TV has asked us to identify with a lot of antiheroes—mob bosses, teachers turned drug kingpins, Soviet-era spies who kill sweet old ladies—but embracing genocidal war criminals feels like a bridge too far.
Category: TV Season Review
November 25th brought with it the debut of 3%, an eight-episode Brazilian series that may not be quite as innovative as it believes itself to be, but that doesn’t make it any less engaging or timely.
Narcos is back with a different showrunner, one who seems to be trying to dismantle a lot of what came before—even stuff that worked.
(Warning: This post contains some spoilers from the HBO summer series The Night Of, lots of cat pictures, and one or two very gross pictures of John Turturro’s feet.)
After a disjointed Season 3, Frank and Claire are back to doing what they do best — clawing their way to power. Frank faces his toughest election, while Claire has her own agenda, but the past may be closing in on both of them.
“Odds are, we’re going to be waiting at least three years or so before any of this matters.”
Phil Buni follows up his look at the first season of House with this look at the show’s final (and worst) season. And remember: It’s never lupus.
As part of his special March Medical Madness, Phil looks at the first season of the hit FOX show House! Make sure to tune in next time, when House gets condemned in Phil’s review of season 8.
It’s that mostly forgotten season where David E. Kelley fired half the cast and brought in James Spader and William Shatner (as Denny Crane!) for what was essentially a year-long setup for the spin-off Boston Legal.
“This whole season totals well over 100,000 words. Basically, I’ve written a lengthy novel about Degrassi Junior High for free. So all the people who think I complain too much about how much work is involved in updating this site can suck it.”