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TV Review: Stunning Storytelling in “Godless”

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: Stunning Storytelling in “Godless”

If you’ve seen any of the Godless trailers, you may think this show is a “feminist Western” about a town full of women. But that’s not what it’s about at all. It’s really a classic Western with some female-forward components. That’s not to say it’s bad. Godless, written and directed by Scott Frank, is an […]

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TV Review: Stranger Things 2 – Is the Second Season as Good as the First?

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: Stranger Things 2 – Is the Second Season as Good as the First?

Stranger Things, the Netflix series that launched a thousand memes (and a Chicago pop up bar) is back, just in time to pick out your Halloween costume! But the big question is…can it possibly be as good as the first season? This review covers the entire second season of Stranger Things, but no major spoilers […]

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TV Review: Lackluster “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: Lackluster “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”

On the heels of The People v. O.J. Simpson’s success, NBC is attempting to throw their hat into the ring with the exceptionally long-titled, Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders. Unfortunately, in this new “historical true crime” genre, The Menendez Murders pales in comparison. First of all, the Menendez case lacks much of […]

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TV Review: Hella Strong Second Season of “Insecure”

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: Hella Strong Second Season of “Insecure”

HBO’s Insecure just wrapped up it’s second season, and it’s no sophomore slump. While the first season seemed slow until the rush of action in the last few episodes, show creator/producer/star Issa Rae is killing it this season with new cast members, more trash raps, and all the male nudity you can handle (Seriously. Lots […]

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Preview: Prepping for an Epic Game of Thrones Finale

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl Preview: Prepping for an Epic Game of Thrones Finale

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m still catching my breath from last week’s battle scene. Last Sunday’s “Beyond the Wall” episode was spellbinding with it’s prolonged, tension-filled battle between a handful of the good guys and the mega-horde of slow-moving night walkers. Although we knew Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) was on her way with […]

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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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