Monday, January 28, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019

You're the Worst Season 5, Episode 1, "The Intransigence of Love"

I wrote about the excellent ode to 1990s romantic comedies in the season five premiere of You're the Worst for Cultured Vultures. You can check it out here.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

After the misfires that were the Andrew Garfield Spider-Man films, and two out of three varyingly disappointing Tobey Maguire Spider-Man films, what a treat it has been to see two films within a year and a half that perfectly capture much of what’s great about Spider-Man. These two films are of course Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and this year’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (with special mention going to the 2004 Spider-Man 2, which is a superb overall film, if an inferior representation of the character).

Friday, October 12, 2018

Better Call Saul Season 4, Episode 10, “Winner”

The season four finale of Better Call Saul, “Winner,” is aptly named, as it offers up a great finale to another ultimately strong season of television. This season has had lagging moments, but when firing on all cylinders like it is here, even previously lackluster or mixed bag plots like the construction of the super lab come to life in new and exciting ways.