My week of watching included Backstrom, The Nightly Show, The Flash, The Hollow Crown, and other diversions...
This week the Unaffiliated Critic kept it 100 with The Nightly Show, speed-watched The Flash, tried on The Hollow Crown, gleefully suffered Slings & Arrows, and endured about as much of Backstrom as he could stand.
This week I catch up with Jane the Virgin, check out the pilots of Togetherness and Man Seeking Woman, and recommend some British shows you've never heard of.
It's become clear that Breaking Bad is a critique of male empowerment fantasies masked as a male empowerment fantasy.
A quick round-up of what The Unaffiliated Critic has been watching this week, including Agent Carter, Empire, The Americans, and more…
My Breaking Bad Binge Watch resumes, as the beginning of Season Four finds Walt and Jesse both trapped in hells of their own making.
At turns merry, scary, and melancholy, Steven Moffat's "Last Christmas" gets at the real heart of the holiday.
My obligatory year-end list of my 15 favorite shows of 2014.
Episode Eight of The Affair grapples with a key question: it it better to stick it out, or let it go?
On The Affair, questions of "right" and "wrong" are as complicated—and as subjective—as questions of "true" and "false."
The shaky train of Season Eight goes spectacularly off the rails in the worst story Steven Moffat has ever written.
As Noah and Alison move from fantasy to reality, The Affair proves that its alternating point-of-view structure is much more than a "gimmick."
One way we can look at The Affair is as a metaphor for the writing process, in which various drafts and revisions of the story are presented side-by-side…