The Mandalorian – “Chapter 20: The Foundling” Recap

Last week provided us with parallel stories that ended in tragedy. This week, we continue on Bo-Katan’s journey for discovery. Joining her is Grogu, who must examine his own past in order to embrace his future. Both are lost in their paths after decades of survival. With Din, they may have found their path. Directed … Continue reading The Mandalorian – “Chapter 20: The Foundling” Recap

‘Yellowjackets’ – Season 2 Premiere – “Friends, Romans, Countrymen” Recap

Earlier in the week, we caught up with Yellowjackets Season One, and here we are for our first recap of the season. Yellowjackets is looking to put up a fight for the best drama series on television. Showtime and Paramount+ are back in the game, and with Yellowjackets episodes releasing on the streaming platforms on … Continue reading ‘Yellowjackets’ – Season 2 Premiere – “Friends, Romans, Countrymen” Recap

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The Mandalorian – ‘Chapter 19: The Convert’ Recap

After Bo-Katan observed a genuine ancient being in the Living Waters, it was clear something had awoken in her. Whether years of fighting alongside and against fellow Mandalorians had taken their toll on her. Yet diving back into the ancient customs of her people, even observing a mythological beast, does wonders. While she remains jealous … Continue reading The Mandalorian – ‘Chapter 19: The Convert’ Recap

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TV Review: ‘Rabbit Hole’ Embraces the Conspiracy

The dive into conspiracy theories and fears of "Big Brother" have only become stronger in recent years. The rise of QAnon and online plots increases distrust in the world at large. For many, the endless stream of data and information has become too grand to contimplate. Others struggle to comprehend how to live in the … Continue reading TV Review: ‘Rabbit Hole’ Embraces the Conspiracy

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TV Review: ‘Yellowjackets’ – Season 1 – Lost in the Woods, But Finding a Way Through It

Creating the bonds of friendship in high school already sucks. Yet, if you're a member of the Yellowjackets, that friendship has been pushed to a new level of sacrifice. After all, it's not every day that your plane crashes in the woods, and you're forced to eat your friends. The dramatic mystery series revived Showtime … Continue reading TV Review: ‘Yellowjackets’ – Season 1 – Lost in the Woods, But Finding a Way Through It

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SXSW 2023: A24’s ‘Beef’ Springs to Life with Wong and Yeun’s Darkly Comic Performances

As television continues to bring in movie stars to headline their projects, stars get the chance to play out of type. This allows performers to flex their acting muscles and often tell stories that audiences may not associate with them. Netflix hopes that Beef, the new series from Lee Sung Jin, draws you in with … Continue reading SXSW 2023: A24’s ‘Beef’ Springs to Life with Wong and Yeun’s Darkly Comic Performances

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SXSW 2023: ‘Swarm’ Thrills with Bloody Extravagance and Explicit Sexuality

The anti-hero has long found a place on television. From Walter White to Tony Soprano, series focusing on men misbehaving have long found success. Unfortunately, for women, this approach has been poignantly less effective. Yet, in the last five years, some of these swings have brought a more experimental and funny approach to television. Created … Continue reading SXSW 2023: ‘Swarm’ Thrills with Bloody Extravagance and Explicit Sexuality

SXSW 2023: ‘A Guide to Not Dying Completely Alone’ Shows Promise

What does it take to make a big change in your life? How do you change your circumstances to find a place you belong? Creator Kevin Yee puts these questions front and center of his pilot for A Guide to Not Dying Completely Alone. Set to debut in competition at the 2023 SXSW Film and … Continue reading SXSW 2023: ‘A Guide to Not Dying Completely Alone’ Shows Promise

TV Review: ‘Ted Lasso’ Works Back Into Game Shape in Season 3

The tumultuous second season of Ted Lasso drew ire and love from different viewers. While the depictions of some characters created controversy, there was a step-down between the two seasons, regardless of e expectations. Ted Lasso remained one of the best shows on television. It just was not THE best. Season 3 looks to change … Continue reading TV Review: ‘Ted Lasso’ Works Back Into Game Shape in Season 3

‘The Mandalorian’ – ‘Chapter 18: The Mines of Mandalore’ Recap

Mando returned, and we returned to the groove with lots of lore. While Season 2 expanded parts of the Star Wars universe at times, this season already feels far more Din (Pedro Pascal) & Grogu-centric. It's good to note that Pascal's vocal performance can illuminate the importance of the expanding lore and exposition. While there … Continue reading ‘The Mandalorian’ – ‘Chapter 18: The Mines of Mandalore’ Recap