Category Archives: Reviews

The Craft of Learning An Art

I’ve been working on writing my first television pilot script recently. As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been busy doing all sorts of writing, but the pilot is the thing I’ve been focusing on a lot. I also … Continue reading

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A Year In Review… And A Turn to the Future

Well, 2016 has sucked. From way, way, way too many celebrity deaths (or at least ones I actually liked) to “democracy” gone awry at pretty much every turn to a host of other issues that have made this the “Worst. … Continue reading

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The Circle of… A Day In the… Final Four Words

The final four words of Netflix’s revival of the beloved TV show Gilmore Girls, which they subtitled A Year In the Life, are its creator Amy Sherman-Palladino’s culmination of the pop-cultural phenomenon. Some fans are angry at them, almost demanding a … Continue reading

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Strange Times, Mister Doctor

Having finally gotten around to seeing the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I have some thoughts on Doctor Strange. The Good The basic requirement of any medium of entertainment is entertainment. If you get bored during a movie … Continue reading

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In the Criminal Justice System…

Found guilty — at least in the press — of a crime they didn’t commit. Vilified in the media and public. Falsely accused. It makes for gripping drama. It also makes for tragic reality. I could just as easily be … Continue reading

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Netflix and Laugh

I’ve had Netflix for years. I don’t watch many movies using the service, but I do watch quite a bit of TV on it. I’ve been catching up on shows I never watched when they were first on, or re-watching … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Daredevil Review

As any regular reader (or anyone looking at the display of most-used tags will see), I’m a big fan of Marvel and the MCU world they’ve been building for the last eight years. I’ve enjoyed all the movies — by … Continue reading

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Captain America: Civil War or, Avengers: Dissension In the Ranks

Wow. I went in expecting to like the movie. I had very high hopes for Captain America: Civil War. Mostly, it lived up to them. Like other Marvel products of the MCU, it had a good mix of action, comedy, … Continue reading

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American Spies

I considered writing a review of the first episode new season of Game of Thrones for this week’s post. Or course I watched it and am eagerly awaiting the rest of the episodes. It’s interesting finally being in the dark … Continue reading

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The Wire: The Best Documentary Show In Drama

I’m years late to the party, but I just finished watching HBO’s The Wire. I’ve never seen a show like it, and it was fantastic. For those who haven’t seen it, it’s a police drama about trying to catch drug … Continue reading

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