Friday Netflix Picks: G.I. Joe, The Bible, Leather Bars, Leprechauns &…

Wow. Lots of stuff this week. I'm way late on posting this, so I'll spare you the pleasantries. I do want to point out that I'm trying out a new format this week, so let me know if you see any weird spacing issues. I tested it on a couple of different platforms and it seemed mostly okay, but I wouldn't be surprised to… » 4/18/14 1:19pm 4/18/14 1:19pm

My Thoughts on Agents of SHIELD in the Wake of Captain America: Winter…

I'm almost a week behind, but I finally got a chance to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier last night. When I got home, I immediately watched last week's episode of Agents of SHIELD (well, okay, I watched Game of Thrones first — priorities, people). Since I've spent the past 10 days avoiding online spoilers, this… » 4/14/14 11:38am 4/14/14 11:38am

One Reason Guardians of the Galaxy Could Be Marvel's First Bomb

After the colossal success of The Avengers, Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, and now Captain America: The Winter Soldier, you'd be forgiven for assuming that Marvel can do no wrong. But even Marvel President Kevin Feige has admitted they're taking a risk with this summer's Guardians of the Galaxy (out August 1st in… » 4/09/14 11:41am 4/09/14 11:41am

Friday Netflix Picks: So. Much. Stuff. SERIOUSLY.

It's one of those weeks again; the beginning of the month was Tuesday, and this April, Netflix isn't foolin' around. (Get it? April? Foolin'? Okay, I'll stop). I tried my best to find some hidden gems you might not have noticed otherwise, but there are a lot of top-tier titles that I would be crazy not to mention,… » 4/04/14 12:16pm 4/04/14 12:16pm

Season Two of The Following Has Neutered Its Villain

Something's been off from the start with the sophomore season of FOX's The Following. Some of the problems were easy to identify; some required some after-thought. But the worst, most show-wrecking offense, is the way the show has systematically dismantled everything that made serial killer Joe Carroll (James Purefoy)… » 3/27/14 1:52pm 3/27/14 1:52pm

Friday Netflix Nitpicks: Lesbians, Jesus, & Zombies

It's friday! Which means it's the start of my new Friday column: Friday Netflix Nitpicks! In a nutshell, every Friday I'll offer my recommendations for what you should watch on Netflix this weekend, based on what was recently added. If there's nothing new to recommend, maybe I'll find some old stuff you should watch.… » 2/28/14 1:27pm 2/28/14 1:27pm