The Simpsons Season 27 (2015) – TV Review

Maintains the steady run the show is one where it produces a few real great episodes, a few really bad ones, and a majority of solid entries. Not what it used to be but still it’s still great to spend time with this group of characters. ‘Halloween of Horror’ is an interesting change of place, …

Lovecraft Country (2020) – TV Review

Based on Matt Ruff’s novel of the same name, Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he meets up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams). Misha Green …

The Simpsons Season 26 (2014) – TV Review

At this point in its run, The Simpsons has settled into a comfortable lull whereby even though it repeats well-established character patterns and doesn’t meet the highs of previous seasons, it remains entertaining viewing with characters we know and love. ‘Super Franchise Me’ is not a laugh riot and repeats the classic ‘Marge at work’ …

The Simpsons Season 25 (2013) – TV Review

After a couple of season where the amount of standout episodes dropped, this is a nice return to form with some funny and memorable episodes. The consistency is still uneven but it is an enjoyable season. ‘Steal this Episode’ has some entertaining commentary on the state of the cinema industry and pirating, as well as …

The Simpsons Season 24 (2012) – TV Review

With its 24th season, ‘The Simpsons’ is now well established in a new groove whereby people don’t expect the consistent highs that it once provided, but it is still able to provide nostalgic comfort and some occasional Greta episodes. ‘The Saga of Carl’ isn’t a particularly iconic episode, but it features some good laughs and …

Billions Season 5 Part 1 (2020) – TV Review

Following the eventful and status quo shifting season 4 finale, the characters of Billions adapt to their new scenario. Wendy (Maggie Siff) is living in one of Axe’s flats as she deals with her separation from Chuck (Paul Giamatti), who himself is reeling from the separation and has put to aside his truce with Axe …

The Simpsons Season 23 (2011) – TV Review

‘The Falcon and the D’oh Man’ opens the season with the results of the cliffhanger ending that asked fans to vote on whether Ned and Edna would end up together permanently, but is a mostly forgettable episode other than that. ‘At Long Last Leave’ brings The Simpsons to the remarkable achievement of a 500th episode, …

The Simpsons Season 22 (2010) – TV Review

‘MoneyBart’ is an entertaining episode that has a concept it sticks to but managed to root itself in the relationship between Lisa and Bart, and how this effects there dynamic. ‘The Ned-Liest Catch’ is an interesting season finale, focusing on the unusual couple of Ned and Edna, and the impact on each other and the …

The Crown Season 4 (2020) – TV Review

The Crown (2016) tracks the lives of the royal family of England through the eyes of Queen Elizabeth II and every two seasons, changes to an entirely new cast to accurately represent the stage of the lives of its characters. After three critically acclaimed seasons, full of awards and praise, it would have been easy …

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