American Gods: “The Bone Orchard” Series Premiere Review

As the golden age of television soldiers on, we’re starting to see auteurs emerge in the same way that the likes of Francis Ford Coppola, Steven Spielberg, and Martin Scorsese did in

A Dark Song Review: Simple But Effective Genre Fare

Stripped down and utterly devoid of fluff, A Dark Song is a very accessible sort of occult horror film. Resisting the urge for a jump scare induced cold open, the film opens with the

Dear White People Season 1 Review: A Flame-Igniting Masterpiece of Character and Structure

I don’t think there’s a soul on the planet who couldn’t benefit from watching Netflix’s inaugural season of this film-to-television adaptation. Black, white, man, woman, gay, straight, young, old, woke, sheltered, there’s

Arrow: “Dangerous Liaisons” Season 5 Episode 19 Review

If there is one undeniable truth about Arrow, it’s that the climaxes of each season have generally been strong by the show’s standards, which makes “Dangerous Liaisons” placed very strangely within the season.

Fargo: “The Principle of Restricted Choice” Season 3 Episode 2 Review

The brilliance of Fargo has long been the value it places on every character’s perspective. That was true of the movie, the first two season’s of Noah Hawley’s version, and now the third, which

Better Call Saul: “Sunk Costs” Season 3 Episode 3 Review

For all that happens within it, “Sunk Costs” was an astoundingly fast episode of Better Call Saul, at least compared with the first two episodes of the season. But a lot of the

Veep: “Library” Season 6 Episode 2 Review

Veep moves in the right direction by giving Selina a post-presidential purpose, but it still suffers from its characters being too scattered.

Feud: Bette and Joan: “You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends?” Season 1 Finale Review

Bette and Joan closes out its story with a devastatingly beautiful finale.

The Leftovers: “Don’t Be Ridiculous” Season 3 Episode 2 Review

I don’t think there’s a character on TV right now I love more than Nora Durst. The revelations about her and her psyche in “Don’t Be Ridiculous” more than re-affirm that. Season

Fargo: “The Law of Vacant Places” Season 3 Premiere Review

After a mood-setting prologue in 1988 Berlin, the third season premiere of FX’s anthology series Fargo-ifies the classic opening wedding scene from The Godfather. This twenty minute sequence introduces us to a number of the characters, all