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Entertainmental: April TVsplosion

As you by now well know, it’s the end of the month, and that means it’s time to see what’s on the ol’ tubestein for next month. And it’s jam-packed with mostly ...

Entertainmental: Trailer Parkour

As is usual at this time of year, the trailers rolling out for soon-to-be-released blockbusters are coming more furiously and are accompanied by more judgment t...

Entertainmental: New Show Reviews

Every two weeks or so I give you a preview of upcoming premieres on TV, but rarely do I follow up on those shows to let you know which you should or should not ...

Entertainmental: March Madness

As I do at the beginning of each month, it’s time to take a look at the films coming to theaters in the coming twelfth of the year. Buckle up, because summer bl...

Entertainmental: March TV Premierathon Part II

March 16 The Americans (FX) Season 4 – This show continues to be one of the best and most compulsively watchable on TV. They manage just the right balance of s...

Entertainmental: March TV Bonanza Pt. 1

Normally I save the TV premiere rundown for the last week of the month, but March is so jam-packed, I’m going to have to split it into two weeks. Without furthe...

Entertainmental: February Film Releases

February isn’t always a cold month. Sometimes the movies are hotter than hell… he said, auditioning for a job writing the reviews that frequently get quoted on ...

Entertainmental: February TV Mania

As I do each month, here are the new and returning shows of note premiering in the next twelfth of the year. February 5 Animals, HBO, New — The Duplass brot...

Entertainmental: Making a Celebrity

Warning: This article is not a review of the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer; however, it does contain spoilers. Proceed with caution (and some ent...

Entertainmental: The H8ful Eight Review

So Quentin Tarantino decided to construct an elegant allegory of race and gender dynamics in America. You’ll notice I said elegant and not subtle, because subtl...

Entertainmental: Drama Queens of ’15

Last week we talked about the best new comedies of 2015, and now let’s talk about the best new dramatic TV of the year. The Jinx – Welcome to the future of j...

Entertainmental: Funniest Shows of 2015

As you may have noticed, I watch a fair amount of TV.  Not a grotesque amount, at least not by the Midwest standards I was raised on, but I guess it would seem ...

Entertainmental: Into the Badlands Review

The TV golden age has been going on for so long (13 years since the premiere of The Shield on FX) that sometimes we forget all it had given us and how it ca...

Entertainmental: December Contenders Part 2

Here’s the second part of my preview of the films screening in December that will be talked about come April. Christmas Day in particular will host one of the b...

Entertainmental: December Contenders Part 1

As I have been doing for the traditional Oscar season in the autumn months, I present the December movie releases of note. Here’s the first half of December bro...