Posts tagged "NBC"

Series Premiere: State of Affairs Review

Series Premiere: State of Affairs Review
State of Affairs bills itself as The Blacklist with little bit of Homeland spice and just a touch of that Scandal flair. On paper, that sounds like a show of epic, legendary proportions; almost too good to be true. Which is probably why State of Affairs fails at its attempt. Now, that’s not to say... Read more »

The Blacklist Recap: The Decembrist

The Blacklist Recap: The Decembrist
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Blacklist Season 2, Ep. 8 – “The Decembrist.” The Blacklist is like the most frustrating Russian nesting doll. Every time it narrows in on a master criminal its revealed there’s an even bigger, more evil master criminal beneath him. I don’t argue that The Blacklist... Read more »

The Blacklist Recap: The Scimitar

The Blacklist Recap: The Scimitar
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Blacklist Season 2, Ep. 7 – “The Scimitar.” “Personally, I make it a habit to avoid habits.” — Red We finally got a little backstory on Samar and, surprise, she’s hardcore assassin. Given the extracurricular activities of the rest of the crew, this shouldn’t be... Read more »
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The Blacklist Recap: The Mombasa Cartel

The Blacklist Recap: The Mombasa Cartel
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Blacklist Season 2, Ep. 6 – “The Mombasa Cartel.” Leave it to The Blacklist to give us the most haunting image of this Halloween season. This may only be the start of Halloween episodes for the week, but I can’t imagine much can top a... Read more »

The Blacklist Recap: The Front

The Blacklist Recap: The Front
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Blacklist Season 2, Ep. 5 – “The Front.” “Does the FBI do a Christmas party?” — Red The Blacklist got their Da Vinci Code on this week with secret organizations and hidden maps in priceless works of art. There were also plague-ridden bones and master... Read more »

The Blacklist Recap: Dr. Linus Creel

The Blacklist Recap: Dr. Linus Creel
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Blacklist Season 2, Ep. 4 – “Dr. Linus Creel.” “This government can’t make up its own mind let alone control one. “ Look, I’m not gonna pretend to understand all this secret government mind control stuff. Basically the government is shady, they don’t do thorough... Read more »
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The Blacklist Recap: Dr. James Covington

The Blacklist Recap: Dr. James Covington
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Blacklist Season 2, Ep. 3 — “Dr. James Covington.” Welcome back, Tom, or should I say Dream Tom. Liz’s sub-conscious made sure she knew she still doesn’t trust Red and made her jumpy enough to accost an innocent citizen. And by innocent citizen I mean... Read more »

Series Premiere: Bad Judge Review

Series Premiere: Bad Judge Review
Look, I get that Bad Judge has a lot going against it. It’s premise, that a judge can show up to work drunk, in booty shorts and have sex with witnesses in her chambers, it utterly ridiculous. The inclusion of a friendship with a child is strange beyond words. And the title is embarrassingly bad.... Read more »

The Blacklist Recap: Monarch Douglas Bank

The Blacklist Recap: Monarch Douglas Bank
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Blacklist Season 2, Ep. 2 – “Monarch Douglas Bank.” “The copper mine will have to wait. We’re going to Warsaw.” — Red One of the best parts of The Blacklist is its ability to be a gritty crime drama while also inhabiting a comic book... Read more »
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The Blacklist Recap: Lord Baltimore

The Blacklist Recap: Lord Baltimore
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Blacklist Season 2, Ep. 1 – “Lord Baltimore.” Wouldn’t it be nice to live in a world where you have access to hellfire missiles to get what you want? Of course that means you’d also live in a world where paying off bounty hunters out... Read more »