Tagged with Miniseries

“‘Sharp Objects’ Is Relentlessly Grim Summer Viewing

“‘Sharp Objects’ Is Relentlessly Grim Summer Viewing


Summer’s a time to brighten up, warm up, and feel good, so if you’re in the mood to feel bad, your options are limited. You could watch The Handmaid’s Tale, which will force you to feel bad and also just naturally make you feel bad with its badness; you could also skip that and watch the … Continue reading

TV Review: Taboo, Episode 1.02

TV Review: Taboo, Episode 1.02


Annnnnnd just like that, after Taboo‘s pilot episode, we see a steep drop-off in its palability. I wouldn’t call it “bad,” per se, but boy, it is way overstuffed; each time I thought I’d finished summing up the events of the second episode (titled, rather simply, “Episode 2”), I realized that I’d left something out. Plot, … Continue reading

TV Review: Taboo, Episode 1.01

TV Review: Taboo, Episode 1.01


Since Brooklyn Nine-Nine is taking a break until April (April!), I’m satisfying my weekly TV recap cravings by reviewing Taboo, that wacky-ass Tom Hardy show on FX. It’s not bad! It’s also not great. The pilot starts off strong, and as you’ll see in recaps since, it stumbles a bit from being overburdened by plot; maybe if … Continue reading