"Winner Takes It All" | "Better Call Saul" Season 4 TV Show Review & Recap

In preparation for the upcoming season 5 of “Better Call Saul”, I binged season 4, courtesy of Netflix. To series producer Vince Gilligan: Please never stop making TV. Whatever he makes, I always eat right up, especially if it’s a project in the “Breaking Bad” universe. Season 4 follows disbarred lawyer Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk), immediately following the death of his brother, esteemed attorney Charles … Continue reading "Winner Takes It All" | "Better Call Saul" Season 4 TV Show Review & Recap

EW, Rotten Tomatoes Dead Wrong Again: "The Witcher" among Netflix's best | Column from the Editor

On Dec. 20, 2019, Netflix released season one of the long-awaited live action adaptation of “The Witcher,” starring “Man of Steel” actor Henry Cavill, drawing confused screeches from critics and praise from viewers. Some have even called it a proper replacement for “Game of Thrones” in all but scale and budget. Season 1 has a 66 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, with a 92 percent … Continue reading EW, Rotten Tomatoes Dead Wrong Again: "The Witcher" among Netflix's best | Column from the Editor

Dracula Meets the 'Sherlock' Format | 'Dracula' BBC/Netflix Show Review

When Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss get together, they often make the best television you’ll ever see.  I’ve followed the pair of creatives, first through “Doctor Who”, then through “Sherlock,” so I’m properly tempered to Moffat, his partnership with Gatiss, and what you can reasonably expect from them. Moffat in particular is great at writing likeable characters and putting them in heart wrenching situations, playing with your … Continue reading Dracula Meets the 'Sherlock' Format | 'Dracula' BBC/Netflix Show Review

Another Rollercoaster Season | 'You' Season 2 Netflix Series Review

After watching the unfocused mess that was “The Rise of Skywalker,” Netflix’s second season of “You” picked me up and served as an excellent foil. You’s biggest strength is its frenetic, tightly-focused storytelling that leads the viewer down twists and turns in a way that you just have to see what’s going to happen next. It’s a perfect-bingworthy show, one that you can’t just watch … Continue reading Another Rollercoaster Season | 'You' Season 2 Netflix Series Review

Netflix Putting Their Money Where Their Mouth Is | 'Marriage Story' Netflix Movie Review

Netflix is king of the streaming game because they are willing to fund projects like “The Irishman” and “Marriage Story.” These films feature A-list actors and are directed by visionary directors in Martin Scorcese and Noah Baumbach, and most certainly would not have been made or have gotten enough anywhere near enough love they deserve in a theater setting.  Hollywood films these days are mostly loud … Continue reading Netflix Putting Their Money Where Their Mouth Is | 'Marriage Story' Netflix Movie Review

Pining for a Life Worth Living | 'The Irishman' Netflix Movie Review

Martin Scorcese never disappoints, as while his films aren’t always masterpieces (I’m looking at you, “Hugo” and “The Wolf of Wall Street”), they always entertain and are memorable.  Netflix has been on a hot streak in the past year, as it has greenlit risky but rewarding projects like Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma” and Eddie Murphy’s “Dolemite Is My Name” that is giving the streaming platform a library of … Continue reading Pining for a Life Worth Living | 'The Irishman' Netflix Movie Review

No, Your New Subscription Service is not Worth the Price of Netflix | Column from the Editor

Subscription fatigue encapsulates 2019, as everyone and their mom wants to sell you an overpriced subscription to something. In the streaming world, Disney Plus has joined the likes of HBO Max, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Crackle, Mubi, Acorn TV, and Freeform. If you liked Loot Crate, there is about fifty thousand likewise subscription boxes focusing on everything from dog treats to bacon to stickers … Continue reading No, Your New Subscription Service is not Worth the Price of Netflix | Column from the Editor

Putting Perspective on Great Tales | ‘The King’ Netflix Movie Review

Netflix is great and terrible, as it is one of the only platforms willing to finance risky and different original content like “The Highwaymen”, “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” “Bright,” and countless creative TV shows, while it also is a harbinger of death for properties its acquires, as sometimes its new content is rushed out the door without much regard to quality. Director David … Continue reading Putting Perspective on Great Tales | ‘The King’ Netflix Movie Review

One of the Best Films of the Year | ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Netflix Movie Review

Eddie Murphy has been unforgivably absent this decade on screen. Thankfully, Netflix’s latest hit, “Dolemite Is My Name”, makes up for all we missed, and then some.  “Dolemite Is My Name” is a comedic biopic on the life of real life comedy legend and rap pioneer Rudy Ray Moore (Murphy), who became a Blaxploitation cinematic phenomenon in the 70s and 80s as his alter ego, Dolemite. Moore’s story … Continue reading One of the Best Films of the Year | ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Netflix Movie Review