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TV REVIEW: ‘Succession’ – ‘Celebration’

| June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Succession’ – ‘Celebration’

Spoilers for Season 1, Episode 1 of ‘Succession’ will be discussed.  As far as cut-throat political television dramas go, my reach is somewhat limited to the likes of Netflix’s renowned “House of Cards.” While the former might now be facing a shaky reception as it gears up to enter its final season without the once-profound […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Les Écorchés’

| June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Les Écorchés’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 7 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. Startling revelations came at full force in the latest episode of HBO’s “Westworld,” as the loose ends of Season 1 began to string together. As the unexpected return of Westworld co-founder Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) pitched the […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Phase Space’

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Phase Space’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 6 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. The questions continued this week, as the sixth episode of HBO’s acclaimed drama escalated its handful of storylines to intriguing new heights. As Maeve and her company embarked out of Shogun World and into the depths of […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Akane No Mai’

| May 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Akane No Mai’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 5 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. In one of the most anticipated episodes of its second season, Shogun World arrived in full force as the fifth episode of “Westworld” introduced us to yet another dazzling, deadly and highly mysterious new park. As the […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘The Riddle of the Sphinx’

| May 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘The Riddle of the Sphinx’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 4 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. Before the show takes a bold turn in both genre and setting in next week’s episode, venturing deep into Shogun World in a Japanese-dubbed mystery, “Westworld” continued its central plotlines further towards startling revelation in this week’s […]

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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: ‘Altered Carbon’ is glorified and pulpy sci-fi fodder with little lasting substance

| March 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Altered Carbon’ is glorified and pulpy sci-fi fodder with little lasting substance

From creator Laeta Kalogridis, who has penned scripts for everything from bold psycho-thrillers like 2010’s “Shutter Island” to more lackluster endeavors like 2015’s “Terminator Genisys,” comes the writer’s first major leap into television with her ambitious adaptation, “Altered Carbon.” Blazing forward with an enigmatic cyberpunk aesthetic to rival that of “Blade Runner,” the latest series to hit the […]

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The Ten Best Television Shows of 2017

| December 23, 2017
The Ten Best Television Shows of 2017

2017 has been a whirlwind of a year for the world and that is visible on the small-screen, proving that we still live in the Golden Age of Television, even if it wasn’t the strongest year of the era. With literally hundreds of shows across dozens of networks and streaming platforms, it’s simply impossible to […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Marvel’s The Punisher’ revels in the unnerving echoes of war

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Marvel’s The Punisher’ revels in the unnerving echoes of war

Marking the fifth character to gain their own solo series aboard the Netflix-Marvel vessel, a collaboration that has given comic-book fans a mostly-satisfying peek inside the darker realms of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Marvel’s The Punisher” rolled in with guns blazing and its humanity to bare as it delved into the haunting affairs of ex-Marine-turned-vigilante […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Friends From College’ Season 1 – Cracking Lifeless Jokes in Familiar Breathing Space

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Friends From College’ Season 1 – Cracking Lifeless Jokes in Familiar Breathing Space

As the streaming service known as Netflix continues to soar high with the majority of their original programming — from ‘Orange Is the New Black’ and ‘Narcos’ to more recent hits in ’13 Reasons Why’ and the numerous Marvel series — retaining popular acclaim, I wasn’t as hesitant as I probably should’ve been hopping into […]

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2017 Emmy Nominations Released

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
2017 Emmy Nominations Released

The medium of television and the way viewers consume it has drastically changed over the past few years, but most people can agree that the quality of the shows has increased. In this “Golden Age of Television,” there are literally hundreds of series and performers, but very few actually receive recognition when Emmy season rolls […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Master of None’ Season 2 – The Perfect Show for the Foodie Romantic in Us All

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Master of None’ Season 2 – The Perfect Show for the Foodie Romantic in Us All

With Season 1 of comic Aziz Ansari’s unique creation in Netflix’s ‘Master of None’ delivering a slick and experimental dissection of everything from modern dating to racial stereotypes, this month gave us yet another sensational season of Ansari’s quirky yet masterful satire. Diving further into the show’s central characters, from Ansari’s lovable actor-turned-pasta-chef Dev to […]

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