You see? This is why people hate lawyers. Double dealing! Excessive use of pay phones! Really bad wigs! Episode 3 of Better Call Saul, Nacho, had it all. So, Vince Gilligan is having fun with timelines. Our “present day” for the series is 2002, but we’re getting flashbacks to really oversized mobile phones and a […]
A lack of compassion can be as much a curse as an excess of tears. Despite quite a lot of running around, a fake kiss, a real proposal, and a diagnosis of cancer for poor Isis, it seemed like not a lot happened in Downton Abbey episode 5.07. I mean, this season has been a […]
Woe to them that call evil good and good evil. –Proposition Joe My very best friend Albert watched The Wire from the beginning–either when it originally aired, or as soon as each season became available on DVD–and has been telling me about it ever since. He’s watched many other series since that time, and has […]
Every viewer of Outlander comes to the community with a vastly different background and set of expectations. Millions of novels have been sold, including the corollary Lord John series and several ancillary novellas and short stories, the graphic novel The Exile, and The Outlandish Companion. Many viewers have read them; many have not. Many read the books in hardcover years […]
As The Walking Dead returns with episode 5.09, What Happened and What’s Going On, the survivors seek safety in a gated community, we encounter some old friends (and enemies), and we say goodbye to someone we loved. Welcome back to the fight — and if you’re not okay with spoilers, please stop reading now.
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 […]
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 […]
Watching The Inheritance … Betty calls Gloria a silly woman, which is exactly what Henry’s mother calls Betty two seasons later.