Better Things: “Only Women Bleed” Season 1 Finale Review

Better Things aspires to show the life of a single mother trying to balance three kids, her career, her social life, and whatever the hell else comes up on a daily basis. It’s

You’re the Worst: “Talking to Me, Talking to Me” Season 3 Episode 10 Review

A seemingly typical You’re the Worst reveals its darker nature with a surprise ending.

Arrival Review: An Elegant and Powerful Tale of Communication

It’s been a rough year. Divisions in our country and around the world pose humanity as an argumentative species with no chance of compromise. Whatever side you fall on, humanity as a

Arrow: “So It Begins” Season 5 Episode 6 Review

Prometheus’ official entrance into Team Arrow’s lives is upon us, and it makes for one of the better episodes of this so far very shaky season. As the flashbacks hurdle (or flounder)

South Park: “Oh, Jeez” Season 20 Episode 7 Review

On a technical level, “Oh, Jeez” is incredibly impressive. South Park‘s previous election episodes, airing just 24 hours after the results, had just a couple scenes, or even just one, that actually referred

Hacksaw Ridge Review: Contradicting Forms of Heroism

The great contradiction of Mel Gibson’s true, peace-loving war film is the grotesque violence he unleashes in the film’s several viscerally difficult battle scenes. Hacksaw Ridge has some of most arrestingly filmed

Westworld: “The Adversary” Season 1 Episode 6 Review

Now we’re talkin’. Though it rushed some significant narrative leaps, “The Adversary” was the episode of Westworld I’ve been waiting for, and it’s all thanks to Maeve. Conscious and in control behind the scenes,

Loving Review: Trials of Love In a World Full of Hate

Many of the films worth remembering about racial tension, and there are a great many, subscribe to one of two tones. First, there are the warm, Hollywood stories of people coming together

Divorce: “Mediation” Season 1 Episode 4 Review

Robert has a downward spiral, and things start to get really interesting.

Which Superhero Movie Won 2016?

This year was more populated with superhero movies than any before it. The Marvel Cinematic Universe continued its slow takeover of Hollywood while Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox tried to keep