The Young Pope is witty, ruthless, and thrilling

After watching the trailer for The Young Pope on YouTube, I had to ask my uncle for his HBO login. Pope Pius XIII, AKA Lenny Belardo (Jude Law), the youngest pope and the first one from America, deeply intrigued me. The College of Cardinals voted for Lenny as they believed he would be easy to … Continue reading The Young Pope is witty, ruthless, and thrilling

The Walking Dead Predictions

Warning: spoilers in this article. The second episode from the seventh season of AMC’s The Walking Dead was much more peaceful and less gory than the premiere. Predictions for the premiere held true, as Glenn was not the only one to get "Lucille," but Abraham as well. In episode two, we met the first "good" leader in … Continue reading The Walking Dead Predictions

AHS takes on Roanoke the Lost Colony

The premier of the sixth season of American Horror Story was not the best of what the show has offered viewers in the past. There were a few jump scares, but nothing too terrifying. Besides the themes of race and history, there was one certain thing that kept viewers coming back for more with the … Continue reading AHS takes on Roanoke the Lost Colony

House of Cards season 4 offers hope of a return-to-form

At this point, fans of House of Cards should know what the show is all about. The Emmy-winning Netflix series presents itself initially as a smart, insider political drama, but in actuality, it is a primetime soap. In essence, House of Cards is a guilty-pleasure without the guilt—the best kind. The change began in season … Continue reading House of Cards season 4 offers hope of a return-to-form

Fuller House – Is It Worth Your Time?

“Whatever happened to predictability? The milkman, the paperboy, the evening T.V…” Full House is back, and this time it is slightly Fuller, but make no mistake. The theme song places an intrinsic value on predictability and the premiere of this sequel series does not forget it. Almost the entire original cast (sans the Olsen twins) … Continue reading Fuller House – Is It Worth Your Time?

Is Judd Apatow’s “Love” Worth It?

A new TV show called Love following the romantic endeavors of two individuals who are also drawn to each other screams of clichés, but when I saw that it would stream on Netflix (famous for streaming), star Gillian Jacobs (famous for Community), and was created by Judd Apatow (famous for everything), I decided to give … Continue reading Is Judd Apatow’s “Love” Worth It?

Survivor: Kaôh Rōng

When the twist for Survivor: Cagayan, the series’ 28th season, was announced – dividing contestants into tribes based on their primary attributes, Brains, Brawns, or Beauty – I was quick to assert that the Beauty tribe would dominate the game. They’d have a great mix of social skills and an unthreatening façade, I argued; you … Continue reading Survivor: Kaôh Rōng

This season of America’s Next Top Model is the most diverse one yet

The hit CW Network show America's Next Top Model is back and crazier than ever—with arguably the most diverse cast the reality show has ever seen. Cycle 22 premiered on Aug. 5, leaving us all shocked by how different each and every contestant on this season is.  For the first time in ANTM history, host Tyra Banks made the decision to remove the height requirement … Continue reading This season of America’s Next Top Model is the most diverse one yet