Another ten-episode offering from Netflix. It’s bittersweet, since the series has been cancelled. Originally, the series was supposed to end at Season 4, but the pandemic screwed up all sorts of timetables and schedules, and, if what I’ve read today is true, the fourth season was eighty-sixed entirely. I’m secretly hoping this is another Internet […]Read more "GLOW: Season 3 — a review"
I have been a fan of the author Joe Hill for years now. I read his unique and effective debut horror novel Heart-Shaped Box first, which led me to his short story collection 20th Century Ghosts. I loved both of these works. You won’t read reviews of either here because this was all before I […]Read more "NOS4A2: Season 2 — a review"
Let’s get it out there, right in front. No Fitz. Almost no May. That’s nearly a “New Deal” breaker. See what I did there? Dad jokes. I got ’em. I also have a love-hate relationship with time travel stories that I’ve documented somewhere before, in what I choose to call the past (you see, time […]Read more "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 7 Premiere “The New Deal”"
The final eight episodes of Season 6 of Netflix’s amazing animated series BoJack Horseman are scheduled to drop on January 26, 2020. This review is for the first eight episodes of the last season. Those of you who still dismiss animated shows as kiddie fare haven’t been watching this one, which pairs anthropomorphized animals and […]Read more "BoJack Horseman: Season 6 (Part One) — a review"
I’m writing this review (or at least this first sentence) just moments after watching the season, and series, finale of the CW’s iZombie, “All’s Well that Ends Well.” Even before I watched the episode I thought this was a bold choice for an episode title. I mean, what if it didn’t end well? Series […]Read more "iZombie: Season 5 — a review"
The heart of the series New Girl has always been the relationship between Jessica Day (Zooey Deschanel) and Nick Miller (Jake Johnson). As we enter the last season of the program—after a three year time jump—it seems that the will-they-or-won’t-they plot that has threaded its way through the series has finally settled on will-they […]Read more "New Girl: Season 7 — a review"