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TV Review: Negatives Outweigh the Positives in “The OA”

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: Negatives Outweigh the Positives in “The OA”

Netflix quietly released The OA in mid-December, and if you haven’t watched the show yet, read carefully. This review covers all eight episodes. The series was impressively created by friends and frequent collaborators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij. If you’ve seen any of their previous projects like Sound of My Voice, you might have a […]

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The Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2016

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl The Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2016

2016 was a banner year for television with so many gems to choose from. So this holiday season, if you find yourself with some time to binge on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon or HBONow — or if you just want to avoid your family — fire up your subscription of choice and snuggle up with any […]

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TV Review: “Westworld” is a Show for Smarties

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: “Westworld” is a Show for Smarties

The season finale of Westworld aired on Sunday, December 4th, so if you’re not all caught up on the season, read carefully. HBO’s Westworld is a darker, more sophisticated take on Michael Crichton’s 1973 movie. If you haven’t seen the film, I wouldn’t go back and watch it. It’s pretty terrible. The only interesting things […]

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TV Review: “This Is Us” Gives You All the Feels

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: “This Is Us” Gives You All the Feels

I have to admit, I was hesitant about this show at first. I pre-judged NBC’s This Is Us to be nothing more than a nighttime soap, starring Mandy Moore of all people. And while there is certainly drama on this show, there is So. Much. More. Every Tuesday, I saddle up with some tissues and […]

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Trailer Roundup: Rogue One, Tommy Wiseau, Operator & Bill Nye

Walker Evans Walker Evans Trailer Roundup: Rogue One, Tommy Wiseau, Operator & Bill Nye

What a slow week for new trailers. It’s almost as if no one wanted to have their shiny new promotional material buried under the weight of a new Star Wars trailer. And that was a probably a wise decision. Those few who went up against it are still worth a special mention, and you can […]

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TV Review: “Transparent” Waxes Existential in Season 3

Martha Trydahl Martha Trydahl TV Review: “Transparent” Waxes Existential in Season 3

“When one person in a family transitions, everyone transitions.” Shelly (Judith Light) said it best during her well-received temple talk. The past seasons have found the Pfefferman family members in a holding pattern, stuck in their own transitions, waiting to “come out”. While Season 2 focused on epigenetics and how the Pfefferman family in 1930s […]

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Trailer Roundup: Power Rangers, Walking Dead, John Wick 2 & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Trailer Roundup: Power Rangers, Walking Dead, John Wick 2 & More

There’s only a handful of new movie trailers and tv show trailers released this past week, but what we lack in quantity, we make up for in quality. A couple of popular shows are returning soon, and some successful film franchises are getting sequels and reboots — because that’s what Hollywood does. Check out all […]

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