TV Review: Wednesday

After a laborious wait and questionable release date timing post-Halloween, Tim Burton’s vision of Wednesday has finally arrived in all its creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky glory. Has there been more note-perfect recent casting than Jenna Ortega (Babysitter: Killer Queen, Scream, X) as Wednesday Addams? Previously played in live action by Lisa Loring in 1964’s … Continue reading TV Review: Wednesday

TV Review: Manifest – Season 4, Part 1

After what seems a laboriously long wait between seasons, sci-fi mystery/drama series Manifest returns at long last for the first stretch of its final season! Miraculously revived by Netflix in the aftermath of being cancelled at NBC after three seasons, I have to say that it was certainly well worth the wait. We follow the … Continue reading TV Review: Manifest – Season 4, Part 1

TV Review: Big Mouth – Season 6

America’s favorite extra-raunchy animated series is back with a vengeance in season six of Big Mouth! I, for one, consider this to be Netflix’s second-best animated outing, after the masterful Bojack Horseman. Unlike that show, Big Mouth does not give an iota of care to its big dramatic scenes; this series has always leaned heavily … Continue reading TV Review: Big Mouth – Season 6

Film Review: Mr. Harrigan’s Phone

★★★★ An eerie meditation on our relationship with technology, leave it to Stephen King to craft an interesting, unconventional narrative tackling death head-on. Though it may be rated PG-13, Mr. Harrigan’s Phone has some bite by way of its creepy staying power, and thrall over the viewer. Superproducers Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy work with … Continue reading Film Review: Mr. Harrigan’s Phone