The Handmaid’s Tale is one of the most disturbing shows on TV, but it’s still way more uplifting than the book it’s based on.
The seventh season of Game of Thrones broke all the rules of Game of Thrones, which is either awful or amazing, depending which scene you’re watching.
In case you thought I suddenly had a life that wasn’t binge-watching TV shows, be reassured that I don’t.
Or, maybe more accurately, season two of a new series called Sherlock: Friendship is Magic.
It’s amazing how much better this show is when you’re old enough to understand what’s going on.
Remember that time Betty’s partner died horribly for no apparent reason and then that plot line disappeared while Bill and Virginia got married?
I still reserve judgement about Westworld overall, but the premiere episode was the most exciting thing I’ve seen in years.
Between people getting blown up, getting burned to death, and getting eaten alive by dogs, this season was so upbeat that I can hardly stand it.
Going into season six, I try to figure out who I’m supposed to be cheering for as part of Game of Thrones week at Bitch Flicks (external link).
I review the rocky first season of The Magicians for Bitch Flicks (external link).
Making everything that happens a surprise is not the same thing as making everything that happens smart or interesting or good.
Over at Bitch Flicks, I catch up on Black Mirror and am shocked to discover that its extremely specific POV is treated as universal (external link).
Over at Bitch Flicks, I’m surprised by my own emotions as I watch the premiere episode of Fuller House (external link).
Over at Bitch Flicks, I can’t stop singing the praises of one of the best new shows from last year, Master of None (external link).
Shomi – the way for people who can’t afford FX to watch back seasons of FX shows and blog about them after no one cares. Let me tell you more.
Clara Oswald finally made her exit from Doctor Who, and it was all the things that it could be – aggravating, thought-provoking, overdue, sad, confusing, and amazing. (external link)
Holy fucking shit, you guys. For years, I’ve longed to watch this show, and now I did, and I’m forever changed.
New Moriarty is my favourite thing on Doctor Who since David Tennant left, but holy shit is this show just like Sherlock, now.
The Mindy Project has ambivalent feelings about what kind of sex is okay. (external link)
I don’t remember what happened last week, I don’t understand what’s happening this week, but I’m still kind of curious for next week – that’s the magic of Orphan Black.