Reviews > TV
Doctor Who: Series 9 Episode 10 - “Face the Raven”

Trap streets and teleport bracelets abound in this week's stand-out installment, with writer Sarah Dollard delivering the first masterpiece of the Capaldi era.

READ more
Gotham: Season 2, Episode 9 - “A Bitter Pill to Swallow”

Returning to a characteristically meandering, unfocused plot, this week's Gotham is at least punctuated by the promise of a fiendish friendship.

READ more
iZombie: Season 2, Episode 7 - “Abra Cadaver”

The humor in the episode works precisely because it feels like the show is taking a breath in the middle of a season that’s been unapologetically serious and bleak, despite its moments of humor and silliness.

READ more
American Horror Story - Hotel: Season 5, Episode 7 - “Flicker”

Despite introducing yet another plot line, this is actually a well-done episode that explains both the Countess's origins and her connection to the infamous Hotel Cortez, even while the other storylines flounder.

READ more
Blindspot: Season 1, Episode 9 - “Authentic Flirt”

Despite an absurd premise, near-impossible coincidences, and lazy writing, Blindspot remains at least somewhat watchable.

READ more
The Flash: Season 2, Episode 7 - “Gorilla Warfare”

"Gorilla Warfare" is all about a talking gorilla with telepathic powers, a woman with hawk wings, and a doorway that leads to alternative dimensions, that happens to also be a carefully crafted human drama.

READ more
Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episodes 8-9 - “Birth” / “The Bear King”

Despite the best of intentions, Storybrooke is becoming less and less compelling.

READ more
Arrow: Season 4, Episode 6 - “Lost Souls”

Ray Palmer is alive and in trouble, but does Oliver even care?

READ more
Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 4 - “Livewire”

A cool villain and the marvelous Calista Flockhart weren't quite enough to save this episode from the family drama and boring backstory that threaten to bring this series down to earth.

READ more
The Good Wife: Season 7, Episode 7 - “Driven”

Through the years, Alicia has figured out what she always needed to learn. And now that she's learned it... .

READ more
Doctor Who: Series 9, Episode 9 - “Sleep No More”

Horror-lite or mad scientist thriller? "Sleep No More" straddles genres like a jockey riding two horses at once.

READ more
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 7 - “Chaos Theory”

"Chaos Theory" offers a narrative fork in the road by reinventing Lash's backstory.

READ more
American Horror Story - Hotel: Season 5, Episode 6 - “Room 33”

In another stalled mid-season episode, we find out what makes the Countess tick and why motherhood is so damn difficult despite all the modern amenities of back-alley abortions, vampirism, and nannies.

READ more
The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 7 - “Zal Bin Hasaan”

Mozhan Marnò’s turn as Samar Navabi stands out among an outstanding ensemble cast; now, if only Jon Bokenkamp can figure out what the hell to do with Elizabeth Keen.

READ more
Gotham: Season 2, Episode 8 - “Tonight’s the Night”

Barbara’s back, baby, crazy and completely captivating; it’s about time!

READ more
The Frankenstein Chronicles: Series 1, Episode 1 - “A World Without God”

The Frankenstein Chronicles is not a lumbering monster, but a finely crafted, dark Georgian mystery.

READ more
Empire: Season 2, Episodes 5-6 - “A High Hope for a Low Heaven” / “True Love Never”

By introducing new plot lines and dramatic twists and turns without ever really capitalizing on the ones already set up, Empire's offering too many loose ends and half-developed characters about whom it's incredibly difficult to care.

READ more
Blindspot: Season 1, Episode 8 – “Persecute Envoys”

How long can Blindspot rely on unbelievable coincidence and a fantasy plot to keep the audience intrigued?

READ more
iZombie: Season 2, Episode 6 - “Max Wager”

“Max Wager” continues to build on a season that’s clearly shaping up to be better than the last.

READ more
The Flash: Season 2, Episode 5 - “Enter Zoom”

When Zoom parades the Flash's fallen body around Central City in the latest episode of The Flash, I know that the hero is going to rise again; it's still a gut punch.

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' (1969)

// Short Ends and Leader

"The two Steves at Double Take are often mistaken for Paul Newman and Robert Redford; so it's appropriate that they shoot it out over Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

READ the article