Posts Tagged ‘Aubrey Plaza’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Legion”

  LEGION:  Tuesday 10PM on FX The first season of Noah Hawley’s LEGION was enthralling, and a bit of a disappointment.  Hawley’s adult off-shoot of the X-Man franchise toyed with narrative structure, temporal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Legion”

  The Matrix is one of the many pop culture properties that have influenced Noah Hawley’s LEGION, and Legion has been something of a matrix itself.  Behind its surface and around its edges, the shape of a much more ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Legion”

  LEGION:  Wednesday 10PM on FX – DVR Alert The answer to what Noah Hawley could do for an encore after Fargo is:  continue to spectacularly overperform.  Fargo was and is a totally unexpected piece of great telev...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

ShowbuzzDaily Sundance Film Festival Reviews: “Sidney Hall,” “To the Bone,” “The Little Hours” & “Beach Rats”

  SIDNEY HALL (no distrib):  Shawn Christensen’s literary drama (written with Jason Dolan) is initially engaging as a modern-day sort of J.D. Salinger story, told simultaneously across three time periods, with Sidne...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Sundance Film Festival Reviews: “Rebel In the Rye,” “Newness,” “Landline,” “I Don’t Feel At Home,” “Ingrid Goes West” & “Walking Out”

  REBEL IN THE RYE (no distrib):  Danny Strong’s first film as a director is a biography of J. D. Salinger (Nicholas Hoult), and it hits all the Salinger bullet points:  his early struggles to get published, his sp...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Parks & Recreation”

  The final hour of PARKS & RECREATION was more conceptual than one might have expected, in a way that made it feel more like an epilogue than a conclusion.  Written by series co-creator/showrunner Michael Schur and s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Parks and Recreation”

  PARKS AND RECREATION:  Tuesday 8PM on NBC There will be plenty of time to lament the passing of PARKS AND RECREATION, and what it portends for network TV comedy and especially for NBC.  Well, “plenty” may b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Parks & Recreation”

  PARKS & RECREATION:  Thursday 8PM on NBC PARKS & RECREATION had a much better time in London than Elementary.  The marvelous never-a-hit comedy, starting its improbable 6th season, brought most of the cast over...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: ‘Parks & Recreation”

  Like the famous tortoise, PARKS & RECREATION has hung in there long enough to become the highest-rated (all-but-certainly) returning sitcom on NBC’s air.  That is, admittedly, a low bar, but it’s still a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Safety Not Guaranteed”

  SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED:  Worth A Ticket – Time Is Of Its Essence Nothing in SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED happens the way you’d expect.  The film was inspired by a real-life classified ad run by someone looking for ...
by Mitch Salem