Category Archives: Television

Rick and Morty: “The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy” Season 3 Episode 5 Review

Rick and Morty has always done an admirable job pairing its characters and creating rich dynamics between them. The prospect of a Rick and Jerry solo mission sounds exciting for that very reason,

Game of Thrones: “Beyond the Wall” Season 7 Episode 6 Review

Has an episode of Game of Thrones before been so simultaneously exciting and frustrating? “Beyond the Wall” was an edge of your seat thrill ride that didn’t make a lick of sense. The

The Defenders Review: The Avengers This is Not

Five years ago, The Avengers marked a paradigm shift in blockbuster cinema. Three perfectly cast superheroes—Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth’s Thor, and Chris Evans’ Captain America—would come together after finding success in

Rick and Morty: “Vindicators 3: The Return of Worldender” Season 3 Episode 4 Review

Rick and Morty excels at dishing out harsh truths through its insane sci-fi lens. This week, Morty learned what heroes actually look like in a Saw parody that skewered the Marvel Cinematic

Rick and Morty: “Pickle Rick” Season 3 Episode 3 Review

I’m not typically one to make bold, sweeping claims in my reviews, but damn, “Pickle Rick” might just be the best episode of Rick and Morty. Top five at the very least. That’s

Game of Thrones: “The Spoils of War” Season 7 Episode 4 Review

The most fascinating question season seven has asked thus far is what kind of leader is Daenerys Targaryen is going to be should she win the Iron Throne. For a person with

Rick and Morty: “Rickmancing the Stone” Season 3 Episode 2 Review

It’s been almost four months to the day since season three had its surprise premiere on April Fools’ Day, which means that “Rickmancing the Stone” also pretty much qualifies as a season

Game of Thrones: “The Queen’s Justice” Season 7 Episode 3 Review

Game of Thrones had a somewhat bipolar return with the first two episodes, the first slowly catching us up to everyone’s whereabouts, the second dishing out information and character movements with the haste

Game of Thrones: “Stormborn” Season 7 Episode 2 Review

Last week, I was relieved when Game of Thrones maintained its methodical pace in the season premiere. “Stormborn” makes me think my relief came too soon. With the board formally set, the pieces are

Game of Thrones: “Dragonstone” Season 7 Premiere Review

Game of Thrones is nothing if not itself. The opening scene of season seven, a deeply satisfying, albeit very concerning, reversal on the Red Wedding is just the latest genocide in the show’s