Mindhunter – Mid Season Review

Does the principle of auteur theory apply to TV direction? In the past, people generally considered the writers and showrunners as the authorial voices...

Neil Gaiman’s Likely Stories deserves more attention

Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories - an anthology series based on the work of the English author - doesn't seem to be getting the attention...

Have you been following Halt and Catch Fire? Because you should.

By Stephen Porzio On the basis of its first season, one would never have thought AMC's Halt and Catch Fire - a series about the...

Gypsy: Wrap Up

Read Part One of Stephen Porzio's Gypsy review here. Gypsy began very promisingly. Its first two episodes - directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson - with their...

Gypsy: Naomi Watts goes 90s for Netflix

Gypsy - Netflix's latest offering - feels like an artsy but sleazy 90s thriller or a pulpy mystery novel. It's the type of story...

Glow: Season 1 Wrap Up

Part 2 of 2 (Read Part 1 here.) Recently - when discussing the first five episodes of Netflix's GLOW - I praised the series for...

GLOW-Mid-Season Review

GLOW sees Netflix and Orange is the New Black (OITNB) creator Jenji Kohan delivering another comedy-drama tackling racial and gender stereotypes, this time in...

The Keepers: Required Viewing (Netflix)

The Keepers (Netflix, May 2017) should  be required viewing for...everyone. This earth shattering and harrowing documentary series is something new and more graceful in...

Tom Hardy’s Taboo: Shovels and Keys, and a Man Back from the Dead

TABOO – Episodes 1-3 Directed by Kristoffer Nyholm  Starring Tom Hardy A crowd in London, circa 1814 gathers to bury a man everyone knew, but it seems, who...

The Simpsons’ First Season Rewatch: How America’s Family Changed TV’s Landscape

By David O'Shea I would not be the same person I am today if The Simpsons had never existed. I truly believe that. The influence...

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