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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

I Double “Daredevil” you to watch this

The nights of New York City are run amok with organized crime that ride or die in the drug business. That’s where the so called “Devil of Hell’s Kitchen,” the vigilante known as Daredevil,...

“Russian Doll” is an exclusive invitation to the world’s longest birthday party

Describing Netflix’s new series, “Russian Doll” as simply “good” would be doing it a huge disservice. Set in New York City, the series begins with software engineer, Nadia Vulvokov, staring at her reflection in...

“Community: Advanced Advanced Dungeons and Dragons” Review

In these reviews, I’ve frequently pointed out references and similarities to previous seasons of “Community.” I’ve yet to decide if all these callbacks are a good thing or not. On the one hand, the...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Halloween II” Review

It’s strange to me that two things I consistently like — Halloween and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” — just don’t seem to mix well together. Usually, I look forward to Halloween-themed episodes, but after “Halloween II,”...

“The Flash: The Reverse Flash Returns”

“The Flash” is now halfway through its second season and the stakes and drama are rising up for its inevitable conclusion and the second showdown between The Flash and the menacing speedster Zoom. Team...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “The Jimmy Jab Games” Review

After an Emmy-winning first season, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” has returned with a second season that to date has been hilarious and just as good as its first. Since school started so late, we’ll be starting...

“The Umbrella Academy” Proves Netflix Doesn’t Need Marvel to Make Great Superhero Shows

Following Netflix’s recent cancellations of all Marvel series, it was uncertain what superhero properties, if any, the streaming giant would replace them with.  Luckily, viewers didn’t have to wait long as, on Feb. 15,...

“Orphan Black: Nature Under Constraint and Vexed” Review

Canadian show “Orphan Black” had a fabulous freshman season, garnering award nominations and wins in both the U.S. and Canada. This included a Golden Globe nomination for lead actress Tatiana Maslany, which I was...

“Violet Evergarden” is an emotional spectacle of the human spirit

“I want to know what ‘I love you’ means,” are the words spoken by Violet Evergarden in the first episode of Kyoto Animation’s newest project of the same name. The 13-episode series, which was...

The ‘80s get a refreshing new twist in Netflix’s “Stranger Things”

The ‘80s were a time of magic and mystery in the film industry. With the likes of “Star Wars” and “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial,” films had a sense of adventure, awe and audiences with...