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Monday, January 27, 2020

“Happy Together” proves why the network sitcom formula needs to change

Who would have thought that after critical and box office success that was “Dunkirk”, Harry Styles’ next project was executive-producing a TV series that’s so unimaginative that we’ll all collectively add it to the...

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”...

“Community: Cooperative Polygraphy” Review

Thankfully, “Cooperative Polygraphy” addressed a few of the concerns I’ve had with this season of “Community” so far, namely the splitting of the group and the lack of emotional connection. This episode was a...

“Orphan Black: Governed As It Were By Chance” Review

Unsurprisingly, “Governed As It Were By Chance” picks up right where the last episode left off — with Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) and Dyad lackey Daniel (Matthew Bennett) in a car crash. What is surprising,...

“Community: App Development and Condiments” Review

On “Community” this week, we’re back to focusing on the original members of the study group: Annie (Alison Brie), Abed (Danny Pudi), Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown), Jeff (Joel McHale), and Britta (Gillian Jacobs) —...

“Community: Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality” Review

Now that the Olympics are over, “Community” is back, but I’m not sure this was the best episode to come back with. It’s good that the show is trying to work in its new characters...

“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...

‘The World According to Jeff Goldblum:’ an unorthodox, oddball docuseries

The long-anticipated release of Disney Plus excited Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic fans alike. Starting at just $7 a month, Disney Plus has officially entered the ever growing competition between streaming services....

Superheroes: The fight between television and film

The superhero genre has become a staple in today’s film and television industry. It’s become the driving force of contemporary blockbusters, with many of them becoming the highest-grossing movies every summer. Marvel and DC...

“Orphan Black: To Hound Nature in Her Wanderings” Review

“To Hound Nature in Her Wanderings” opens on what was for me the best part of the episode — the Helena and Sarah (both played by Tatiana Maslany) road trip. I wouldn’t have complained...