Fear the Walking Dead season 2 review

After a six episode appetizer in season one, Fear the Walking Dead returned in 2016 with 15 episodes to its sophomore season. 15 episodes to familiarize us with the characters, 15 episodes to build allegiances, and 15 episodes to turn the patchwork Manawa-Clark family into a zombie-fighting, apocalypse-surviving unit.

The return of Transparent – A simple moment of pure love

I never needed reminding, but one scene in the second episode of Transparent’s third season managed to highlight my love of TV and reimburse my belief in this wonderful medium’s emotionally resonant storytelling abilities. It may sound lofty and overblown to credit one simple scene with such power and influence but it is nonetheless an honest account of my reaction to watching it.

Movie Trailer Goodness

A quick look on some of the movie trailers that have piqued my interest for this coming fall and winter cinema schedule.

Film Review: The Lobster (2015, Yorgos Lanthimos) – Absurdist absolutes

If you had to live the rest of your life as an animal, what animal would you be? This may sound like your run of the mill Buzzfeed quiz, but is in fact the premise of an absurdist universe conjured up by the Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos in his fifth feature-length film, The Lobster (2015).