2017 TV Renewals & Cancellations And The 22 We Care About

IMDB has run up a huge list of TV series renewals and cancellations which I’ve linked below.  I thought I’d pluck a few out that we care about and blithely ignore the boring ones. Since this post will be based on my discussion on the topic with Arkayde, my -cough- better half, I’ll faithfully relay his…

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season Finale – A Lotta Bang, A Lotta Bows

The finale to the fourth season of ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. wrapped up yesterday and ended what has probably been their best or certainly one of their best storylines for the show with some small degree of disappointment. I suspect because up until very recently nobody was sure the series would be renewed after all…

TV For The People – American Gods

American Gods is now three episodes in on Starz and champagne shooting itself into TV history with weird poetry, snarky social commentary and a complete disregard for any arbitrary boundaries of propriety or blasphemy. And it does it with gentle panache and a kind, ass-whupping story-telling that is more than any of us deserve. Based…

Legion – Was Nuts But Good Nuts

The last episode of FX’s superhero series of the obscure Xmen character Legion, has wrapped up and left us with a cliffhanger and a clear plot for the next one. In the line-up of live action comic book stories, this psychedelic depiction of a fractured mind stands out as simultaneously more poetic, more visually celebratory of…

Iron Fist – Entertaining, But Not Stellar

This week’s aggressive hatred for Mass Effect Andromeda has become conflated in some ways in my mind with a similar hands-down hatred of Iron Fist. Mostly what I’m hearing, however, is that people are upset that Danny Rand is white like his comic namesake. Why casting him as an Asian man wouldn’t make the story shudderingly…