Who wrote this?

I've been re-watching season one of the new Doctor Who, and it is so refreshingly good from the newer seasons. Mainly because it makes sense, character's choices have reasons, cause and effect exist, etc. That is, until I got to 'the empty child'. Watching that I started to have the same, vaguely annoyed feeling of …

Doctor what?

I watched the season 10 premier of Doctor Who in my local theater on Monday, and was pleasantly surprised at my lack of confusion, irritation and boredom. The previous two seasons have been plagued by lazy writing leading to rushed, confusing, overly-manipulative plot-lines. So I was expecting to do a lot of sighing and woling …

Doctor Who Writes this stuff?

I've been catching up on Doctor Who. I hadn't seen any of the Peter Capaldi episodes, and just finished season 8. I don't know if I'm getting older, or the show is going downhill... but, way too many of the episodes in that season were kind of lame. It seemed to be a recurring theme …

Jessica Jones, the hero TV needed

Disclaimer: I do not read comics or care about super hero movies or shows in general, and had never heard of Jessica Jones before this show.  Jessica Jones is another brilliant Netflix original. It's a dark, exciting, interesting show about a private investigator with a painful past, and a sociopath who can control minds. But--it's …