I know, I know. It’s been a long time since I posted about The Wire after promising you it would be a series. Well, rest assured that while I didn’t get this episode blogged about in as timely a manner as I was hoping, I did keep my original promises. 1) I didn’t watch past Episode 3 until this blog post was published and 2) … Continue reading Anne Watches the Wire: Season 1, Episode 3
Anne’s Note: The actual episode review starts in the 7th paragraph. Everything before that is an explanation of the overall project, which may or may not interest you. Paragraphs five and six are specific to The Wire, but discuss its larger legacy and why I picked it for this project rather than my personal opinions of the show. —–Hey readers! I hope you all are … Continue reading Anne Watches The Wire: S1E1
There are a LOT of streaming platforms now. Some would even argue too many. As the industry becomes more fragmented, there’s no longer a clear winner in terms of where your streaming dollars get the best bang for your buck. Wednesday’s launch of HBO Max only makes the waters more muddy. So I’ve taken it upon myself to analyze what platforms have the best offerings … Continue reading Do You Need HBO Max?: Animated TV edition
When it was originally on: 2014-2017 Original network: HBO Where you can stream it now: HBO (or Amazon with an HBO extension). Had I seen it before: No. What IMDb says: Three years after the disappearance of two percent of the global population, a group of people in a small New York community try to continue their lives while coping with the tragedy of the unexplained nature … Continue reading 100 Pilots in 100 Days: The Leftovers
So the Game of Thrones finale happened. Many people are unhappy with it. As mentioned in a prior blog post, I didn’t jump on the bandwagon until earlier this year, and I recognize that makes my relationship with the show different from that of most fans. This was the first time I really got to experience the frenzy of anticipation and fan theories that goes a long with … Continue reading Dear GoT Fans: Winter Came, So Can We Chill For a Sec?