I never expected to like a series such as The Crown, but the first season drew me in, and once it had me in its grasp, wouldn’t let me go. This is a finely wrought character drama based on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of England. Yes, that one. The one who still […]Read more "Netflix’s The Crown: Season 2 – a review"
It will come as no surprise to anyone who knows me that I loved the first season of The Punisher. You might have assumed that I would like it since I am an admitted former comic book geek, even though I’m a couple of decades out of the continuity. While this is true, I was […]Read more "Marvel’s The Punisher: Season 1: a review"
Stranger Things is a show for pop culture enthusiasts (a fancy way of saying “nerds”) created by pop culture enthusiasts. Since nerds are currently ruling the zeitgeist, it’s no wonder this Netflix original series has been a success. The second season did not disappoint. Season 2 introduces several new characters to the show, and […]Read more "Stranger Things: Season 2 – a review"
I’ll let you in on a secret. I’m not a binge-watcher. That’s not the secret. My secret is that I’m having to force myself to not binge-watch the second season of Stranger Things, the Netflix original written and directed by The Duffer Brothers that took streaming America by storm last year. As of […]Read more "Stranger Things: Season 2 Premiere “MADMAX” — a review"
A little over a week ago, while my wife and I took a train trip from Memphis to New Orleans, I watched Patton Oswalt’s new Netflix comedy special on my iPhone. Patton Oswalt is always funny. He is EveryNerd, and has a wry, self-deprecating sense of humor that I enjoy. I’m not new to Oswalt’s […]Read more "Netflix Original: Patton Oswalt: Annihilation – a review"