TV Recap – ‘Barry’: Death, Trauma, and Jokes Take Center Stage in ‘The Show Must Go On, Probably’

Barry came out swinging in its first episode back on HBO. After a massive cliffhanger that could have easily been a series finale last year, Bill Hader and Alec Berg made sure that the momentum picked up where they left it with the new season. Both Hader and Henry Winkler took home Emmys for Best Actor and Supporting Actor … Continue reading TV Recap – ‘Barry’: Death, Trauma, and Jokes Take Center Stage in ‘The Show Must Go On, Probably’

Review: ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ Sings an Homage to the Tall Tales of the West

The Coen Brothers are among the greatest storytellers in American cinema. Since the 1980s, they seemed to understand how to bring the dark side of the American dream into visual storytelling. Murder, crime, and morbid humor have informed their style for decades. While there have been some films that missed the mark from time-to-time, you would … Continue reading Review: ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ Sings an Homage to the Tall Tales of the West