Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

TV Reviews

  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Why the Best Pop Culture References 'Community' Can Make Are To Itself

    If you revisit the first episode of "Community," there's surprisingly little indication of how amazingly strange the show would become, and certainly no clue that three seasons it would come to include a stop-motion holiday special, three epic installments based on paintball competitio...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    'You should read the rest of that poem': 'Mad Men' Covets Its Neighbor's Everything

    "Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!" --"Ozymandias," Percy Bysshe Shelley

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    1

    Recap; 'Game Of Thrones' Episode 7 Tries To Redeem The Lannisters, But Drops The Ball With Some Sorcery

    If there's anything that unites the golden age of cable drama in the last decade or so, it's the way that their characters -- often the ones you're meant to be rooting for -- are responsible for some truly terrible, terrible things. On even the best network dramas -- "The Good Wife," to name probabl...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    4 comments
    tweet
    30

    How the 'Fringe' Season Finale Rewarded the Obsessives in the Audience

    Of all the jobs in the television industry, there can’t be many more challenging than editing the “Previously on...” montage before an episode of 'Fringe.' In its four seasons, the most recent of which concluded on Friday, the show has built up a staggeringly complex backst...

    Read More »
  • Press Play
    7 comments
    tweet
    9

    GAME OF THRONES RECAP 7: A MAN WITHOUT HONOR

    What makes for a great "Game Of Thrones" episode? What stories can it tell that could put it on the rarefied level of, say, HBO’s holy trinity of "The Sopranos," "Deadwood," and "The Wire"? I’m not sure how I would have answered this question before seeing “A Man Without Honor.”

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    6 comments
    tweet
    4
  • Press Play
    17 comments
    tweet
    8

    MAD MEN RECAP 8: DARK SHADOWS

    "I’m thankful that I have everything I want, and that no one else has anything better."

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    11 comments
    tweet
    3

    Review: Sexual Harassment & Heartbreak Dominate Another Uneven Episode Of 'Girls'

    If last week saw "Girls" slip into sitcom territory, this latest episode again sees Lena Dunham and co. delivering another somewhat uneven offering, one that again finds Hannah (Dunham) and Marnie (Allison Wlliams) as the central focus, while Jessa (Jemima Kirke) and Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) are rele...

    Read More »
  • Press Play
    10 comments
    tweet
    10

    GIRLS RECAP 5: HARD BEING EASY

    More like "Hard Writing Consistently." What *was* that?

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    4 comments
    tweet
    18

Recent Posts


  • Al Jazeera America, Kartemquin Films ...Shadow and Act
  • Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Laura' .../Bent
  • Steven Spielberg Adds Religious Drama ...The Playlist