BIG LITTLE LIES SEASON 2: Disappointing 2nd Season Fails To Justify Its Existence

Big Little Lies, like thousands of great TV shows and movies before it, has fallen victim to sequel fatigue. The first season, packed with A-List movie stars and a script that danced between witty satire of wealthy parents, and a devastating mediation on abusive relationships, can be fairly called a masterpiece. The mini-series, based on Liane Moriarty’s book…

Repost: Film Inquiry’s Favourite 2018 Emmy Series Nominees

We’re hours away from discovering the winners of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards; you’ve seen our choices for the Acting categories (here and here) – both the drama categories and the comedy/miniseries combo – so now is as good a time as any for us to plant the flags for Programs. Our team of writers could throw…

Game of Thrones Season 7 Review

Six months ago, I began Game of Thrones. Initially overwhelmed by the sheer number of plot lines and characters, I soon became hooked. With the help of Natalie Bochenski’s recaps and the Raven On podcast I managed to learn the names of all the characters just in time for them to be killed off in a…

Westworld- Season 1 Review

Warning, this review features minor spoilers. Never have I ever seen a television series as ambitious as Westworld. This ten part series by HBO isn’t shoddy TV fodder made for binge-watching. It’s a high-concept show that raises powerful intellectual and philosophical questions about the nature of humanity. This sci-fi drama is based on Michael Crichton’s…

Wentworth S4Ep4 Recap: ‘Screw Lover’

For those not in the know, Wentworth is an excellent Aussie drama set in an all-female prison, entering its fourth season. It’s a tense show with some great actors, and is excellent to binge-watch. This episode deals with the rising tension between Kaz, Bea and Ferguson in terms of prison-yard politics. Ferguson, (played with menace by…