Posts Tagged ‘time travel’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Legion”

  There was hardly a toy in the filmmaking nursery that Legion and its hugely talented creator Noah Hawley left unplayed by the time its third and final season was over:  aspect ratios, color, camera angles, musical numbe...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Legion”

  In its second season, Noah Hawley’s FX series LEGION largely became a delivery system for set-pieces.  Some of these sequences, to be sure, were dazzling:  Hawley has become a whiz with aspect ratios, split scree...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Krypton”

  KRYPTON:  Wednesday 10PM on Syfy – Change the Channel With the engagingly odd exception of The Magicians, Syfy hasn’t had much luck with its big swings, and KRYPTON is unlikely to change that.  The network&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Agents of SHIELD”

  AGENTS OF SHIELD – Friday 9PM on ABC It’s hard to believe that only 5 seasons ago, when ABC’s AGENTS OF SHIELD arrived on the air, the idea of a superhero TV series still seemed somewhat new and cool. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere + 1 Review: “Somewhere Between”

  SOMEWHERE BETWEEN:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC – Change the Channel (Now!) There’s no politically correct way to put this.  ABC’s summer thriller SOMEWHERE BETWEEN hinges on the frantic efforts of TV produce...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere TV Review: “Time After Time”

  TIME AFTER TIME:  Sunday 9PM on ABC – If Nothing Else Is On… If H.G. Wells really did travel from 1893 to the present day, one of the things that would probably horrify him is the fact that all creative ende...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Frequency”

  FREQUENCY:  Wednesday 9PM on CW – Potential DVR Alert We still have ABC’s Time After Time and FOX’s half-hour Making History to come, but of the time-travel sagas we’ve seen so far, CW’s FR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Timeless”

  TIMELESS:  Monday 10PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… NBC’s TIMELESS is strictly B-movie escapism.  That’s a bit of a surprise considering that its creators are Eric Kripke of the densely mytho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “12 Monkeys”

  Time-travel tales are everywhere on TV these days–Timeless, Making History, Time After Time  and Frequency will join Legends of Tomorrow next season, and even Game of Thrones dabbled in the genre this year.  But...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Outlander”

  The second season of Starz’s OUTLANDER was often disconcerting for a viewer unfamiliar with Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling novels.  That may be one reason why the series, embraced by Starz (along with the hit ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Legends of Tomorrow”

  The well-oiled Greg Berlanti & Co DC superhero TV machine has so far slipped a gear with CW’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW.  Despite half a season of careful preparation before its January start, including pre-premiere...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Magicians”

  Season 1 of THE MAGICIANS had plenty of flaws, but lack of ambition wasn’t one of them.  In a way unseen on Syfy since the days of Battlestar Galactica, The Magicians wanted to be about everything:  Harry Potter,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Outlander”

  OUTLANDER:  Saturday 9PM on Starz OUTLANDER hasn’t been the ratings breakout for Starz that Power has been, but it may be something even more important:  the network’s first real buzz show, one that’s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Legends of Tomorrow”

  LEGENDS OF TOMORROW:  Thursday 8PM on CW – In the Queue Even with a half-season and the resources of two other series to prepare the way, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW finally arrived on CW heavy with exposition.  It was s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Outlander”

  OUTLANDER overcame a shaky conceptual start to become a thoroughly compelling historical romance, and probably the best original series Starz has aired thus far.  There’s still something fundamentally odd about th...
by Mitch Salem