First impressions: "Alcatraz"

Alcatraz could well be the most perfect conspiracy show to come along in years.  It has, as you’d expect in a show like this, dark overtones of paranoia and mistrust, and yet it remains in full possession of its humanity at the same time. That it does so is largely due Continue Reading

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First impressions: "Suburgatory"

There is hell, and then, as this show posits, there is Suburgatory. It is a name so perfectly apt, I desperately wish I had come up with myself. Along with the overly-manicured setting, Stepford Wives-like personalities, and the preternaturally clever teens who trade sophisticated witty lines like they imbibed dictionaries, Continue Reading

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First impressions: "Grimm"

Grimm is every bit as good as I hoped it would be. Its basic premise is that fairytales are retellings of events that really happened. That werewolves, witches and the like are not simply the product of people’s overactive and fearful imaginations but real, dangerous and capable of causing great Continue Reading

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