After three seasons of Deadwood and six seasons of Justified it was strange to see, Timothy “Longtime Screen Crush” Olyphant as anything but a law man. But, like Jon Hamm before him, it now seems obvious that the next move was COMEDY!
The latest episode of Game of Thrones, No One, sent me into a prediction frenzy! Continue reading Earth Shattering Kaboom!
Everyone has their ships, and I’ve always had a soft spot for Sandor Clegane and Sansa Stark. Now, the Hound is back and, with him romance is back in the, quickly chilling, Westeros air.
The latest installment in my ongoing list of pop cultural endorsements … Continue reading What’s Good?
It’s been hard going for Nashville characters this season. Cancer, death, suicide, drug abuse, post-partum depression … Ya’ll name it, someone on this soapy musical hybrid has dealt with it. That’s why it was so nice to see a rainbow of hope for Will Lexington in the half-season finale.
I’d heard mixed things going into Spectre, the latest offering in the James Bond franchise, and the critics are not wrong, this one is a bit of a corker. It’s not just that the film falls well short of the high note set by Skyfall. Spectre seems largely designed to future proof the franchise, putting all the aspects of Bond’s character back where they found them. Spoilers beyond … Continue reading Shaken, not stirred
TV Tropes suggests that a Timeskip “usually takes no less than three years”, but this year a number of shows are messing with their timelines, skipping mere days or hundreds of year, to move the plot along.
A storytelling trend or just Back to the Future year? Here’s a brief recap of the ones I’ve noticed in particular. Continue reading Some time later …
I don’t get How to Get Away with Murder.
It’s a less cohesive Damages, a less sexy Scandal. Viola Davis is acting the heck out of Annalise Keating, but the character is a cypher for whatever craziness is going on that week, without a substantive core.
That being said, there have been some amazing music choices over the last few episodes! Continue reading Justice is blind, not deaf
I have been a Jane the Virgin advocate since the beginning. It’s a hard sell getting people to watch it. The premise, “a devout Catholic virgin is artificially inseminated – wackiness ensues”, is bonkers and sounds fundamentally unappealing. But the show’s writing is really smart and the performances are immensely winning … Continue reading She’s a virgin, not a saint