Unless it is also your solemnly sworn duty to watch as many Netflix romantic comedies as possible, I think you can safely skip Holidate. Alternatively, you could find someone with the skills to edit together the handful of charming moments, thus saving yourself from slogging through the entire hour and forty-four minutes just for the … Continue reading “Holidate” is More of a Holidon’t
This show is not for amateurs. Like, if you mostly stick to "prestige television" or you have ever uttered the phrase, "I just don't have time for watching TV," then you may not be ready for Emily in Paris. That's right. I said not ready. Let me explain. I feel this is a series specifically … Continue reading “Emily in Paris” Is Best Left To The Experts
I wasn't sure I was going to make it through the first episode of Sweet Magnolias, let alone all ten episodes, but I persevered (meaning I couldn't deal with expending the effort to find something else to watch) and I wasn't entirely sorry I did. Look, does this show sometimes feel like parts of it … Continue reading “Sweet Magnolias”: Too Much Or Just Enough Schmaltz?
One of my most enduring memories of Santino Fontana as Greg on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is his funny and sad song "Settle For Me." In it he croons, "I know I'm only second place in this game, but, like two percent milk or seitan beef, I almost taste the same." And, even though in reality I … Continue reading Meh. You Could Do Worse Than Watching “Off the Menu” But You Could Also Do Better
Look, let me start by saying that I still enjoy re-watching Gilmore Girls. (As you could probably guess, Michel and Sookie are my favorite characters.) Yes, in hindsight there are some (Okay, many) problematic elements, but to me it's still a funny, cozy, smart show that I love. (Obviously, I'm not talking about season 7, … Continue reading Bunheads