The Delicous Ambiguity of Albuquerque

‘I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Ambiguity is delicious’. -Gilda Radner In the poetic ending of the Albuquerque universe, Better Call Saul creators and show runners Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan dove deep into […]

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Let The Healing Begin

Like many other BCS fans I was certain that creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould would not be able to top the season 6B premiere. It turns that I gaslit myself worse than Kim gaslit Cheryl. And that is saying something. No television program does character driven drama as well BCS and in this particular […]

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Landscapers and Lucy Dacus

Landscapers The whole is less than the sum of its parts. Or something like that, which is the feeling I took away after recently finishing the HBO’s limited series Landscapers. The true crime series stars Olivia Colman (Fleabag, The Crown) and David Thewlis (Harry Potter franchise) as Susan and Christopher Edwards; spouses convicted of the […]

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NO SUDDEN MOVE & SIX FEET UNDER

No Sudden Move, the latest film from director Steven Soderbergh, is an old fashioned train heist Western hiding in the plain sight of mid-century Detroit. However in this adaptation, horses are American-made cars, the loot is automobile blueprints, and banks are automakers. Featuring an ensemble cast and focusing on two low-level criminals (Don Cheadle and […]

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Brockmire Swings For The Fences and Jason Isbell Drives Down Memory Lane

Brockmire, the IFC original comedy starring Hank Azaria, recently ended its four season run, and what a series it should have been. For those unfamiliar, Azaria (The Simpsons, Heat, The Birdcage), plays the titular character Jim Brockmire, a booze swilling, drug consuming, and sex addicted Major League Baseball announcer (and later Commissioner) whose road to […]

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