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Scream: The TV Series

TV REVIEW: Scream | Blog

When a lone woman in an elaborate home receives a mysterious phone call near the beginning of the Scream TV series, dosage fans of the cinematic series should know what they’re in for. The new MTV show has clearly been inspired and built with...

Fresh off the Boat Poster

TV Review: Fresh off the Boat | Blog

Sitcoms like The Wonder Years, more about That 70s Show, shop and The Goldbergs partly thrive as celebrations of the decade in which they were set. Like the dramatic AMC hit Mad Men, these shows use their historical setting as a backdrop for the...

The Comeback Season 2

TV REVIEW: The Comeback | Blog

Nine years ago, visit web the character Valerie Cherish graced us with her presence in the HBO comedy The Comeback. Played by Lisa Kudrow (doing her career-best work), Cherish was a struggling actress hoping for a career revival with both a new...

TV REVIEW: The Newsroom | Blog

The Newsroom, buy information pills Aaron’s Sorkin’s intellectually-driven HBO drama about a fictional news organization that strives for principles above ratings, has finally hit its stride in its third season. It’s unfortunate that this...

Homeland Season 4

Homeland Season 4 Review | Blog

For long-term fans of the Showtime drama Homeland (including myself), visit this a complete storytelling reboot of the series seemed necessary after the show’s uneven third season. The first season of the show was one of the best opening...

Forever

Forever Review | Blog

“My life is just like yours except for one small difference. It never ends.” So states Dr. Henry Morgan (Ioan Gruffudd), doctor the lead in the new drama Forever, page which premieres tonight on ABC. The show follows the familiar trend of...

Homeland Season 3 Episode 4 Review | Blog

“I’m a professional. I’m paid to make arguments, online not wave a flag.” -Benett After last week’s disappointing episode of Homeland, it felt like nearly anything would be an improvement. But the latest episode—entitled “Game...

Homeland Season 3 Episode 2 Review | Blog

“She didn’t lose it. We did that to her.” –Peter Quinn So notes Quinn (Rupert Friend) in one of this  episode’s most heartfelt remarks. At the end of the third season’s premiere (last week’s episode), prescription Saul (Mandy...

Homeland Season 3 Episode 1 Review | Blog

The third season of Homeland premiered last night with a quiet but powerful episode entitled “Tin Man is Down.” Skipping ahead to 58 days after the CIA explosion decimated the intelligence agency’s headquarters, sale this episode featured...