Category Archives: TV

The Americans S2E1: Comrades

kyra: Buckeye, I can’t tell you how excited I am to have a real show to talk about again. Sure True Detective has kept us up late on Sunday nights, but it just hasn’t sucked me all in. The Americans, on the other hand, had … Continue reading

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Checking in on True Detective

I hesitate to write about True Detective at all until I see the finished product. As Wesley Morris opined, it’s like judging a book halfway through. Unlike the serial nature of TV drama, this is a miniseries. It is only 8 episodes, … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Tracking Shots, Part I: True Detective (with Videos!)

Do you watch True Detective? Us too. Not bad, right? It features two outstanding actors and, in my opinion, has set itself apart from a lot of its predecessors in its serial killer genre by focusing above all else on tone. … Continue reading

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True Detective Episodes 1 & 2 Review

Apologies for the lateness on this, as I had a sojourn in Park City followed by a return to the academic world. I thought about waiting until after the 3rd episode to write down my thoughts, but seeing as I … Continue reading

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Golden Globes Live Blog

11:08 kyra: The Golden Globes makes The Wolf of Wall Street look like it should enter the short films category. Yet another night of gratuitous Hollywood self-masturbation. We can only hope that with 12 Years a Slave’s victory we’ve finally paid our dues for slavery. … Continue reading

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Kyra’s Top 10 TV Shows of 2013

This has been a great year for television. There’s so much high quality TV out there right now that you’d have to be a full-time TV critic to see it all (or be our buddy JoJo). So I had to … Continue reading

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Season Review: Homeland

As faithful readers are no doubt aware, my Homeland reviews tailed off after the early going. The simple truth is it’s more fun to write reviews of shows you like than those you don’t. This is part that better shows have enough … Continue reading

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