The show’s unusual format doesn’t change the emotional investment.
Most of you know that I love The Walking Dead. I don’t love it for its post-apocalyptic and supernatural tones, though they are a factor. I love it for what it reveals about human nature and how the storylines are merely a heightened reality reflective of modern day situations. Last night’s episode What Happened and What’s […]
The villain of this season isn’t going to be Moloch. It’s going to be relationships – Ichabod’s unwillingness to let go of them and Abby’s unwillingness to hold on to those who can help her. Our witness and his witch start the episode pontificating on the meaning of love. After closeups of their pleading faces, […]
I’m a late comer to Sleepy Hollow and while I don’t find the show as captivating as others do, it’s mythological undertones make it perfect for me to review. Last week, a spider crawled down Katrina’s throat, a scene which I’m sure has been haunting all of you. The show decided to further terrorize us […]
Previously, I wrote about the extreme sexism and judgmental nature of the new sitcom Selfie. I’ve stayed with the show in the hopes that it will evolve into something more nuanced. The good news is that it has – at least on the sexism and judgment fronts. Unfortunately, in the third episode it devolved into […]
HBO’s adaptation of Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire Mysteries ended last night with a series finale that was just as disappointing, ridiculous and disjointed as the show itself. While Harris’ novels are not by any means high literature, they are loaded with political and feminist commentary, as well as what it means to cherish someone as […]
I haven’t shared my thoughts on this show since I wrote about the premiere. We’re six episodes in with the seventh airing tonight. Here’s what I think so far: There were a few working titles for this post. Most of them were some variation of “All of These People Are Horrible.” That’s not really true and […]
*This review is for the pilot episode of the Leftovers. I have yet to see the second installment, but expect that review soon. This Isn’t Typical. The Leftovers opens with a mother’s worst nightmare. She blinks and her child goes missing. You know you are supposed to feel something for the mother while she’s screaming […]