Twin Peaks: A Retrospective

Despite all of the great shows that have been released recently from HBO, Netflix, Showtime, Starz, Hulu, and some other other networks, there is one show that still sits above them all in my mind, Twin Peaks. We live in a new golden era of television, where the seasons are shorter, and the stories progress … Continue reading Twin Peaks: A Retrospective

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Westworld (1973)

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars With the success of HBO's Westworld behind us, I was finally able to watch the film that started it all. Starring Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, and James Brolin Westworld is a campy, sci-fi film that focuses on the fear of the possible robot uprising in a theme park. Lacking … Continue reading Westworld (1973)

Santa Clarita Diet Season 1

Netflix has made an astounding number of successful shows like House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Stranger Things, Daredevil, Bojack Horseman, and The Crown, and this is just a brief listing of Netflix's immense catalog of original content. Recently Netflix released the first season of Santa Clarita Diet, another successful show for the steaming giant. … Continue reading Santa Clarita Diet Season 1

A Series of Unfortunate Events

When Netflix announced they'd be bringing a TV series adaptation of Daniel Handler's (under the pen name Lemony Snicket) A Series of Unfortunate Events I was giddy like a school girl. As much as I enjoyed the Harry Potter series, and a few other young adult novels when I was growing up, no other series left an … Continue reading A Series of Unfortunate Events

11.22.63

Star Rating: 5 out of 5 11.22.63 is the first Original Series from Hulu that I had the desire to watch. It looked serious, and high budget. Plus it was based on a book by Stephen King and produced by J.J. Abrams, creator of one of the greatest shows in TV history. Being only 8 episodes long, … Continue reading 11.22.63