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Category: Season Reviews

Westworld: ‘Kiksuya’ Review

Westworld’s largely non-linear plot structure is one of the reasons the series stands out amongst a sea of other high-quality dramas, but it can work to the show’s detriment when not handled effectively.  This leads to the only negative aspect of this week’s episode as it kills almost any momentum that the series built up ...

Legion: ‘Chapter 18’ Review

Legion has taken a dark turn that brings the world of the show closer to the dystopian future that has been glimpsed in past episodes.  As David’s plan against the Shadow King comes to fruition, fans are left to question if the final outcome will lead to the birth of something far worse. The big ...

Westworld: ‘Les Ecorches’ Review

  Westworld’s slow-paced, non-linear methodical storytelling in season 2 has paid off perfectly in last night’s episode  All the various threads that audiences have been following for the previous six weeks have finally begun to converge in an explosive and emotional episode that deepens the show’s overarching mysteries. The most notable element of this episode ...

Legion: ‘Chapter 17’ Review

Last night’s episode on Legion revealed more of what David has planned for the Shadow King and built towards the arch-rivals' final confrontation this season.  It did so by focusing on the supporting characters that were only seen sparingly in 'Chapter 16', in a slow-paced story that both moves the plot forward and allows for ...

Westworld: ‘Phase Space’ Review

Last night's episode builds off of 'The Riddle of the Sphinx' cliffhanger after a the series took a brief detour in the previous episode to Shogun World. 'Phase Space' opens with a reversal of the usual dynamic between Bernard and Dolores, as she takes control of their meeting and runs her own tests on her ...

Legion: ‘Chapter 16’ Review

In Legion’s most mind-bending episode yet, David and Syd evaluate their relationship while the Shadow King gets closer to finding his missing body.  The visuals in this episode alone make it worth watching, with amazing scene transitions, beautiful scenery and bizarre yet poignant interludes.  The opening moments with Ptonomy in the mainframe were especially fun ...

Westworld: ‘Akane no Mai’ Review

Westworld has ventured into new territory with last night’s ‘Akane no Mai’, as a group of characters have found themselves in another area of the vast theme park, Shogun World.  The episode expanded the world’s mythology and offered new insights into the awakening being experienced by the park’s hosts, namely Dolores and Maeve. The opening ...

‘13 Reasons Why’ Season 2 Review

A show that garnered as much controversy as it did critical acclaim, 13 Reasons Why took the world by storm when it debuted way back in March of 2017. The series about a teenager who commits suicide and then explains her decision posthumously through a series of recorded tapes — split off into two sections ...

‘Black Lightning’ Season 1 Review

After consistent disappointment from the CW’s offering of superhero shows, Black Lightning served as a breath of fresh air.  A thought-full and well written series with amazing performances, Black Lightning is the type of show that makes the over-saturated genre seem relevant and worth paying attention towards. The basic premise of show is that high-school ...

Archer: Danger Island: ‘Strange Pilot Part 1’ Review

**Warning: this post contains spoilers for Season 9 Episode 1 of Archer: Danger Island - read at your own risk** Someone better call Kenny Loggins because we are about to enter the DANGER ZONE! Yes, after a long year of waiting the gang is finally back together on the small screen, giving us another season of ...

‘Lost in Space’ Season 1 Review

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos This early review is spoiler free and is based on the entire ten episode season provided by Netflix.  At the time of its original 1960’s release, Lost in Space was a bold and exciting new adventure for early American television despite falling into obscurity in later years. In an era that ...

‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Review

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Simply put, the first season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones was one of the best project’s produced on Netflix’s platform. The second entry into Marvel’s Netflix corner of their cinematic universe took audiences by storm as its darker, more thrilling story of a broken hero suffering from PTSD, abuse and alcoholism provided ...

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