Girls: “Hostage Crisis” Season 6 Episode 2 Review

“Hostage Crisis” is one of those episodes of Girls that puts the show into an identity crisis. Since the start of season two, Lena Dunham has seemed incapable of deciding what Girls‘ tone should be. Is

Big Little Lies: “Somebody’s Dead” Series Premiere Review

HBO’s star-studded, suburban mini-series is equal parts intriguing character drama and soapy guilty pleasure.

Homeland: “Casus Belli” Season 6 Episode 5 Review

Up to this point, season six had been introducing a lot of interesting ideas, but not quite connecting them in any meaningful way. But, with a single explosion, Carrie’s job, the President-elect’s

Oscars 2017: Reviewing the Live-Action Shorts

Each year, ShortsHD releases the Oscar-nominated short films in theaters, and each year this release serves as a reminder of the true magnificence of the world of film. Played together, these shorts

Oscars 2017: Reviewing the Animated Shorts

The short categories at the Oscars are frequently overlooked by mass audiences, but there’s obviously lots to love within them, hence the recognition. This year, the animated shorts category is a varied

Star Wars Rebels: “Legacy of Mandalore” Season 3 Episode 14 Review

Following “Trials of the Darksaber,” not to mention the month between due to Disney XD’s poor scheduling, is an impossible task. Sabine coming into her own was long overdue, but effortless in

Top 10 Movies of 2016

Circa early October, 2016 seemed like one of the worst years of cinema I could ever remember. There were some great efforts prior to October, several of which made this list, but

Arrow: “Spectre of the Gun” Season 5 Episode 13 Review

How many mass shooting have occurred in Star City since Oliver Queen put on the hood and started shooting people with arrows? What makes the one in “Spectre of a Gun” stand

Legion: “Chapter 2” Season 1 Episode 2 Review

Legion‘s second episode was likely a lot closer to what we can expect from routine episodes of the series. Getting away from the shock and awe of the brilliant pilot, there’s still

Homeland: “A Flash of Light” Season 6 Episode 4 Review

With the groundwork laid, “A Flash of Light” could be a major turning point for season six. My hope is that, just as the show did after season four’s game-changing “From A