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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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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 S05 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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