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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

“Arrow” misses its target

The CW network has been on a streak of new and emerging hit shows that have brought new audiences to its television network with the emergence of action-oriented superhero-themed shows. The superhero genre that...

“Daredevil” dares to challenge the superhero film

Netflix has solidified itself as one of the best generators of original programming, rivalling the likes of modern powerhouses like AMC and HBO. No longer must cord-cutters leave their rooms to join their family...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine, “Payback” review

Honestly, I had trouble figuring out what to say in this review. “Payback” is a low-key episode of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” one that I doubt I’ll remember in the months to come. While “Beach House”...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Beach House” Review

At some point in time, all TV shows feature an episode that takes the characters out of their normal environment — for example, “Mixology Certification” in the second season of “Community” and “Hunting Trip”...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Stakeout” Review

Before we get started dissecting “Stakeout,” it’s imperative we talk about the cold open. As the episode starts, Captain Holt (Andre Braugher) is excited to receive his medal for the Giggle Pig bust, but...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “The Road Trip” Review

“The Road Trip” is a strange episode of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” in large part because the main plot isn’t about police work. While this has happened before on the show, the non-police episodes were generally...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “USPIS” Review

Even though it’s been consistently funny, this season of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” has been up-and-down for me in terms of enjoyment. Luckily, “USPIS” is an upswing. It’s an episode that’s funny, but since that humor...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Lockdown” Review

At the risk of hitting the point too hard, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” really needs to fix its problem with Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg). The fixation on Jake has been a theme throughout season two, and...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Jake and Sophia” Review

This week’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” reminded me why in spite of my recent misgivings over the show’s seeming lack of interest in character development I ultimately trust these writers. “Jake and Sophia” could have been...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “The Mole” Review

Truth be told, I didn’t want “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” to be too funny this week because I had a cold and it hurt to laugh, but I also didn’t want it to not be funny....