Tag: TV

2017 Golden Globe Predictions

2017 Golden Globe Predictions
Awards season is here and first up, that are televised anyway, are the Golden Globes. The largely inconsequential Golden Globes. But, while these awards have very little to do with the rest of awards season, they do tend to be a lot of fun thanks to the colliding worlds of TV and film and the... Read more »

The Best TV Shows of 2016

The Best TV Shows of 2016
You can feel it in the air, its the most magical time of the whole year… the unveiling of the Official Mainville Report TV Awards! And, due to the overwhelming amount of fantastic to fair TV crowding the airwaves, these prestigious awards have grown to include more categories than ever before. Also, I’m terrible at narrowing... Read more »

Good Girls Revolt Review

Good Girls Revolt Review
Three of my most favorite things, in no particular order, are TV, feminism and the period of drastic cultural change and fantastic fashion that occurred between the mid 60s and late 70s. So to say Good Girls Revolt is within my wheelhouse is a drastic understatement. It literally is my wheelhouse. Good Girls Revolt, Amazon’s... Read more »
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Easy Review: Each Episode Ranked from Good to Great

Easy Review: Each Episode Ranked from Good to Great
Joe Swanberg has made a career out of relationships. His filmography is full of small stories of love and friendship and marriage that always manage to say something much bigger. So its no surprise that his first foray into television is a bunch of small stories about relationships of every kind that add up to... Read more »

Fall TV Premieres: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Fall TV Premieres: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
It is fall TV time once again and this week was chock full of new series vying for out attention. But which ones really deserved it? Let the following list guide you on your small screen journey. The Good This Is Us (NBC): This show has no right to be as good as it is.... Read more »

2016 Emmy Predictions

2016 Emmy Predictions
As the world’s greatest athletes take the stage in Rio, armed only with years of practice and preparation to prove themselves the best, I too stretch out my opinionating muscles and prepare for my own version of the Olympics. Here, dear readers, are my 2016 Emmy predictions. DRAMA OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES Game of Thrones Mr.... Read more »
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A Couple of Critics Podcast: New TV and The Nice Guys Review

A Couple of Critics Podcast: New TV and The Nice Guys Review
After last week‘s teaser episode, we’re back with a real episode this week. As usual, we discuss movie news (including the new Beauty and the Beast trailer and the latest Suicide Squad news), run though the new batch of TV coming for you this fall/midseason and then close with a review of The Nice Guys.... Read more »

The 15 Most Promising TV Shows of the 2016/17 Season

The 15 Most Promising TV Shows of the 2016/17 Season
This week the networks announced their new schedules for the next TV season and I have done the hard work of watching every single trailer and reading every single synopsis to put together this comprehensive list of all the shows you might care about. You’re welcome. Take a look at the list below and let... Read more »

A Couple of Critics Podcast: What We've Been Watching

A Couple of Critics Podcast: What We've Been Watching
We’re back! And we’ve been away for far too long so we have a lot of catching up to do. To get back into the swing of this podcasting thing we spent the entire episode going over all the great (and not so great) things we’ve been watching since our last podcast. And we’ve watched... Read more »
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A Couple of Critics Podcast: Midseason Shows and Oscar Picks

A Couple of Critics Podcast: Midseason Shows and Oscar Picks
After a slightly extended hiatus the critics are back to talk about all things pop culture. This week we’re looking at what midseason shows have to offer and then we’re diving right into the fray and naming our picks for the Oscars. Get your pencils ready to take copious notes. We’re real good at predicting... Read more »