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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Fahrenheit 451’ delivers a thrilling, if not forgettable, take on a media-driven classic

| May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Fahrenheit 451’ delivers a thrilling, if not forgettable, take on a media-driven classic

In a world where memorable book adaptations have become somewhat of a rarity in many major films today, limited mostly to the occasional teen romance or dystopian escapade, there emerged “Fahrenheit 451.” A modern take on the 1953 classic by author Ray Bradbury, the latest project from indie filmmaker Ramin Bahrani found its spark by […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Virtù e Fortuna’

| May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Virtù e Fortuna’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 3 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. The door has been creaking open ever-so-slowly as the second season of HBO’s acclaimed drama continues to delve further into past, present and future of the expansive world it offers. With this week’s episode teasing the other […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Reunion’

| May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Reunion’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 2 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. The rising tides of war and revolution ran parallel to insights into the past in this week’s episode of HBO’s “Westworld.” As the mystery behind the current, and future, state of the park began to reveal itself, […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Journey Into Night’

| April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Journey Into Night’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 1 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. After a violent conclusion to the first season of HBO’s acclaimed adaptation of “Westworld,” the second season of the series based on Michael Crichton’s science fiction story finally returns — this time with a set of deadly […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Here and Now’ – Season 1

| February 11, 2018
TV REVIEW: ‘Here and Now’ – Season 1

Editor’s Note: Only the first four episodes of HBO’s “Here and Now” have been screened for the purposes of this review. This review will be updated following the conclusion of the season. When it comes to family dramas, two series immediately pop into my head as being compelling and gripping to watch. Those two shows […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Dragon and the Wolf’

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Dragon and the Wolf’

Spoiler Warning for the Season 7 Finale of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes of previous seasons. Here we are…the very last Season Finale of “Game of Thrones” and shit has officially hit the fan. Years of character development, story progression and world-building has culminated into this epic episode of the greatest show […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Beyond the Wall’

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Beyond the Wall’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 6 of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes of previous seasons. For the first six seasons of “Game of Thrones,” the pacing was near perfect with the story moving rather slow to allow for the characters to naturally develop and play their role in the greater game. […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Eastwatch’

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Eastwatch’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 5 of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes of previous seasons. As end of “Game of Thrones” nears, the show puts its foot on the accelerator and pushes the story faster than it has ever moved before. Following the insane battle between the Lannister army and the […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Spoils of War’

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Spoils of War’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 4 of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes of previous seasons. Is your jaw still on the floor? Mine sure as hell is. The final two episodes of Season 6 proved to me that “Game of Thrones” is the greatest television series of all time and the […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Queen’s Justice’

| July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Queen’s Justice’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 3 of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes of previous seasons. With the number of remaining “Game of Thrones” episodes down to almost single digits, the time has come for the story to wrap up several of its countless storylines and characters. In the past, the series […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Stormborn’

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Stormborn’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 2 of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes from previous episodes. For it’s entire run, I have held onto the belief that “Game of Thrones” is one of the most consistent shows on television. There honestly aren’t any “bad” episodes and the writing almost always feels similar […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Dragonstone’

| July 17, 2017 | 1 Comment
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Dragonstone’

Spoiler Warning for the Season 7 Premiere of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes from previous seasons.  Gather round lords and ladies, because winter is here. After a hiatus that lasted more than a year, “Game of Thrones” has made its highly anticipated return to television…but you already knew that; everyone knows that, […]

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“Veep” Shines in Today’s Political Climate

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Veep” Shines in Today’s Political Climate

Can politics be funny during politically divided times? Can it be thrilling? Do audiences really want to tune in to watch a show about the D.C. world for entertainment after being bombarded by the real thing 24/7 in the media? After all, isn’t television where we want to escape? These are questions any show-runner would […]

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“The Leftovers” Might be the Best TV of 2017

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
“The Leftovers” Might be the Best TV of 2017

The bar for 2017’s television masterpiece has just been raised thanks to the final season of HBO’s “The Leftovers.” After all, it certainly isn’t every day that you see a series be this creatively nimble and emotionally powerful. But can anyone really be surprised? When you have a masterful storyteller such as Damon Lindelof is at […]

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