TV Series Review: Magic City

by Brad Nelson1/26/18
I’ll tell you right off the bat that I’m probably going to hell for watching this series. It’s a dark, somewhat pornographic, gangster-violence series. You may need to take a shower after watching it. More » • (49 views)

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Series Review: Electric Dreams

by Steve Lancaster1/13/18
By Phillip K. Dick  •  This is an original series from Dr. Evil (Jeff Bezos) Amazon. I have watched the first four of ten stories. I say stories as they lay out as short stories in a book. More » • (205 views)

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TV Series Review: Sophia

by Steve Lancaster1/2/18
In 15th Century Russia, the last Byzantium Princess, Sophia Palaiologina, moves from Rome to distant Moscow to marry Czar Ivan III. Destined to become the first influential female figure of the Russian Empire, Sophia overcomes court intrigue and betrayals More » • (714 views)

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TV Series Review: The Wire

by Steve Lancaster9/18/17
The Wire is a five-season crime drama from HBO. It is available on Amazon Prime. The series is 60 episodes and the first thing I recommend is that you think of each season as an extremely long movie. Each season has a general theme that reappears in the next season most often as a side note to some other investigation. More » • (304 views)

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TV Series Review: True Detective

by Steve Lancaster8/26/17
True Detective is available on Amazon or as part of your HBO subscription.  •  True Detective should be much better than it is. I had previously avoided watching this 2-season series. In part, because I dislike Woody Harrelson as an actor. I find him one-dimensional and stiff. More » • (349 views)

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TV Series Review: Westworld (HBO)

by Steve Lancaster6/13/17
Asimov’s three rules of robotics: 1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.  •  2) A robot must obey orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.  •  3) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law. More » • (615 views)

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TV Series Review: Salem

by David Norris4/2/17
If you want to see how Marxism and Satanism are kissing cousins, then “Salem” is the show for you.  In all honesty though, I cannot recommend that anyone ever watch this program. More » • (1685 views)

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Cable Series Review: Murder Must Advertise

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu9/19/16
A BBC Drama Mini-Series  •  It is the summer of 1933 and London is hot. A young man falls down the spiral staircase in Pym’s Advertising Agency and breaks his neck. His replacement Mr. Bredon, personally hired by Mr. Pym, shows up rather more quickly than is considered tasteful. More » • (523 views)

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TV Series Review: Daredevil

Daredevilby David Norris3/28/16
Daredevil  –  Superhero for a progressive audience?  Throughout this series the elite are occasionally glimpsed at high end parties, untouched by the unpleasantness of the street, where a diverse and multi-cultural cast reside in the second season of this Marvel series. More » • (1022 views)

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TV Series Review: True Blood

TrueBloodby Brad Nelson2/13/16
Here’s another HBO soap opera, spiced up by liberal amounts of T&A whose point, one might suppose, is to disguise the fact that you are indeed watching a glorified soap opera. More » • (1239 views)

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TV Series Review: Narcos

Narcosby David Norris8/29/15
This superbly produced Netflix series is part crime drama, part history lesson, and is definitely worth watching. I didn’t have a lot of background about the Columbian drug cartels going into this, but much of the ‘headlines’ from the 1980’s came popping back into my head as the story unfolded. More » • (1529 views)

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TV Series Review: Vera

Veraby Kung Fu Zu 1/13/15
As those who have read any of my reviews on British TV may recall, I find the disease of political correctness has pretty much infected the lot. Imagine then, my surprise, when I tuned into a new detective series presently being broadcast by PBS More » • (2131 views)

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