Posts Tagged ‘Sam Esmail’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Mr. Robot”

  “Go big or go home” isn’t a sentiment that’s usually associated with the second year of a successful TV series.  More often, it’s “Do the same thing again,” possibly appended wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Mr. Robot”

  MR. ROBOT – Wednesday 10PM on USA Previously… on MR. ROBOT:  Elliot (Rami Malek) is a master hacker with an assortment of antisocial and other disturbing quirks, including paranoia, depression, and perhaps s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Mr. Robot”

  Great TV dramas tend to arrive on our screens fully-formed.  (The same isn’t true of comedies, which sometimes take an entire season to find their voices.)  By the end of the first hours of The Sopranos, Mad Men,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Mr. Robot”

  “I understand why you’re confused,” said the figure who wasn’t Elliot Alderson’s therapist Krista (Gloria Reuben) to the figure who wasn’t Elliot (Rami Malek) toward the end of the fin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Mr. Robot”

  MR. ROBOT:  Wednesday 10PM on USA – Potential DVR Alert There are networks, especially in the pay-TV universe, that play the instant-renewal game, announcing as soon as a new show has premiered, or sometimes even ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Mr. Robot”

  USA Network has handed its keys to Sam Esmail and MR. ROBOT, and with good reason.  Although it was only a moderate success in the ratings last year, the series gave creaky old USA a jolt of pure critical adrenaline, be...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Beautiful Boy,” “Homecoming” & “Vox Lux”

  BEAUTIFUL BOY (Amazon/October 12):  A true-life story of drug addiction told with sincerity and superb acting, but which can’t shake the feel of generic problem drama.  Felix Van Groeningen’s film (co-writt...
by Mitch Salem