Black Sails Season 1 Review “IV.”

The capacity of Black Sails to engage in landlocked tedium is truly surprising. Having now seen four hours of Flint, Vane, and others stand around and clear their throats, I think it's fair to wonder why...

Black Sails Season 1 Review “III.”

One of the many tricks in the arsenal of purveyors of dramatic television is the runaround episode. All shows have a certain type of story they wish to tell, but the network is often the one who sets the...

Black Sails Season 1 Review “II.”

The first episode of Black Sails opened with a bang (several, actually), and then devolved into lots of uninteresting land-based issues like bureaucracy, economics, and Spanish treasure galleons. After a...