tv review

  1. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    Sam Posten The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review In 1980 Ray Bradbury's classic science fiction tale The Martian Chronicles was adapted for a TV mini-series. Rock Hudson headlined this three-night made-for-TV event, and it's really saying something that I don't think I ever heard anything...
  2. Todd Erwin

    DVD Review Big Hero Six: The Series – Back in Action! DVD Review

    Todd Erwin Big Hero Six: The Series – Back in Action! DVD Review Disney Channel’s Big Hero 6: The Series – Back in Action brings the first seven episodes from the currently airing first season, including the 43-minute pilot movie, to DVD. [review]
  3. Todd Erwin

    UHD Review Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season UHD Review

    Todd Erwin Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season UHD Review HBO’s signature series Game of Thrones makes its 4K debut with Season One. But is it worth the upgrade? [review]
  4. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Invaders: The Complete Series DVD Review

    Matt Hough The Invaders: The Complete Series DVD Review The two seasons of The Invaders included some serious drama amid its sci-fi trappings for fans of the genre, and it emerges as one of the more entertaining alien invasion series. [review]
  5. Todd Erwin

    DVD Review Z-O-M-B-I-E-S DVD Review

    Todd Erwin Z-O-M-B-I-E-S DVD Review Z-O-M-B-I-E-S is a Disney Channel Original Movie that doesn't try all that hard to put forth its message on segregation and racism, and instead wants to play it light while singing and dancing. [review]
  6. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 11 Blu-ray Review

    Todd Erwin Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 11 Blu-ray Review 18 years after the Satellilte of Love fell out of orbit on SyFy at the end of its 10th season, Mystery Science Theater 3000 returned with 14 new episodes and a new cast on Netflix, following a highly successful Kickstarter...
  7. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review The Handmaid's Tale Season One Blu-ray Review

    Neil Middlemiss The Handmaid's Tale Season One Blu-ray Review Politically poignant, The Handmaid’s Tale is compelling, heartbreaking, enraging and angering television. A superb production supports a top-rate cast, led by Elizabeth Moss’ outstanding performance. It’s a cry against the savage...
  8. Todd Erwin

    DVD Review LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Complete Season Two DVD Review

    Todd Erwin LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Complete Season Two DVD Review Taking place between The Empire Strikes Back and through Return of the Jedi, the Disney XD series LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures is an often hilarious, family-friendly animated sitcom. [review]
  9. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review Game of Thrones: The Complete Seventh Season Blu-ray Review

    Todd Erwin Game of Thrones: The Complete Seventh Season Blu-ray Review The abbreviated seventh season of HBO's popular Game of Thrones manages to strategically set all the pieces into play for the upcoming final season's showdown between Westeros and the White Walkers. [review]
  10. Todd Erwin

    UHD Review Westworld: The Complete First Season UHD Review

    Todd Erwin Westworld: The Complete First Season UHD Review A sequel of sorts but definitely inspired by Michael Crichton's 1973 film of the same name, Westworld was a smashing success in its first season on HBO, and becomes the first television series released on 4K UHD Blu-ray. [review]
  11. Todd Erwin

    UHD Review Peanuts Holiday Collection UHD Review

    Todd Erwin Peanuts Holiday Collection UHD Review Warner's decision to bring classic animated television holiday specials that were originally created for the small screens of the mid to late 1960s is an odd one. Granted, the Peanuts Holiday Collection contains three of the highest rated...
  12. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Sleepy Hollow: The Complete Fourth Season DVD Review

    Matt Hough Sleepy Hollow: The Complete Fourth Season DVD Review After four seasons of gradually ebbing ratings, Fox finally put an end to its supernatural thriller Sleepy Hollow but not before trying it on several different nights and in its last season moving its locale and adding a mostly...
  13. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Modern Family: The Complete Eighth Season DVD Review

    Matt Hough Modern Family: The Complete Eighth Season DVD Review It’s pretty inevitable that after eight years on the air, the freshness and zip in the writing and performing would have abated somewhat in any television show, and sadly that also applies to ABC’s Modern Family, still the...
  14. Matt Hough

    DVD Review This Is Us: The Complete First Season DVD Review

    Matt Hough This Is Us: The Complete First Season DVD Review One of the few shining gems of the 2016-2017 television season was NBC’s This Is Us, the story of four generations of an American family as they walk, run, strut, and stumble through life, love, career, birth, and death. [review]
  15. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Elementary: The Fifth Season DVD Review

