The Cord Cutter’s Update: Reattaching The Cord

While taking a break from bopping to 'Cut to the Feeling,' I decided to take a listen to the Castlevania teaser trailer from Netflix. I already knew about it from Slate, and anything animated gets a good look. I like a well-made motion picture, but I admit to indulging my inner teen/tween/kid with a given …

Outlandish Games on Sunday Nights

  Two shows from wildly successful books began to mesh on Sunday nights. Outlander and Game of Thrones dovetail this year as I picked up Movie Central to get HBO and Showcase has broadcast rights for Outlander in  Canada.  Make your choice, red or brunette, Laird of Lallybrock or Lord Commander,  plaid or black, Je …

Watching Daredevil or Getting My Binge On

Note Here there might be spoilers for Daredevil season 2. Proceed if you dare.   Remember all those words about savouring Daredevil on Netflix? It's a bit like giving up chocolate for Lent, a good intention but never fulfilled in the end. I began watching on Friday night, popping one episode after another like the …

I Am a Netflix Binge Watcher

Friday, March 4th looks like an ordinary day to most people, but it's an important day for those with a Netflix account. It's House of Cards release day, with 13 episodes for the taking. How best to view them? For some, it's a slow unfolding over days, even weeks, but for me it takes it …

Addendum: Yesterday’s Walking Dead Post

Yesterday's Walking Dead post came from the seat of my pants, especially the prediction I made at around noon yesterday about Enid. First off, kudos to the writers deciding to get the question out of the way with Glenn's resourcefulness once again saving the say. We also got the guy beloved by viewers, the man …

Glen Rhee, or The Walking Dead’s Version of The Dead Parrot Sketch

Ever watch Monty Python's classic dead parrot sketch? Here's a refresher: https://youtu.be/4vuW6tQ0218 The current debate about whether Glenn Rhee, former pizza delivery guy, husband of Maggie, expectant father, reminds me of this sketch. I pressed the rewind button on the pivotal scene with Nicholas so many times; I can see why Talking Dead host Chris …

Day of the (Walking) Dead: Looking at The Walking Dead’s Upcoming Season

Sunday. It's a day of rest. It's a day of family. It's part of the Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend. Sunday also means a 90 minute season première of The Walking Dead. Once again Rick Grimes and his group will navigate a new world with the same old human problems, but now with added flesh eaters. …