Jon Snow in "Stormborn"

‘Game of Thrones’ Recap and Review: ‘Stormborn’ Needs to Pick Up the Pace

Even though multiple plot points have been set in place, the series still feels like it’s struggling to find its ...

Game of Thrones

‘Game of Thrones’ Recap and Review: ‘Dragonstone’ Appeases a Forgetful Audience

All narratives face problems with making the context as compelling as the climax; and, in the series’ defense, it has ...


War and Peace in Space: 'Stellaris: Utopia' Enhances Galactic Empire Sim

I’ve poured many, many hours into "Stellaris,” and I can tell you that it’s worth your time.

Jake Johnson in "Win it All"

‘Win It All’ Well-Acted, Poorly Plotted

Anyone who has watched the trailer of the new Netflix original “Win It All” knows exactly what unfolds in the ...

Music Video Breakdown: ‘Hotline Bling’

Drake is misunderstood. He is, undoubtedly, one of the foremost musical talents of our generation.


‘Hour Two’ of ‘Shots Fired’ Unfocused and Uninteresting

While the first episode showed signs of a season that would dive deep into socially and politically relevant topics, this ...


Pilot of ‘Shots Fired’ an Ambitious Mess

An unarmed white man is shot and killed by a black police officer, prompting an intense investigation by the Department ...


‘Prison Break’ is Back Baby and, Well, Exactly the Same

Featuring constant action, against-all-odds survival, and the same reliable characters, “Prison Break” fails to either impress or disappoint its fans.

New Girl: Season 6 Finale

‘New Girl’ Possible Series Finale Holds Few Surprises

The end of the episode, in which all of the characters are happily coupled, wraps up the show well in ...


'Archer' Aims at Noir Dreamland

Picking up with the season seven cliffhanger, the season eight premiere finds ex-spy, ex-drug trafficker, and potentially ex-detective Sterling Archer ...

Steve Aoki's Yardfest Performance

Who Should Be the 2017 Yardfest Headliner?

Rakesh Khurana is a multitalented man and as a musical act, he could be legendary.

"The Final Chapter: The Day in the Life"

'Bones' Series Finale Bittersweet and Paced Poorly

The series finale of the show offers emotional tension through music and nostalgia, but fails to deliver fully because of ...


Recap: No Lines Left to Cross in 'The Americans'

​“The Americans” is doing its best to juggle a number of plotlines in its fifth season. That makes for great ...


Recap: ‘You Get What You Need’ Devastating and Magnificent

We’ve spent week after week dwelling on the submerged pain of all these women, and in “You Get What You ...


Music Video Breakdown: ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,’ by ZAYN and Taylor Swift

Think of Zayn and Taylor as a pair of fun TFs leading a review section. Only this is no ordinary ...