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Month: April 2020

Review: A ‘Parks and Recreation’ Special

Parks and Recreation is one of the best series NBC has ever carried. For six seasons, we were given a peek inside the interworkings of city hall in Pawnee, Indiana. We grew to admire Leslie Knope for her convictions and giggle…

Review ‘Upload’ Season 1

Upload is the perfect blend of serious and silly while challenging audiences to examine the deepest of issues. Creator/writer Greg Daniels has weaved in a slight first-person feel to the series while crafting some of his best work to date….

Review: ‘Autism: The Sequel’ Truth and Hope

Autism: The Sequel is a fantastic follow-up to the 2007 documentary Autism: The Musical. Both films document 5 children diagnosed with Autism and their families. All of these children cross paths due to their involvement in The Miracle Project. For those who…

Review: ‘Hollywood’ Season 1

Hollywood is a very sleek and stylized look at the unfair practices studios engaged in during the Golden Age of film. This latest creation from the mind of Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan is ambitious, attempting to address a myriad of…

Review: ‘I Know This Much Is True’

I Know This Much Is True is riddled with dramatic tension highlighted by a career-defining performance from Mark Ruffalo. This six-part series based on Wally Lamb’s critically acclaimed novel starts on HBO May 10th. The subject matter is extremely difficult to…

Review: ‘Run’ Episode 3 Billy’s Truth

Run was much better this week than it was last week. While the 2nd episode made little sense to most people, the 3rd episode filled many holes and gave some connective tissue to the series. We finally understand why Billy is…

Review: ‘Penny Dreadful: City of Angels’ Episode 1

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels kicked off on Sunday night and reminded everyone just how undervalued Natalie Dormer is as an actress. She owns every scene she’s in and shows a versatility onscreen, which enhances this new Penny Dreadful storyline.  Is this new…

Review: ‘Killing Eve’ Season 3 Episode 3

Killing Eve kicked things up 18 notches in episode 3 of the new season as the mystery behind Kenny’s death deepens, and Villanelle finds Eve in London. That went as well as one could expect. One thing that’s striking about this…

Review: ‘Westworld’ Episode 7

Westworld certainly took anyone’s claims that this new season was unclear and blew that out of the water on Sunday night. Fans finally saw exactly who Caleb was and what role he will play in what’s to come this season. We…

Review: ‘The Last Dance’ Episode 3 and 4

The Last Dance debut drew excellent ratings. According to ESPN, a total of 6.1 million people checked out the first two episodes of this ten-part series, which chronicles the Chicago Bulls last championship run. While the first two episodes dedicated their…