‘The Umbrella Academy’ S1E7 Sets the Table With Odd Couples

Someday, perhaps, much further down the line, when all of the recaps are over and done, and I’ve said all the last words on Five and Klaus and everyone else, my...

Minding the Gap: Of Bad Fathers and of Boys to Men

Directed by Bing Liu, and a nominee at this year’s Academy Awards for Best Documentary Feature, Minding the Gap is a film that documents the tumultuous coming of age of three...
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For the Horde – Reviews for Geeky Parents: ‘The Dragon Prince’

Since this is the first "For the Horde" review, I need to introduce myself. I'm mommy, geek and writer, in that order. I recently watched several series that were marketed to...
Bob's Burgers s9e15

Bob’s Life Becomes a Flippin’ Nightmare on a Tragically Funny ‘Bob’s Burgers’

Bob Belcher isn’t a complicated guy. Or a very talented one. He’s not good at building or fixing things, he’s not very athletic, and he’s not even that great at running...

‘How to Get Away with Murder’ Makes a Strong Case for Renewal with a...

After a last-second curve ball that seemed to come out of left field (see what I did there?), I wasn’t confident that HTGAWM would be able to pull off a coherent...
March Movie Preview- 'Captain Marvel'

March Movie Preview: Marvel-ous March

Another fun month for movies is on the horizon. There is a Tyler Perry comedy, a Jordan Peele horror, and a Tim Burton Disney movie. But the main event among March...

The iTunes $0.99 Movie of the Week: ‘Mandy’

Every week, the folks at iTunes find a movie they like and make it available to rent for the low, low price of $0.99. I’m here to tell you whether that...
Gotham "Nothing's Shocking" recap

‘Gotham’ Lacks a Sense of Urgency, Which Is Inexcusable at This Point

Even by Gotham standards, "Nothing’s Shocking" is a disappointing hour of television. And that’s really frustrating because, quite frankly, there’s just no excuse for it at this point. And let’s be...

Three Days from the Apocalypse, S1E6 of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Takes the Time to...

No time for niceties, I’m afraid, my friends, we have so much to cover. The Umbrella Academy has turned out to be an embarrassment of riches, so full and vital that...
Russian Doll, Netflix

Loops in Time and the ‘Russian Doll’ Effect

Each of us has harboured a desire to go back and rewrite the past at some point. From bad arguments to bad decisions and fender benders, sometimes life deals a blow....