Renewed & Canceled
DVD Review - Episodes: The Complete First and Second Seasons
The Showtime/BBC Two co-production Episodes is the latest in a long line of self-reflexive television shows -- that is, TV shows about making TV shows. The series (Seasons 1 & 2 out on DVD today)..
Posted on: Jan 8th, 2013, 2:37 pm
Review: Elementary - 1.11 - "Dirty Laundry"
The new year means the anticipated return of CBS' "Elementary." Admittedly, it hasn't been on break for long, but it was missed -- does the new year debut live up to the previous installments? Read..
Posted on: Jan 4th, 2013, 3:04 pm
Fringe Series Finale Preview - A Plan For the End?
First thing's first: minor Fringe spoilers are ahead. That said, don't be too disappointed if they happen to be a bit vague. On with the show ... Recently, select members of the press had the..
Posted on: Dec 31st, 2012, 3:28 pm
Review: Top Chef - 10.08 - "Jalapeno Business"
Bam! Emeril Lagasse makes his return to "Top Chef" this week, pushing one competitor to finally reach for the brass ring and sending one of Dean Acheson's picks home. We open with an obscene..
Posted on: Dec 27th, 2012, 4:26 pm
Review: Doctor Who - Christmas Special - "The Snowmen"
Doctor Who's Christmas specials have a history of being rather uneven. For all the good holiday outings (2005's "The Christmas Invasion," 2010's "A Christmas Carol"), there have been plenty of dismal..
Posted on: Dec 25th, 2012, 9:32 pm
Review: Fringe - 5.10 - "Anomaly XB-6783746"
Fringe's fifth and final season has, so far, been a good one. As a whole, I've enjoyed it, and I tune in from week to week out of more than a sense of loyalty. I care what happens to the characters,..
Posted on: Dec 22nd, 2012, 9:36 pm
Review: Derren Brown: Apocalypse
"He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has."- Epictetus, AD 55–135This is the quote that opens Derren Brown: Apocalypse, a two-hour..
Posted on: Dec 22nd, 2012, 7:31 pm
Review: The League - 4.13 - "The Curse of Shiva"
FX's "The League" closes out the season with a bang, as the curse that's plagued the gang all season is lifted and presumably the Shiva namesake is retired. Pete vies for the title of Shiva Bowl..
Posted on: Dec 21st, 2012, 3:58 pm