“Sure. Everyone dies alone. But if you mean something to someone, if you help someone, or love someone. If even a single person remembers you. Then maybe, you never really die at all.” – The Machine
Person of Interest finished its 5 season, 103 episode run Tuesday night with an action-packed finale that paid tribute to the series’ legacy and brought it to a fitting conclusion. My review of “return 0” is coming right up. Spoilers below here!
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My first thought after finishing tonight’s climactic episode of Game of Thrones was this:
“Can I go back and experience that again?”
A review of the new episode of Game of Thrones coming right up.
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About a week ago I finished watching season 1 of The Wire and what a journey it was. Never before had I watched a show with such depth and complexity. As promised (oh so long ago) I have a review of the final 6 episodes of the season coming right up. Naturally spoilers follow.
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It’s summer which means heat and an overabundance of big-budget movies to go see. One such movie I have been anticipating for quite some time is FOX’s “X-Men: Apocalypse.” So after much delay I decided to take myself to go check out the latest entry in the blockbuster franchise. I’ve got a review coming right up for you.
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I’ve watched and currently watch a ton of TV shows. There’s a reason I have a blog where I write about them. But there has always been 1 show on my list of things to watch that I’ve just never gotten to. That show is The Wire. Heralded by many as the greatest TV show of all time; I knew that one day I would have to watch it. Call it a critic’s right of passage. Well with me moving back home for the summer and a decent amount of time on my hands I decided it was finally time to crack open the great TV novel that is The Wire. I have a review of the first 7 episodes of Season 1 coming right up.
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When Better Call Saul was announced I wasn’t sure what to expect. Saul Goodman was a character that I had love from Breaking Bad but didn’t expect to see a spinoff from. One thing I knew for sure was that this would not be some cheap cash-in to extend the Breaking Bad brand. No, Vince Gilligan (who created BB) and Peter Gould (who created the character of Saul) would give us something worthy of our time.
Flash forward to now and Better Call Saul just wrapped up its second season. I was sold on the show from the get go but I was not expecting the show that we got this year. Better Call Saul has not only justified its existence, it has become the next must-watch drama in American TV. I have a review of the season two finale “Klick” below.
SPOILERS BELOW. So only read if you’ve watched the episode or don’t care (which you should).
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I’m so done with this show. Sorry, let me back track a little. AMC’s The Walking Dead ended its sixth season on Sunday, April 3rd with the episode “Last Day on Earth” and boy oh boy was it awful.
The thought that went through my mind the most after I finished watching “Last Day on Earth” was; “How did a show that I genuinely enjoyed for several years take such a sharp turn south?” Man does it hurt to write that…just a month ago I was praising that the show had turned a corner into some great new territory. Well the award for “Fastest Change of Matt’s Opinion” goes to The Walking Dead. Let’s take a closer look, shall we?
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