It's hard to miss Netflix's new dark comedy, Dead to Me. It has been top tile on my home page since it launched on May 3rd, and I am definitely not alone. With a star-studded cast including Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, and James Marsden, it feels more like a movie than a series. In fact, … Continue reading Will Dead to Me burn out?
Five years ago, "Broad City" perfectly captured millennial culture, the stress of being in your 20s, and finding your place in life. Just finishing its final season, the beloved comedy handed the torch to former "Saturday Night Live" head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider for their new series The Other Two. As Broad City's … Continue reading Comedy Central’s The Other Two captures 2019 perfectly
In mid-February, it felt like all anyone was talking about was Netflix’s new series The Umbrella Academy, so I had to check out the trailer. I was underwhelmed. Actually, upon learning that the series was about superheroes, I was completely checked out. I’m not really into superhero movies. But many people who’s television opinions I … Continue reading The Umbrella Academy: please don’t make me watch this
I think I just watched a perfect episode of television. Or, at least, the funniest, most self-aware, unique, and relevant episode of 2019 so far. What could that possibly be, you ask? The Season 5 premiere of Broad City’s, “Stories.” Comedy Central’s Broad City, created by and starring Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson made a … Continue reading Drop what you are doing and watch the Broad City Season 5 premiere
If you are on The Bachelor, it’s safe to assume you want to be on TV, right? Right. I don’t understand why the entire Internet is so shocked after learning that Cassie Randolph, one of Colton Underwood’s blonde suitors in Season 23 of The Bachelor, has been on another reality show. It was only a … Continue reading Are we surprised that Bachelor contestants want to be on TV?
I still haven’t watched Bird Box but I imagine America went into last night’s three-hour premiere of The Bachelor looking like the Sandra Bullock meme. Of the gazillion people I’ve talked to about Season 23’s bachelor Colton Underwood (yes, gazillion is a number and I know a gazillion people and have talked to them all … Continue reading Bachelor Season 23 Premiere: Where is Colton?
Raise your hand if you felt personally victimised by the 2004 film rendition of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. I know I did. As a child, these books were my obsession. Although dark, there is something so whimsical and addicting to Daniel Handler’s writing style. Things that are obvious to an adult, like … Continue reading A Series of Fortunate Events
When I began watching the BBC’s hit drama Bodyguard after the 6-episode season’s buzzy release to Netflix in October, I was immediately relieved and delighted to learn that it was as much a forbidden love story as a high stakes political conspiracy thriller. My excitement was not mirrored by most critics, who have derided the … Continue reading What kind of show does Bodyguard want to be?