Category Archives: Television

The Bluths Meet the Skywalkers?

How have I missed this for three weeks?  It’s a brilliant cut and narration by Ron Howard, who brings together two of the best “family” franchises in a great way. I’ll be back later tonight for a quick review of … Continue reading

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“Goodbye Forever; See You Tonight”

So my friends and I are a chunk of the way through the “remixed” season four of Arrested Development.  “Fateful Consequences” is a re-edited version of the season that saw most of the key actors making individual episodes, which didn’t … Continue reading

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Season’s Endings

The spring season of television is coming to an end.  You can always tell because of the big Survivor finale, which is next Wednesday.  Tonight Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD came to a fifth season conclusion titled “The End” (just in … Continue reading

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The Passage (not Saved by the Bell)

One of the best contemporary fiction reading experiences I’ve had over the last few years was with Justin Cronin’s The Passage.  The book was one of those rare “first in a trilogy” books that was so well-done that a continuation … Continue reading

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The Real Business of the Infinity Gauntlet

Now that the Infinity Gauntlet is (or isn’t?) in play in Avengers: Infinity War, it’s time for the object of great power to get put to real use . . . particularly the use mentioned in this classic Parks and … Continue reading

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Where All Roads Lead?

There’s this semi-interesting online debate about whether Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD is the best superhero show on network television or the worst.  I’m not quite sure how I feel about the conversation.  While the show hasn’t quite fit the niche … Continue reading

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Run, Barry, Run (2018 Edition)

The Flash returned with new episodes last night.  And while it definitely had a “villain-of-the-week” vibe (as is often the case with superhero shows), it also had some nice, not-so-subtle moments that moved the story forward in interesting directions.  Marlize … Continue reading

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