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Season 2

Shorty’s Sentence: Second Season’s Strong

If the first season of Get Shorty on Epix was a slight detour from the original source material, then Season 2 is a straight-up exit from Elmore Leonard’s roadmap (that’s not a bad thing). And as the season finale wraps,… Continue Reading →

Purging a TV Series Out of a Film Franchise

As a film franchise broken down into two-hour increments, The Purge seems to fit nicely into a tight narrative. But as a “10 episode television event,” the storyline gets stretched to its limits, even if there are more than a few… Continue Reading →

The Gifted Delivers Intriguing New (Mutants) Scenarios

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day for The Gifted. More than just a baby was delivered in the second season premiere of the TV show.

D.Va’s Shooting Star Crashes and Burns

Shooting Star is the latest Overwatch animated short. It’s also the worst.

Making a Deal With the Devil: It’s the Elmore Leonard Way

Per Matt Half-way through Season 2 of Get Shorty and I can safely say that Elmore Leonard would totally approve of this adaptation of his source material. Epix has built a great ongoing storyline from the writer’s novels and molded the… Continue Reading →

The Usual Suspects Return for Get Shorty’s Second Season

Per Matt The usual suspects get in (and out of) line for Season 2 of Get Shorty. “And What Have We Learned?”

Cloak & Dagger S1 Wraps Well, But Weaker Than Debut

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger started off strong, with mixed reviews in fandom circles. Inexplicably unpleasable geeks trashed it in substance and style, while others (including me) celebrated its many positive aspects. It is hard, however, to agree that the finale… Continue Reading →

Musings of Watching 48 Hours of The X-Files

Per Matt Mulder. Scully. Episodes from the Good Old Days, even better than you remember them. Somehow, by accident, I found 48 Hours of The X-Files airing on BBC America and my mind started to wander to what could have been… Continue Reading →

Good or Bad? Legion’s Second Season is Both!

What makes a good villain? What happens when the hero turns bad and the villain becomes good? These questions are posed at different times during Season 2 of Legion, but good vs. bad can also describe the show’s second season,… Continue Reading →

Season 2 of Luke Cage is One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

There’s a lot about Season 2 of Luke Cage that’s good. All the returning actors play their characters well. Visually, the show looks good. You’ll hear some great music and performances, just like last season. Most importantly, there’s a great… Continue Reading →

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