This week, we got to say goodbye to “Fleishman is in Trouble”, a mini series that had some of the best writing and acting on television, but went virtually unnoticed beyond your television connoisseurs. I don’t want to clutter up this celebration with too much angst over how poorly the
Giving FX a good television show is like hanging a beautiful painting in a rural storage locker. It will still be beautiful, but almost no one will see it. The beautiful painting in this case is “Fleishman is in Trouble”, the wonderful mini series that is streaming on FX on
“Causeway” is a movie that had to be made. And the fact that we get an Academy Award winner, like Jennifer Lawrence, playing a traumatized war veteran struggling to transition back to the civilian world, in a film like this is wonderful. But in making a thoughtful and realistic portrait
When talking to friends or new acquaintances about TV, I’ll get asked about the shows I actually enjoy. Because we’ve been rebooted and revisioned to hell, I love creatively different stuff. And Atlanta has been arguably the most creatively different show over the past few years (right there with “Barry”).
In what was one of the most provocative episodes of this wild and genre spanning television show, Atlanta tackled a reality where reparation lawsuits were redistributing the wealth in our modern society. It did not pull any punches. In fact, in leaned into them. When we first meet Marshall Johnson,
The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey returned this week, and the story development we were waiting for finally started moving forward. That is of course, our poor title character beginning to regain his memories and take charge of his life. After a vivid dream of his youth regarding the one