    Matt Hough Elementary: The Fifth Season DVD Review An excellent fifth season of Elementary afforded all of the cast the chance to expand their characters in new directions and offered viewers another tantalizing array of mysteries on which to puzzle. [review]
  16. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Shooter: Season One DVD Review

    Matt Hough Shooter: Season One DVD Review Television series based on hit films are nothing new, but it’s a rare television series that spends its entire first season basically remaking the movie on which it was based: Shooter does just that. [review]
  17. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Untouchables: The Scarface Mob DVD Review

    Matt Hough The Untouchables: The Scarface Mob DVD Review The Scarface Mob may take some liberties with the real story for the sake of dramatic impact, but it’s an enjoyable feature length look at the origin of television’s The Untouchables and is recommended for fans who don’t already have...
  18. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Father Dowling Mysteries: The Complete Series DVD Review

    Matt Hough Father Dowling Mysteries: The Complete Series DVD Review One of the real hard luck kids of network television was Father Dowling Mysteries, a middling crime series that never quite seemed to catch a break. [review]
  19. Matt Hough

    DVD Review I Love Lucy Superstar Special #2 DVD Review

    Matt Hough I Love Lucy Superstar Special #2 DVD Review In the spring of 2016, CBS once again presented two newly colorized episodes of its legendary sitcom I Love Lucy under the banner Superstar Special #2. These colorized episodes of one of the all-time great comedy series have always been...
  20. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Bones: The Complete Eleventh Season DVD Review

    Matt Hough Bones: The Complete Eleventh Season DVD Review Among the darkest of its eleven seasons on the air, Fox’s Bones and its producers explored new and sometimes off-putting personal and professional territory in bringing their penultimate season to television screens. [review] Read more.
  21. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray Review

    Todd Erwin Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray Review The sixth season of HBO’s popular series Game of Thrones answers and resolves a number of questions viewers were left with at the end of season five. The season also has some surprising guest cameos and the return of some...
  22. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review American Horror Story: Hotel Blu-ray Review

    matt-hough American Horror Story: Hotel Blu-ray Review The fifth installment of FX’s hit series American Horror Story subtitled Hotel is the least effective yet of the ongoing series, offering a decent set-up for horror that instead comes down on the side of sentimental domesticity and...
  23. Matt Hough

    DVD Review I Love Lucy Superstar Special #1 DVD Review

    matt-hough I Love Lucy Superstar Special #1 DVD Review CBS’ most recent foray into colorization was two more episodes of its classic I Love Lucy show, a network mainstay since the early 1950s and still a ratings champion each time the network finds some new way to package the outrageous...
  24. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Andy Griffith Show Christmas Special DVD Review

    matt-hough The Andy Griffith Show Christmas Special DVD Review Though The Andy Griffith Show Christmas Special was broadcast in high definition which is naturally missing on this standard definition DVD, the quality of the comedy is what’s foremost of importance, and this disc serves as a...
  25. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Modern Family: The Complete Seventh Season DVD Review

    matt-hough Modern Family: The Complete Seventh Season DVD Review The wacky adventures of the Pritchetts and the Dunphys continue unabated in the seventh season of ABC’s hit sitcom Modern Family. [review] Click here to read the original article.
  26. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Good Wife: The Final Season DVD Review

    matt-hough The Good Wife: The Final Season DVD Review A grand and glorious network drama comes to its end with the seventh and final season of CBS’ The Good Wife. [review] Click here to read the original article.
  27. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Gunsmoke: The Twelfth Season, Volume 1 DVD Review

    matt-hough Gunsmoke: The Twelfth Season, Volume 1 DVD Review While Matt Dillion’s presence is always missed when he’s not a part of the main action, his absence usually doesn’t dissipate the purely entertaining dramatic value of the episodes in the first volume of season twelve of Gunsmoke...
  28. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Scorpion: Season Two DVD Review

    matt-hough Scorpion: Season Two DVD Review CBS’ Scorpion, which was one of the surprise hits of the 2014-2015 season, obviously tried to up its ante for its sophomore run. Thus, the missions became more complex and far more international in scope, and there was far more emphasis on the...
  29. Matt Hough

    DVD Review NCIS: New Orleans - The Second Season DVD Review

    matt-hough NCIS: New Orleans - The Second Season DVD Review There was no sophomore slump for NCIS: New Orleans as the program continued to offer in its second season tasty views of one of America’s favorite cities along with some intriguing crime solving and more than acceptable mysteries...
  30. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Blu-ray Review

    matt-hough The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Blu-ray Review Covering probably the most sensational murder trial in the last years of the 20th century, The People V. O.J. Simpson marks the first installment in Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story series. [review] Click here to...