Posted on September 29, 2014

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 2.01, “Undercover”

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 2.01, “Undercover”


“With just a sub-minute moment of catch-up between cast members and a snappy meta quip from Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s second season premiere gets off to a brisk start. Admittedly, that zippy through line feels kind of dishonest; morehas to have happened in the six months since Jake parted ways with the gang in “Charges … Continue reading

Review: No Good Deed, 2014, dir. Sam Miller

Review: No Good Deed, 2014, dir. Sam Miller


“No Good Deed promises little, but, to its credit, it largely lives up to that promise. You don’t need to lower your expectations for the film; it lowers them for you, roundly but quietly apologizing at every turn for not being better than it is. Frankly,No Good Deed’s abashed tone is unnecessary, because its biggest … Continue reading