Category Archives: T.V Show Reviews

T.V Show Review: Manhattan S1

It is an interesting coincidence that I referenced the Manhattan Project earlier this year in my The Wind Rises review  and especially highlighted the quote: “I have become death; destroyer of worlds.” Because for the characters on the…

T.V Show Review: The Americans Season 2

Finally a network show that didn’t suffer from the dreaded sophomore slump. Last year The Americans was a surprisingly engaging cold-war throw-back spy thriller show from FX that introduced great characters, good old-fashioned espionage and relationship dynamics.…

Gritty Period Piece T.V Round Up: Mad Men S6 and The Americans S1 Review(s)

Hope you all didn’t get temporal whip-lash from going back and forth from 1981 to 1968 this T.V season… Open either in new tab: Tusk-Fleetwood Mac for 1980’s atmosphere, Judy Collins – Both Sides Now for 1960’s Atmosphere…

Mad Men Season Five, 2012 (As in the Season of the ‘Winter of Discontent’ which is to say every season of Mad Men)

Mad Men Opening Credits (for atmosphere open in new tab) The great American writer John Updike had a saying that has stuck with me for some time and could be considered a tagline for the entire…