Tag Archives: Television

Veronica Mars Trailer 2014

3 Jan

This brings up memories!

Things were just so simple! we were so brave!

Sherlock 2014

12 Dec

I AM SHER LOCKED!

Perfect tv,  P E R F E C T… In every possible way.

we had to wait a very long time … now… just a few more weeks.

a great way to start the year!

The Good Wife Season 5 Episode 5

29 Oct

The best episode ever!

 

I know I am not alone here, this show has just become the best, thanks mainly to this episode, Episode 5.

I wont recap as it is not my style, all I can say is that as story lines go, this one is brilliant, how things have shifted, how pieces get moved like a perfect chess game and above all, the adrenaline is so intense you have a hard time figuring out why in a TV drama is there so much action.

Fantastic episode, top class performances and the best writing for drama so far. And it is even funny… I LOVE IT!

Here is the promo for next weeks episode, just because I cannot possibly give you everything at once!

 

The Walking Dead season 4 Premiere

14 Oct

How fantastically spooky, tense and action packed was this episode, trouble in paradise has never felt so real, and to think that we know that even if last season walkers were not the center of the show, I am sure in this episode we got all the walkers we wanted.

I love this show, after Breaking Bad ended I needed it to keep my withdrawal  in check

Here is a preview of this amazing show, a season we can see getting back to its roots: Infection!

Community – When Television is worth it!

22 Aug

community

I know this is not a surprise to anyone when I say that Community is TV´s perfect comedy.

And I love the BBT! so to say that Community is better is a huge step for me.

I have spent the last 10 days marathon watching, (again) in a very sane and relaxed way (OK I know I have a problem) the TV show , who happens to be on the edge of cancellation and possibly a movie, like every cool amazing show on the wrong network!

I must say that loving TV and movies as much as I do and being able to watch how a TV show goes crazy paying homage to classics, trully making a different kind of comedy and creating a much evolved (at least in my mind) fan base.

I specially appreciate the diversity of the characters and how naturally creepy they are… they remind me of my college pals,

Well, I don’t know, some people don’t like the show, awesome people love it!

Moments of uncertainty in season 4 and now season 5 will happen, it is awesome we will get at least 13 episodes more… would have loved the 22!

I hope NBC saves Community…

By LaTrosa

House of Cards

11 Aug

I marathon watched house of cards, 13 episodes of some of the best “TV” writing, acting and producing in a very long time.

It is my new favorite, Netflix is really getting to my sweet spot!

 

 

Dexter – Season 8 ep 01 – This is the end my friend!

2 Jul
I don't fit Harry's code!

I don’t fit Harry’s code!

Dexter is a serial killer, Dexter is a psychopath, Dexter is lost, Dexter is alone.

The last season of the only nut job you will ever love, justify, and let be is here, and the first episode gave us a pretty good idea of the kind of dead end he might reach.

He also seems to get to meet someone who really understands him, it looks pretty easy, I mean, Miami metro should have access to a Neuro-psychologist for the last 10 years at least once, now she pops up out of thin air, none the less, it looks like she is here to “help” until Dexter does what he does best, kill her.

It was a soft kind of start but it gave me a general idea of where things might develop without reaching for spoiler rooms and things like that.

Oh, and how awesome is Debra, dark, hating Dexter, intense level 8000!

Well we’ve got until September to relish on this amazing show for the last time, it will be missed.

By LaTrosa

Scandal

6 Jun

scandal

I have marathon watched Scandal, all 29 episodes, one after the other, no sleeping, barely eating.

I have to say, I was reluctant, I was not buying it, there was something off about it… maybe because I was not sure Kerry Washington could carry the show.

Much to my surprise, and due to the fact that if I have to loose Game of Thrones for a year and Dexter forever I needed a new drama, and boy am I glad I stumbled upon this one…

Shonda Rhimes, created a very clever, particular show, in my opinion is innovative and filled with a mysterious aura that cannot go away.

And don’t get me started on the chemistry between Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington, THE BEST on TV right now, hands down.

Well, this show will have me glued, cannot wait for summer to end so I can get more Scandal.

By LaTrosa

PS: Together with The Following, good TV right there. Both I recommend.

Game of Thrones – S3 ep9 – killing them softly!

4 Jun

I wonder every time an episode starts, who is going to die today?… Well, I am not really sure I should have an answer to that question EVERY SINGLE TIME!

The red wedding has been the most shocking thing I have ever seen on GoT… and I was actually expecting it.

I love this show… it breaks my heart… I hate this show!

 

Will we ever win?

One episode left and the season is over… WHO WILL BE NEXT?

By LaTrosa

Star Trek – Into Darkness – Review

19 May

If I could measure my anticipation, my heart beats a gazillion times and my hair is falling!

What wouldn't you do for your crew!

What wouldn’t you do for your crew!

