Is Coming to Town” (A)It’s been nearly four years since the show last aired a new episode, but it felt like it hasn’t missed a beat. The premiere is a brilliant, devastating, hilarious … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Mar. 13-19, 2022

BINGEINGReacher – Season 1 (B+ average) Is Reacher good? That’s debatable. Is Alan Ritchson the right build to play Jack Reacher? Absolutely. Is it weird this season is set in Georgia yet filmed in Canada? Most definitely. Reacher is often … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Feb. 28-Mar. 5, 2022

NEW SHOWSKilling Eve – “Just Dunk Me” (B-) / season premiereIt’s more of the same, and clear the show should have ended already. But the banter is still snappy and the production design immaculate. And no other show would have … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Feb. 21-27, 2022

NEW SHOWSLaw & Order – “The Right Thing” (B-) / revival premiereIt’s solid when it’s just doing the law and order. But when it tries to grapple with how cops and prosecutors are viewed today, it’s exceptionally clumsy. Jack McCoy … Continue reading

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