The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 2 Brings Laughs

As the period comedy returns for a second season on Amazon Prime, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel brings the funny with a superb performance from Rachel Brosnahan. Miriam “Midge” Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) isn’t afraid of telling it like it is.  This is never more true than in the season’s second episode.  While there men have made the argument that women aren’t funny, Midge turns this idea on its head.  In telling the bunt truth–even in a…

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The Orville: Season 2 Premiere

Seth MacFarlane’s ensemble sci-fi comedy, The Orville, came back on Sunday night for the premiere of its second season on FOX. Billed as a comedy, the MacFarlane-created comedy-drama series is arguably in the same vein as Star Trek.  By airing on FOX, the series is certainly more accessible to fans wishing to watch the series.  It’s no U.S.S. Enterprise as this crew travels by way a mid-levell exploratory spaceship, The U.S.S. Orville, across the galaxy. …

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Angie Tribeca Brings All The Fun in Season 4

As Angie Tribeca returns for Season 4 with a two-day marathon, the cop satire jumps into the future while offer no shortage of laughs. It’s been well over a year since we last saw Angie Tribeca (Rashida Jones). This fourth season takes place some 20 years following the events of season 3.  Angie’s son, Angie Jr. (Bobby Cannavale), grew up without having any kind of relationship with his mother.  In any event, Angie finds herself…

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Murphy Brown Comes Swinging on Thanksgivng

Murphy Brown‘s Thanksgiving episode came swinging with one of the most political episodes by far since returning to air in September. Thursday night’s episode saw two undocumented immigrants being arrested by ICE.  I was in tears as a family got broken up.  The Gonzales family of three arrived in the USA when their son was only two years old.  You might be asking why–gang violence.  All season long has hinted to Miguel Gonzales (Adan Rocha)…

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Star Wars Resistance: The Recruit

With help from Poe Dameron and BB-8, Star Wars Resistance introduces us to some new characters in an hour-long episode titled “The Recruit.” This is going to be a mix of recap and review of this newest television series in the Star Wars universe.  The review aspect will be coming towards the end of you wish to jump ahead.  Please read at your own peril. Having our good friends Poe Dameron and BB-8 lends some…

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The Good Place: Season 3 is GREAT!

The Good Place is back for season 3 and the hit sitcom starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson is as great as it’s ever been. When we last saw our favorite people trying to escape The Bad Place, Good Place architect Michael (Ted Danson) argued in front of the Judge (Maya Rudolph) that four humans did not receive proper treatment.  Season 2 ended with a twist that stays true to the spirit of the series.…

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Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Should Stick to Film

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is able to take advantage of the long-form narrative storytelling but the action is few and far between. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan novels were so long that to make a film means having to condense the narrative.  When I first learned that a television series would happen, my first instinct was maybe this could be a good thing.  It has some positives to enjoy but unlike the films, the television series…

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Star Wars Rebels: Season 4 on Blu-ray

The fourth and final season of Star Wars Rebels brings the series to an epic finish leaving fans with a satisfying conclusion. Going into the series’ final season, we knew that Kanan Jarrus and Ezra Bridger would likely die.  Something would have to explain their missing from the Rebellion seen in the original trilogy.  While Kanan does indeed die to save the crew of the Ghost, Ezra takes his sacrifice to the next level in…

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Ted Williams: “The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived”

In the newest American Masters, one of the greatest ballplayers to ever play the game gets profiled in Ted Williams: “The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived.” Ted Williams’ final stats from his playing days should carry an asterisk.  Not because of performance-enhancing drugs but because of the five years lost to military service.  Williams first served time in the U.S. Marines and lost out on three seasons.  Despite leaving, he would join the Reserves.  When…

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Succession: The Dramatic Arrested Development

The best thing that one can say about the new HBO drama, Succession, is that it is the dramatic version of Arrested Development.  After that, it gets tricky. The series follows around the family of Logan Roy (Brian Cox), the CEO of Waystar Royco.  As the series starts, it’s assumed that Logan Roy would be retiring from the company.  After all, he’s 80 years old and can’t keep doing the job forever.  He’s married to his…

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