As with all my Star  Trek experiences both on TV or cinema, I tend to enter them with a clear mind ready to be taken into an adventure; but my expectations overwhelm me and I start to freak out and read too much into every detail.

I liked the film, in general it was pleasant and without major incidents, it just felt in parts as if too much drama was inserted, and that part felt a bit off, other than that, I am happy! I had fun and was really into it… maybe I needed more action, I might have to give it a second viewing… I don’t mind that at all!

All the great references to Wrath of Kahan and the TV series, the growing bond of the crew, plus the great performances made this film a part of those movie franchises that can go on for a very long time appealing to newer generations and the old Trekkie.

It was fun and it was smart, a movie that without any doubt establishes itself as cultural icon.

J.J. Abrams did with Star Trek Into Darkness what it did to Super 8, gave us an action dramedy, I am liking him a lot as a director lately…  but I am not sure it will do something remarkable with Star Wars, other that squeezing himself into the time periods where Darth Vader was still alive… I don’t know… that is whole different topic.

So good start for the summer … now back to finals!

By LaTrosa

PS: Boy was I impressed with Benedict Cumberbatch…

Finally Cancelled

11 May
Heads will roll

Heads will roll

My cheap thrills reached the month of May or as I like to call them… Guillotine month!

To be perfectly honest, I ignored 90% of these shows, I am slightly sad about the rest because I was going to pick up some of them myself… but… as they say… one viewer makes no money!

I will start with NBC because they are TV butchers numero uno!

And lets face it we will finish with CBS because most probably it will be them picking up some of these!

NBC
Whitney, 1600 Penn, Up All Night, Guys with KidsAnimal Practice, Do No Harm, Deception, 30 Rock*, Go On, Smash, The New Normal, The Office (it was cancelled but manages to end on its own terms)

Fox
Touch, Ben and Kate, Fringe, The Mob Doctor

The CW
Cult, 90210, Emily Owens M.D., Gossip Girl

ABC
Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23666 Park Avenue, Last Resort, Private Practice, Zero Hour, Happy EndingsMalibu Country, Body of Proof

Cable
SouthlandMonday MorningsSpartacus: Blood and SandBurn Notice*Dexter *

CBS
Partners, Made in Jersey, The Job, CSI: NY,Vegas, Rules of Engagement, Golden Boy

I will be updating this list as it evolves.

* These shows end on their own terms!

By LaTrosa

The Walking Thrones

9 Apr

I took my time trying to figure out how to review my 2 favorite shows, on one hand, I was loosing my zombies, and on the other I was getting back to my throne and that was the perfect balance. Decided to blend them…

The walking dead

Game-of-Thrones-Poster-9I could also use  “Game of Dead”

HOWEVER, I was not feeling the need to wait another year for The Walking Dead, I mean, I loved the season of “killing the living” but still… the ending was not a cliff hanger, and I need those to be hooked for longer on TV shows, so… well… there were some sad moments, and other brutal ones but nothing that kept me wanting for more, except for the fact that apparently the weird hallucinations every show has to go trough, are now over…

Then Game of Thrones, my sweet longing, my every Sunday  the reason I …. well, you get me, I adore this show, BUT this première was less impressive than the trailer but I guess it is an executive call to make a fantastic series look more like a soap. Eh, it might be that my vision is blurred by last season where so many amazing things happened… so, I am not quitting, just lowering my expectations a little bit.

One thing I want to note: Good stuff with Jon Snow and his new realm… giants… nice…

And the other… the potential army of psychotic killers for Daenerys Targaryen… priceless! shut up and take my money!

Well, I will be writing this weekend about the upcoming season endings for the remaining shows… I hope…

Peace

LaTrosa

Trailer 2 – Game of Thrones

18 Mar

And I am officially  hopeless…. this show, only 10 weeks of my year becomes like oxygen! WHY!

TV Show – The Following

14 Mar
Wait a second, I have a plan!

Wait a second, I have a plan!

 

You know in your heart  you need to watch this show to see Kevin Bacon fail miserably in trying to catch the bad guy. As with all FBI shows, they seem to be two steps behind, almost getting close, nearly catching them, and nothing!

We must face reality, this show has the potential to go forever and ever and ever … because, chances are, they wont win! Like Law and Order, this show is heading in that direction.

It has been 8 episodes and the Following is getting larger like a spider web, with even larger possibilities and very interesting questions about humans!

Like for instance:

  • Pacemakers make us look really bad in stressful situations!
  • Children are not so reliable with decision making
  • Women are never to be trusted
  • Fear cripples

I really enjoy this show, it is not frustrating and is very, VERY evil!

By LaTrosa

Game of Thrones season 3 … Soon!

27 Feb

And My life has a meaning now!

Well… not really but I tend to exaggerate 🙂

This trailer is awesome… specially my little dragons!

 

 

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