By Darin Skaggs I remember there was a time where I thought this was one of the greatest season one episodes of Community. Apparently, I was wrong. It is in no way bad, it is pretty good actually, but great it is not. The reason I put this so high in my mind was […]Read more "COMMUNITY Season 1 Episode 4: Social Psychology"
By Darin Skaggs When Damien Chazelle’s previous film, Whiplash came out I enjoyed it quite a bit. It had great acting, directorial choices and it looked wonderful, not to mention the amazing sound mixing and editing that I imagine was pure hell to perfect. I did wonder though if Chazelle was going to be […]Read more "Review: LA LA LAND (2016)"
This might be the quickest a network sitcom seems to find itself. The pilot episode was bad, the second episode was good and this one is really solid. It has a lot of the Community quirks in it that make the show one of the best of all time. It has an odd story, a […]Read more "COMMUNITY Season 1 Episode 3: Introduction to Film"
If you read my last review of the pilot episode, you know that I wasn’t a big fan of it. In the second episode, Spanish 101 the show doesn’t really find its footing but does make a large leap in quality. This has so many staples of the show like introducing Star-Burns who is […]Read more "Community Season 1 Episode 2: Spanish 101"
It has taken me a bit of time to realize that a certain set of movies are more episodic like television instead of being its separate piece of art. Franchises like the Marvel Cinematic Universe or The Fast and Furious series have recurring and sometimes returning characters much like a season of television would. Star […]Read more "Review: ROGUE ONE (2016)"
I remember at some point in 2010 watching the NBC line-up, most likely excited to see the new episode of The Office or Parks and Rec. I just happen to catch the latter half of the season 2 episode of Community “Aerodynamics of Gender.” This is the episode where Troy (Donald Glover) and Jeff […]Read more "COMMUNITY Season 1 Episode 1: Pilot"
Man, Denis Villeneuve and I just are not on the same wavelength. He has made movies that the majority of people absolutely love. In his 2013 movie Enemy, he made a trippy mystery film that begs you to figure out its hidden meanings and visual symbolism. In his 2014 film Prisoners, Villeneuve attempts to […]Read more "Review: ARRIVAL (2016)"