Taboo: Episode 6 Review

This review contains spoilers and graphic images.Taboo’s sixth episode kicks off with James (Hardy) staring out to the water, as Brace (Hayman) grumbles and mentions James’ dad. Brace jumps to the…


A Dead Man's Guess: Taboo Theories

With three episodes of Taboo to go, mysteries and intrigue continue to abound. Who will come out on top? Who will sadly (or not so sadly) die? Will James Delaney ever be able to give a straight…


Taboo: Episode 5 Review

This review contains spoilers.Taboo wastes no time picking up where the drama of the last episode left us. Lorna (Buckley) overlooks the river as James (Hardy) and Thorne (Hall) row to their duel…


Taboo: Episode 4 Review

This review contains spoilers, NSFW scenes and, due to quotes, harsh language. The fourth installment of Taboo opens with James Delaney (Hardy) floating face down in…


Taboo: Episode 3 Review

This review contains spoilers and, due to quotes, harsh language.The third episode of Taboo kicks off the morning following the Malay’s attack on James Delaney (Hardy). The assassin is found on the…


Saving 2016's Fantastic TV Shows

Saving 2016's Fantastic TV Shows

I have a bad habit. My new favorite TV shows end up being the ones that get canceled after one (or two, if I’m lucky) seasons. It’s not that they’re bad shows— in fact, they are often lauded by…


Homeland: Season 6 Episode 1 "Fair Game" Review

This review contains spoilers.As a TV series, Homeland has always had a strange history. The plot hook of the first season revolved around a marine returning from supposed KIA status to the United…


Taboo: Episode 2 Review

This review recaps the entire episode, and thus contains spoilers.This review imparts some analysis, but is mostly a recap of the events of the second episode. The showrunners have done something…


Voltron Legendary Defender: Season 1 Review

This review will avoid spoilers, but the same cannot be said of the links. Click with caution.For some reason, no one could nail a solid reboot of the original Voltron: Defender of the Universe.…


Taboo: Episode 1 "Shovels and Keys" Review

From Steven Knight (Eastern Promises), Tom Hardy (Inception, Mad Max: Fury Road) and his father Edward “Chips” Hardy comes Taboo, a miniseries that mixes the macabre and the vengeful into one.…