Category: Entertainment

Reviews of movies and television shows, and possibly novels.

The Magicians

I binge-watched season 1 of The Magicians over the last few days on Netflix. If you ever wanted something of a cross between an adult Harry Potter and the post-modern, self-referential film genre (like...

Fixing The Glut of DVDs

If you’re like me, you like TV and movies. And when you find a movie franchise or a TV show you really like, buying the DVDs so you can re-watch a favorite whenever you...

Riverdale

I am not a fan of comic books, although I do enjoy the stories when told in other media (films, tv shows) because they are generally more entertaining and less predictable than other genres....

TV Fall 2016: Verdicts on New Shows

In previous posts I gave you my initial impressions about new shows and the general themes and schedules of the Big 4 networks. After a month or more of binge-watching, here are my verdicts:...

TV Fall 2016: Sundays

No new shows are starting on Sunday this fall that gain my interest even a little bit. Instead, it’s status quo with the following: Once Upon a Time begins Season 6 with two primary...

TV Fall 2016: Fridays

Fridays were TGIF during my childhood, when networks really tried to put interesting, family-friendly scripted shows on the schedule. That has long since passed, and now reality television and low-rated fare dominate. The said,...

TV Fall 2016: Thursdays

Thursdays used to be Must See TV and are now “Thank God It’s Thursday” as ABC dramas draw the most viral online attention (even if it is not always reflected in the ratings). A...