Category Archives: Television

Death Comes to Pemberley (2013)

Facing the double-strike of being an adaptation of a novel that would be considered well-written professional fan fiction, Death Comes to Pemberley could have failed miserably. Instead, the BBC miniseries of P.D. James’s 2011 novel of the same name feels … Continue reading

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The Book Ends

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episodes 21 & 22 (The Final Battle – Parts 1 & 2) If this was how the story had ended, it would have indeed been satisfying. But true to the fact that every story … Continue reading

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Quick Thoughts On Six Episodes

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episode 15 (A Wondrous Place) The next six episodes feel like a run of tying up loose ends. A Wondrous Place finally concluded the Aladdin and Jasmine arc (and did a good job of … Continue reading

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Family Drama & An Alternate Happy Ending

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episodes 13 & 14 (Ill-Boding Patterns)(Page 23) Much like in the first season of the show, while the story arc continues throughout the episodes, each individual episode tells a self-contained story that furthers along … Continue reading

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Getting On With the Story

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episodes 11 & 12 (Tougher Than the Rest)(Murder Most Foul) With the threat of this being the last season of the show, the writers have started off the second half of the season exactly … Continue reading

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Now That Was Some Finale!

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episode 19 (Hell to Pay)   Rather than celebrate the show’s 150th episode with throwbacks and jokes, the writers decided to pull out all of the stops for a five-headed cliffhanger! Incidentally, Miss James was absent … Continue reading

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Fun Before the Finale

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 17 & 18 (Master Lovecraft)(Hot Wheels of Thunder)   After 10 years, even with shorter seasons, it is hard to keep police procedurals from becoming too formulaic or routine. One way to remedy this is … Continue reading

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