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TV Review: “GLOW” the Perfect Summer Binge

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: “GLOW” the Perfect Summer Binge

From 1986-1990, there was a real Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling television show. Shot in Vegas, the original GLOW was known for it’s all-female cast of outlandish characters, extreme dramatics, and so. Much. Spandex. Inspired by the 2012 documentary GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, along with a slew of YouTube videos, Liz Flahive […]

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Top 10 Comic Con Trailers Worth Watching

Walker Evans Walker Evans Top 10 Comic Con Trailers Worth Watching

The annual Comic Con convention took place this weekend, and even if you weren’t in attendance in San Diego, it means a whole weekend’s worth of new trailers to watch for the most anticipated movies, tv shows, tv movies, theatrical tv releases and everything else in between. Below are 10 noteworthy trailers worth checking out […]

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TV Review: History on Repeat in The Handmaid’s Tale

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: History on Repeat in The Handmaid’s Tale

Over 30 years ago, Margaret Atwood wrote The Handmaid’s Tale from her home behind the Berlin Wall. Like many of the best dystopian authors, she took the struggles and fears of the time, blended them together, and set them on fire. Frighteningly, those struggles still resonate in 2017. Especially on the heels of the Women’s […]

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TV Review: Aziz Ansari is literally the “Master of None”

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: Aziz Ansari is literally the “Master of None”

Fresh off the rave reviews from the first season, Master of None returns to Netflix with a decidedly different feel. Co-creators Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang seem to be indulging in their artistic sides in the second season. You’ll find extremely different styles and storylines in each episode. For example, the first episode, “The Thief,” […]

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TV Review: AMC’s “The Son,” a Struggling, Shallow Western

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: AMC’s “The Son,” a Struggling, Shallow Western

AMC’s Saturday night Western, The Son, is based on the novel by Philipp Meyer. The novel was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, but ironically, it is the writing that is the downfall of the television series. The characters are woefully underwritten. They lack motivation and depth, despite the fact that there’s plenty of room for […]

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TV Review: Big Little Lies

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: Big Little Lies

In the middle of an argument with his wife, Ed Mackenzie (Adam Scott) aptly said, “In every marriage there is pretending.” In HBO’s Big Little Lies, we saw the many facets of this statement. Rarely is the persona that is presented to the public a representation of true life. At first, none of the characters […]

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TV Review: Tom Hardy’s New “Taboo” is Totally Binge Worthy

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: Tom Hardy’s New “Taboo” is Totally Binge Worthy

Taboo, currently airing Tuesday nights on FX, is a dark, shadowy show set in 1814 London. Tom Hardy and his father Chips Hardy came up with the show’s concept along with Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders). With Tom Hardy also producing and starring in the show, Taboo obviously plays to his strengths as an actor. The […]

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