TV Review

House of Cards – The Second Season

It’s funny how a readjustment of expectations can drastically alter your enjoyment of a TV viewing experience. When House of Cards debuted its entire first season on Netflix in February 2013, the political series was being hailed as TV’s next great drama and a brand-definer; Netflix’s version of The Sopranos. The cast featured two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey, […]

Breaking Bad – Episode 5.11 – "Confessions"

Walt (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse (Aaron Paul)                        Ursula Coyote/AMC      Confessions can be incredibly difficult. So many of these characters have kept things from each other since the beginning of Breaking Bad, afraid of the consequences that might rain down on them if […]

Breaking Bad – Episode 5.10 – "Buried"

Skyler (Anna Gunn) and Hank (Dean Norris)                                                    AMC      Oh, Skyler. You’ve gotten so much unwarranted hate on the Internet over the past few years, of no fault of […]

Breaking Bad – Episode 5.09 – "Blood Money"

Walt (Bryan Cranston) in Breaking Bad                                      Ursula Coyote/AMC      Few shows get the luxury of truly going out on top. Even the most classic shows get cancelled too soon (Arrested Development, Firefly, Twin Peaks) or they […]

Mad Men – Episode 6.13 – "In Care Of"

Peggy Olson (Elisabeth Moss)                                                                                            Jamie Trueblood/AMC      I don’t […]

Mad Men – Episode 6.12 – "The Quality of Mercy"

Peggy (Elisabeth Moss) and Ted (Kevin Rahm)                                                              Jessica Brooks/AMC      Mad Men seems to be fully embracing its inner soap opera this season and more […]

Mad Men – Episode 6.11 – "Favors"

Julie (Cameron Protzman) and Sally (Kiernan Shipka)                                            Jamie Trueblood/AMC      Just when I thought I was out, they kinda, sorta pulled me back in.  That’s how I felt by the end of Mad […]