Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Tag: television


somebody somewhere

Bridget Everett as Sam is great and Jeff Hiller as Joel is her perfect sidekick. I like this kind of low-key comedy. It is a little like mumblecore with the pacing and the way the laughs are pitched. The way Read more…


Guinan in Picard

Guinan, to me, was always an asset in Star Trek, that was never quite used to her full potential. I loved what she did do and who she was in Next Generation, but I am hoping this will see some Read more…


insecure

I love this show. I have landed on these seasons and binged them as soon as they land. Issa Rae is amazing. I love Issa, Molly, Kelli, Tiffany, Lawrence. I love all the characters.The show is able to be both Read more…


Cowboy Bebop

I wanted to like it. I wanted it not to be an empty bit of shininess like Ghost In The Shell. It looks good. Mostly. But that really does seems to be it. I’m going to add a disclaimer — Read more…


Oprah's Book Club

Watching Oprah back in the day I always sensed that there was something that distinguished her from other talk show hosts. Very perceptive of me, right? When I saw her act, and how brilliant she was, and every time I Read more…


American Rust

I read descriptions of this show that said it has no redeemable or likable characters. While I don’t think that’s necessarily true, it is a very claustrophobic show. When that first domino falls and the rally running through people’s lives Read more…


Star Trek: The Ready Room

I love Star Trek, and I love the newer additions to the universe: Discovery, Prodigy and Picard. But I have to say that one of my favourite things about new Star Trek is The Ready Room with Wil Wheaton. Wil Read more…


Foundation

There are two types of sci-fi — the kind where you are looking at something exploring so far beyond the bounds of what is known that you entirely suspend your disbelief and view it more as a kind of fantasy, Read more…


The Problem With John Stewart

How many people are out there who can look at a serious issue in the world and wrap it in humor so people can swallow it, without diluting the impact of the message? There are definitely more than there used Read more…


The World According To Jeff Goldblum

In a way that no other show other than Ted Lasso makes you feel happy and good about humanity, The World According To Jeff Goldblum is the perfect antidote to the bad news out there in the general world of Read more…