Our full review of Gentefied season one!
From IMDb: “Three young alien beings with the ability to form a giant robotic warrior attempt to blend into suburbia, all while battling the tyrannical forces that ravaged their home world.” What I liked: A forgotten gem from master animator Genndy Tartakovsky, who I’ve mentioned before when reviewing his latest show, Primal. Paul Rudish andContinue reading “Sym-Bionic Titan (2010) (TV)”
From IMDb: “After breaking up with her longtime boyfriend, a woman tries to reconnect with the friends she lost during the relationship.” What I liked: What an extremely funny and smart commentary on modern day relationships, feminism, friendship and sex. Each character is delightfully comedic, and situations are wonderfully setup and paid off. Smartly nuanced,Continue reading “Dollface (2019) (TV – Season1)”
From IMDb: “John Mulaney and his kid pals tackle existential topics for all ages with catchy songs, comedy sketches and special guests in a nostalgic variety special.” What I liked: When I was a kid, “children’s shows” didn’t talk down to their audience. Shows like Sesame Street, The Electric Company and 3-2-1 Contact (of whichContinue reading “John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch (2019)”
From IMDb: “The Mandalorian comes face-to-face with an unexpected enemy. ” What I liked: Gratuitous Gina Carano entry. I really wish she’d get her own spin-off show, because I think she is the character with the most depth. She’s my favorite character on the show, celebrity-crush aside. Ialsoloveher. The full Biker Scouts scene at theContinue reading “The Mandalorian (2019) – Season Finale”
From IMDB: “An old rival extends an invitation for The Mandalorian to make peace.” What I liked: Hey it’s Gina Carano again! Can we just have a spin-off series based on her character? Call it “The Shock Trooper”. How does Mandy’s armor stay so shiny each episode? Does he spray it with a repellent orContinue reading “The Mandalorian (2019) – Episode 7”
From Netflix: “Ronny Chieng (“The Daily Show,” “Crazy Rich Asians”) takes center stage in this stand-up special and riffs on modern American life and more.” Editor’s note: Our first stand-up comedy special review! What I liked: Paints great social commentary through strong observational humor. He has a very serious and direct demeanor, which made meContinue reading “Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America (2019)”
From IMDB: “The travails of a lone bounty hunter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic. ” What I liked: Reservoir Dogs? Really? I think the show works best when we’re shown the “badass Mandalorian warrior” they keep telling us about. It’s essential to show some depth,Continue reading “The Mandalorian (2019) – Episode 6”