TV Review: Jessica Jones, Season One (2015)

After being thoroughly blown away by the excellence that was Daredevil (2015), I was a bit nervous about how Marvel and Netflix were going to follow up with their next production, Jessica Jones. On top of that, despite being an avid comic-book reader I had never really read many comics with the character in; Alias, […]

TV Review: Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Season Two (2009-2010)

The second season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars improves on every aspect of the first. Most of my criticisms of the first season were dealt with throughout this second one. No more lacklustre stories. The show has a new confidence, its creators ready to contribute important stories to the Star Wars mythos. Not only […]

TV Review: Mr. Robot, Season One (2015)

Mr. Robot, at its core, sounds like the plot from a trashy young adult novel. A hacker with debilitating social anxieties decides to start a worldwide revolution by destroying the evil corporation that killed his father. He’s joined on the way by a group of kooky hackers who all have personal stakes in the work. […]

TV Review: Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Season One (2008-2009)

I was a bit weary about starting the process of watching through The Clone Wars initially. I had very fond memories of the Genndy Tartakovsky‘s Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003) series, and I’d still consider it one of the very best of American cartoons even after having rewatched the entire series endlessly. The fact that that […]

TV Review: Stephen King’s The Stand (1994)

I never had great expectations of the 1994 television miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s novel. I didn’t really see how a six hour television adaptation could capture the immensity and the epic tone of the novel; I think the best way to adapt the novel would be as three or four three hour films. There’s […]