The Blacklist Episode 16 Mako Tanida (3)

The Blacklist Season 1 Review “Mako Tanida”

Throughout its freshman season, The Blacklist has been careful about divulging secrets from their main plot. Last week, we finally arrived at Tom's secret identity (kind of). The shadow agency who keeps...

The Good Wife Season 5 Review “A Few Words”

Most weeks, The Good Wife tries to cram in more characters than most shows could only begin to know what to do with. Most of the time, they do it pretty seamlessly. The bouncing around can seem...

Black Sails Season 1 Review “VIII.”

Much like a group of pirates working in a consortium to bring commerce to a remote island in the Atlantic Ocean, a television show strikes an odd and delicate relationship with its viewership. From the...
Hannibal Season 2 Episode 3 Hassun (4)

Hannibal Season 2 Review “Hassun”

In a show with as heavy of a plot as Hannibal, it's pertinent on occasion to work through some necessary details. At some point in this second season, Will Graham was going to have his day in court. It's...

Black Sails Season 1 Review “VII.”

As television viewers we've been accustomed to penultimate episodes being the action high point of the season. It has become like the climax of a book that saves the final chapter for conclusion and...
Hannibal Season 2 Episode 2 Sakizuki (2)

Hannibal Season 2 Review “Sakizuki”

Due to the subject matter of the series, Hannibal is never going to cultivate a large audience. It's spooky, graphic, and horrifying in the most "don't watch with the lights out" kind of ways. Now with...
The Blacklist Episode 15 The Judge (1)

The Blacklist Season 1 Review “The Judge”

A few days late (and definitely several dollars short), but I'm now ready to discuss this week's episode of The Blacklist. Rain, snow, DVR playback issues, or a 12 year imprisonment could keep me from my...

Black Sails Season 1 Review “VI.”

After last week's episode, it was possible to assume that maybe Black Sails was simply biding their time until the budget would allow them to let loose with all the high seas action. Apparently, it was...
Hannibal Season 2 Episode 1 Kaiseki (9)

Hannibal Season 2 Premiere Review “Kaiseki”

Before Hannibal was set to premiere last spring, there were plenty of reservations about the program. First, it was on NBC Thursday at 10 PM; a notorious dead zone where shows have failed for NBC since ER...