After last week’s episode of South Park, I realized something was missing. I wanted more from the episode and I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. Then Comedy Central ran the ads featuring the tagline “Randy is Back”. That’s when it struck me. Not only was my favorite show
Oh god! Yes! It’s back. South Park is back. It’s been 323 days since we last saw Cartman, Stan, Kyle and Kenny. That would be…hold on, let me crunch the numbers… 465,120 minutes. 27,907,200 seconds. Approximately 80 pints of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream to crush the internal pain I
To start off, I apologize for the lateness of this review. I know my wide readership was clamoring for my thoughtful, crafted and radiant words, salivating at the chance to hang on to every turn of phrase and witticism. I apologize, yes, because I was watching football. This week’s episode
The Newsroom, where have you been all my life? This is an astounding episode with only minor kinks. The troublesome moments, embedded in some strange set-ups, are no match for the performances by the cast here. And everyone is on point. From the White Team to the Read Team. Everyone.
This season of The Newsroom has been a mess. If you’ve read my reviews you know how I feel. I’ve said I want to see Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) behind the news desk more. And with that, I want to see the characters reacting to these news stories and revealing ways
It’s tough for me to say this is one of the better efforts from The Newsroom this season. Last week is still better, I feel.
A quick word about my thoughts on Season One of The Newsroom: I didn’t cover it last season, so I felt I needed to dump my thoughts on season one, just to set the tone for my reviews.
I wondered if this remake was needed in the first place. The problem with Maniac is that’s the essential effect it has…illness.
SLASHICS is a bimonthly feature article concerning the slasher sub-genre and its myriad of good, bad and…absolutely disastrous films. Halloween (1978) wasn’t the first slasher film. Arguably, Black Christmas (1974) was. You could reach way back to 1960’s Peeping Tom as well, arguing that genre standards, tropes and clichés
In this week’s South Park, “Obama Wins”, Cartman performs what may be the most creative form of voter suppression the GOP never tried. This is one of those grand all-encompassing pop-culture satires that, I’ve said previously, is entirely hit or miss with South Park. So did this hit or miss?
When a man becomes a message, the message becomes money. So sayeth South Park. This week’s episode, “A Scause for Applause”, the residents of South Park are lining up to have their yellow rubber bracelets removed because they were duped by a steroid abusing icon. Now, of course we all
Several weeks ago, South Park fans were introduced to clips promoting this half season, revealing the boys as The Avengers (Stan as Facetime Captain America) and Cartman being mistaken for Honey Boo Boo. We laughed. We high-fived…figuratively. These were great references and this half season, based on that ten second