Monthly Archives: April 2017

TV Update

Quick hits to play catch up! Face Off- Terrific season. With an All Star cast the talent pool was really high right from the start and that left a killer final 3. Probably the best finale in terms of quality of … Continue reading

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Round 2

Fight!

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The Americans S5E08

Immersion Each piece on the chessboard moved a space this week. First, the kids. A very quick check in with Henry. We see him play Atari with two friends. The girl is most likely the one he has a crush … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The draw to go back to the world of Harry Potter is a strong one. I’ve always thought author JK Rowling would produce more Potter material for movies, I just never thought she’d open that door using a character that … Continue reading

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Fargo S3E01

It’s hard to believe 16 months have passed since Season 2 ended, but here we are. The all-new true crime story that involves Fargo, ND brings us closer to present day. The dumb criminal rub this season:  sibling rivalry takes … Continue reading

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The Expanse <> Season 2

Great season! There was a lot to love this year. Great pacing on a story arc that remained interesting and constantly moving through the 13 episodes. The protomolecule remained the focal point as Earth and Mars power clash with the Belters … Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs Round 1

Gad zooks is there anything more intense than playoff hockey? The New York Rangers took down the Montreal Canadians 4-2 in the first round of the playoffs. Every game was riveting except for the third when the Rangers laid down and … Continue reading

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The Americans S5E07

The Committee on Human Rights With Gabriel giving the signal that he’s retiring, The Center works quickly to bring him home. Elizabeth and Philip bring Paige to meet him. It’s a sort of humanizing, fill in the gaps, meet and … Continue reading

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Better Call Saul Season 3 Premiere

Saul snuck up on me this year. It’s great to go back to New Mexico. After Jimmy’s full scale switcheroo to get Kim back in the good graces of Mesa Verde by making his brother Chuck look senile last season, … Continue reading

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Homeland <> Season 6

Season 6 proves to be a winner. Moving locations and bringing in a brand new plot about the time after the POTUS is voted and sworn in brought in a rgreatfresh story arc to the show that pulled in a lot … Continue reading

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The Americans S5E06

Crossbreed With the revelation of being wrong about the wheat, a pivot is made to salvage something from the mission. The wheat is valuable, if they can get it home then the Soviet Union won’t be reliant on buying from … Continue reading

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The Americans S5E05

Lotus-1-2-3 The saying goes “and the plot thickens” but this week I think it’s more apt to say “the plot takes an unexpected turn.” The thread for this episode was relationships and I’ll follow the flow starting with Stan this … Continue reading

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