10 Best TV Episodes of the Season Thus Far

     December 22, 2014

Television is great right now.  It’s no secret that some of the best storytelling of any medium is happening right now on the small screen with exciting filmmakers and incredibly talented performers flocking to TV as they’re drawn to its …

Allison’s Other TV Bests of 2014

     December 19, 2014

In my intro to last year’s “Other TV Bests” category, I said, “if 2014 does even this half as well [as 2013], things should look pretty good.”  We have achieved it folks, and more than we could have asked for.  …

THE STRAIN Season One Finale Recap “The Master”

     October 5, 2014

There are some season finales that require threads to be tied up, because there are clear arcs that need to be completed before moving forward.  Others spend most of their time dealing with either the fallout from a climactic penultimate …

THE STRAIN Recap: “Last Rites”

     September 28, 2014

One of the problems with The Strain is that for every step forward, it then takes a leap back.  Last week’s “The Third Rail” was a great hour that worked on all fronts, particularly when it came to its monsters.  …