Preacher (Season 1)

Preacher  developed by Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg, and Seth Rogen for AMC starring Dominic Cooper is a welcome addition to my list of top shows to watch. A dark comedy featuring a small-town preacher with a dubious past who suddenly becomes a host to a mysterious entity that allows him to literally compel people to think... Continue Reading →

Legion (2017)

I just finished the first season of Legion, created for FX by Noah Hawley, based on the Marvel Comics character David Haller / Legion and I must say that I now hooked. I had my doubts with the first couple episodes its paltry eight-episode season but I now only have respect for Noah Hawley's work on this... Continue Reading →

Penny Dreadful (2014-2016)

A glorious, gothic feast that ended far too soon. John Logan's Penny Dreadful, immediately caught my attention when it first came out in 2014. Drawing inspiration from the 19th century cheap fiction called penny dreadfuls which were about sensational and lurid stories. Of course, it also bears a close resemblance to the 1999 comic series, League of... Continue Reading →

Closet Monster (2015)

Coming of age movies are a dime a dozen. Often resorting to nostalgia and cheap sentiment in order to draw the audience in. Closet Monster, written and directed by Stephen Dunn and starring Connor Jessup tackles the same terrain with a sensitivity and humor that is quite unlike any other film out there. Oscar Madly, played... Continue Reading →

Hannibal (TV Series)

Hannibal (TV Series, 2013-2015) A deliciously dark and macabre show that is unlike anything you'll see on TV. Loosely based off Thomas Harris' Lecter novels, the show follows the often uncomfortable relationship between FBI profiler,  Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) and Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen). The show is more interested in the "alchemy of lies... Continue Reading →

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