Category Archives: TV Reviews

Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Doctor Who – Deep Breath

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 100% (Critics) / 93% (Audience)
Directed By: Ben Wheatley
Written By: Stephen Moffat
Starring: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman
Channel: BBC

Synopsis:Season 8 begins with Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor. In the opener, the Doctor and Clara are in Victorian London where a dinosaur is on the loose and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions take place. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Leaked Comic Book TV Show Pilots Edition

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Based on DC Comics characters, THE FLASH and CONSTANTINE TV shows are two of the more hotly anticipated shows set to debut this fall. So you can just imagine what a treat it was to the more geek oriented of us when the pilots for both shows leaked. Now I won’t go into detail about what nefarious means I used to get my grubby mitts on these two shows but get them I did and now I shall share my thoughts on them.

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: True Blood

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 50% (Critics) / 83% (Audience)
Episode Title: “Jesus Gonna Be Here”
Directed By: Stephen Moyer
Starring: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell and Ryan Kwanten
Network: HBO

Synopsis:A band of rogue H-vamps crashes the vampire-human mixer at Merlotte’s, with shocking results. As Sookie seeks refuge from accusations that she’s somehow to blame for the chaos in Bon Temps, the “one vampire for every human” plan moves forward. In the face of a vigilante insurrection led by redneck Vince, Bill receives aid from an unexpected source. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Penny Dreadful

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: NA (Critics) / 34% (Audience)
Created By: John Logan
Starring: Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Harry Treadaway and Josh Hartnett
Network: A&E

Synopsis:Some of literature’s most famously terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula. become embroiled in Victorian London. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Believe

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Created By: Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Friedman
Directed By: Alfonso Cuarón
Written By: Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Friedman
Starring: Jake McLaughlin, Johnny Sequoyah, Jamie Chung, Sienna Guillory and Delroy Lindo
Network: NBC

Synopsis:Believe is about an unlikely relationship between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Those Who Kill

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Directed By: Joe Carnahan
Written By: Glen Morgan
Starring: Chloë Sevigny, James D’Arcy, James Morrison
Network: A&E

Synopsis:“Those Who Kill” follows Catherine Jensen (Chloë Sevigny), a recently promoted homicide detective who enlists the help of Thomas Schaeffer (James D’Arcy), a forensic psychologist, to track down serial killers and relentlessly seeks the truth behind the disappearance of her brother. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Star-Crossed

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 64% (Critics) / 100% (Audience)
Created By: Meredith Averill
Written By: Cole Haddon
Starring: Aimee Teegarden, Matt Lanter, Malese Jow and Grey Damon
Network: The CW

Synopsis:About an epic romance between a human girl and an alien boy when he and eight others of his kind are integrated into a suburban high school 10 years after they landed on Earth and were consigned to an internment camp. (Source)

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