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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Review

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

Lorelai and Rory are finally back. Check out our Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life review to see if the new show measures up. Sixteen years ago, Gilmore Girls — a show about a mother-daughter duo for the ages — were introduced. Their drama blossomed for six seasons under...

MacGyver Review Lucas Till as MacGyver


Lucas Tills stars as an action hero who chooses his intuition and imagination over guns and weapons to protest our nation in this reboot of the MacGyver television series. CBS’ Friday night staple Hawaii Five-0 is now in its seventh season and it’s still delivering...

Designated Survivor Kiefer Sutherland in Designated Survivor

Designated Survivor

Kiefer Sutherland stars as a Cabinet official who is thrust into the spotlight and into the Oval office in the new ABC drama Designated Survivor. Kiefer Sutherland has come a long way from Jack Bauer. On the long-running Fox drama 24, Sutherland played the tough-minded, driven...

This is Us Review Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore in This is Us

This is Us

This is Us is the rare family drama that we don’t often see on television anymore. Like Parenthood or Everwood, the show deals with some adult topics but keeps its focus on the struggles of different families. The concept is simple and straightforward: the show begins by...

Stranger Things Review

Stranger Things

The new Netflix drama Stranger Things is both a celebration of the 1980s pop culture and the Stephen King stories of yore. Reminiscent of E.T., Super 8 and Stand by Me, this enviable enterprise successfully tells its own unique and powerful story while staying rooted in so many...

Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2

Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2

In its first season, Fear the Walking Dead faced a difficult task  The prequel series to The Walking Dead began when the virus — that turned human beings into walkers (read: zombies) — was just starting to spread. Because of that, the drama’s first episodes started...

All the Way Review

All the Way (HBO Movie)

The new HBO film All the Way attempts to capture the power and personality of President Lyndon B. Johnson by focusing on two important periods of his presidency. The first period is right after then-Vice President Johnson is elevated to the presidency after Kennedy’s...