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TV Series – Davedevil (2015) – Perhaps the best superhero TV so far


[As usual, I will try to avoid spoilers…] Marvel is on a hot streak and with the highly anticipated (but potentially disappointing) Avengers 2 on the horizon, they teamed up with Netflix and cast the convincing Charlie Cox as Matt … Continue reading

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Justified S06 (2015) – A Very Satisfying Goodbye to Raylan and Boyd


My favorite shows are falling like flies. The latest show to end a multiple season run was Justified, the Graham Yost produced story of Federal Marshal Raylan Givens pursuit of his sort -of-friend/arch-enemy Boyd Crowder. I have blogged about this … Continue reading

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Hannibal S01 and S02 (2013-2014) – Chillingly beautiful


I had a hard time getting into this critically acclaimed show but the payoff for having persisted is huge. The eternally elusive and gourmand Hannibal Lecteur (the future Hannibal the Cannibal of The Silence of the Lambs) is played with … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead S02 Part 2 (2015) – Alexandria, a new beginning?


The second half of S05 of The Walking Dead continues to improve the show by adding new depths to many of the characters while introducing a key new location and possible home for Team Rick. We are still unsure if … Continue reading

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Paris Expos: Velazquez – at the Grand Palais until 13 July 2015


For those that are already familiar with the Spanish master’s work, this exhibit is a wonderful voyage through his work in roughly chronological order but intelligently organized by the various themes he worked on. For those that are unfamiliar with … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: The Hobbit III – WTF was that?


I know I should have expected it, but this movie was actually worse and less satisfying than I feared it would be.  It was perhaps even worse than the first two abortive films in the series, The Hobbit I and The … Continue reading

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TV Series: Best Shows of 2014 (Updated)


There was a LOT of excellent television again in 2014. Making my list and rating each of the shows against each other is challenging. And let me also state that all the shows in the top 20 below were outstanding. … Continue reading

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