Season 3 Premiere: Game of Thrones!

Winter is finally here. After waiting our fair amount of time, HBO’s Game of Thrones has finally returned to us, and it is sweet. Season three’s opening episode, “Valar Dohaeris,” aired last night, Easter Sunday, at the same time The Walking Dead finale aired and still got 4.4 million U.S. viewers – a personal record for … Continue reading

Anime Review: Psycho-Pass, Passes the Mark

Psycho-Pass (2012-13) [streaming on Hulu now], scripted and conceptualized by Gen Urobuchi, teeters between being totally psychotic and totally brilliant. Essentially, Psycho-Pass is a crime-scene anime set in the future where surveillance is prevalent and the ability to determine someone’s mental state is routine. This mental state, or “crime coefficient,” everyone possesses and desperately monitors. If your crime … Continue reading

Netflix Pick! House of Cards – Original Series

Netflix’s original series House of Cards (based off BBC’s House of Cards 1990) aired Feb. 1st (apologies for the belated review) and certainly makes a multifaceted statement. This series is complex, dark, thick-plotted, and in most cases unpredictable. It requires the viewer’s undivided attention and will redefine your idea of manipulation. Politics can sometimes mean dull, tedious arguing, especially … Continue reading

The Walking Dead – Midseason Premiere

For Walking Dead fans, the time has finally arrived. I apologize now if this post seems biased, since I am a huge fan of the show. Yesterday’s premiere of The Walking Dead transitions the famed series into a new chapter of survival and zombie killin’. New characters seem to be gaining some limelight and some older characters seem to … Continue reading

My Netflix Picks of the Week!

As we all know, it is quite frustrating to pay $9 (minimum) a month for Netflix, only to find crap, crap, and more crap to watch. This is when you have a similar moment to Darth Vader at the end of Revenge of the Sith, screaming, “Noooooo!” Don’t worry, I am going to be your Netflix spirit guide. Every … Continue reading

HBO’s Girls. It’s raw, awkward, real… And it works.

Lena Dunham is the powerhouse behind the new series, Girls, and for good reason. She’s the writer, creator, producer, and star actress in Girls, and presents a very real perspective into the lives of 20-somethings living in New York. Being a 20-something myself, I’ve related with Dunham’s quirky writing in more ways than one. Watching … Continue reading