Last week, Starz posted the announcement that the opening scene of Outlander’s mid-season return would air immediately before the Black Sails season 2 premiere on Saturday the 24th. The tactic electrified the salivating fan base, which is suffering the effects of “Droughtlander.” Here it is: This is a “teaser” clip if ever there was one. Some Highland scenery, some […]
I’m pleased and humbled to announce that Deborah, Roberta, and the effervescent Basket of Kisses powers that be have allowed me to be this site’s Outlander correspondent! Outlander is one of the best-received, critically-acclaimed, and highest-rated drama series debuts in the modern era of television. It’s also one of the most blogged and tweeted shows on […]
Somewhere in my holiday shopping I wound up with two free months of Amazon Prime. And then one of my best friends started watching, and then the Golden Globes, and then they had the 1-day everyone-can-watch-Transparent-for-free day on Saturday, and I could no longer resist. It’s so rare for me to bingewatch anything, especially a […]
Oh, we can beat them, forever and ever Then we could be heroes just for one day. In many ways I enjoyed this season more than the others. It was visually stunning; a general topic I didn’t think I’d enjoy but did, and it was more cohesive than most. But it was light on the […]
Television is glutted with comic book shows these days. From Agents of SHIELD to Arrow to The Flash to the host of supernatural-themed ones, it’s “this year’s candy pink refrigerator.” Into this mix steps Agent Carter. Boasting an excellent cast that includes Hayley Atwell in the title role she created in the first Captain America […]
Ida, a Polish film with English subtitles, has quietly been gaining attention as one of the must-see movies of the year, and has recently made the shortlist for Foreign Language Oscar. The film takes place in the early 1960s in Poland. We meet a young novitiate nun, Anna, an orphan, raised in the convent. The […]
Watching The Inheritance … Betty calls Gloria a silly woman, which is exactly what Henry’s mother calls Betty two seasons later.
This is what Peggy said to Stan in Mad Men episode 7.01, Time Zones: Well, I’m tired of fighting for everything to be better. You’re all a bunch of hacks who are perfectly happy with shit. Nobody cares about anything. No one wants things to be better? I got it. I’ll just stand out here, […]
In the winter finale of The Walking Dead, Coda, Rick shows security-guard Bob what community policing is all about. He pursues the suspect, issues a warning, apprehends him, explains the law, and then arrests him. Forever.