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Transparent (2014) – Amazon’s Entry into the TV Drama Scene is a Rousting, Mind-bending Success


It took me a little bit of time to fully dive into Transparent, but Jeffrey Tambour’s performance was so incredible and all the writing was so perfect that I thoroughly enjoyed it end to end. What I especially appreciated is … Continue reading

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Rick and Morty S1 (2014) – Deliriously Incredible Must-See Cartoon


OK, so perhaps those with strict moral codes and closed minds should avoid Rick and Morty because it tends to draw WAY outside the lines. But if you enjoy to be pushed the the limits of your imagination and moral … Continue reading

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The Blacklist S02 (2014, 2015) – Fed up with Lizzie


I really liked The Blacklist S01. I really like James Spader’s Reddington (and the Red aspects of his Ultron), but this second season seemed a bit slipshod. It seemed to go on forever and repeat the tired themes of, Oh … Continue reading

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Montage of Heck (2015) – Fascinating yet terrifying intimate look at icon Kurt Corbain


Wow. I was already impressed by the previous Brett Morgen rockumentary Some Kind of Monster, but this one was even more moving and insightful. Kurt Corbain is probably the most enigmatic figure of my formative adult years and of many … Continue reading

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Better Call Saul S01 (2015) – The Back Story of Slipping’ Jimmy


It was probably really hard to make a followup to the epic Breaking Bad.  Despite the high expectations and lower stakes, Better Call Saul delivered an interesting story told with the same high quality camera work and incredible writing not … Continue reading

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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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