It really wasn’t much of a cliffhanger, was it? Seriously, did any of you think, when the Gallagher clan decided to murder Frank by tossing him off a bridge into the Chicago River at the end of Season 6, that Frank was going to die? Frank Gallagher, who is played to the hilt by award-winning […]Read more "Shameless: Season 7 — a review"
Season 4 of Shameless dares to go a little dark. We never expect things to go smoothly with the Gallaghers, our favorite family in Chicago’s South Side. And, they don’t this season either. We do expect things to remain entertaining, however. They do continue to entertain, but the drama this year, as I said at […]Read more "Shameless: Season 4 — a review"
You don’t need additional reasons to hate the character Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy). You’ll still get more reasons during Season 3, anyway. In most real ways, this Showtime series is about the Gallagher children, not about their father. Frank is more of a force of nature, existing primarily to complicate plots. Seldom are the […]Read more "Shameless: Season 3 — a review"
I should probably change my online moniker to “LateToTheParty.” [I checked: it’s already taken—go figure.] I’ve never watched the British comedy Shameless, which this Showtime series was based upon. So, don’t expect much in the way of compare-and-contrast in this review. If you love the original and think the Yank version is utter excrement, then […]Read more "Shameless: Season 1 — a review"