Category Archives: TV Criticism

Pilot Review: Revolution

Before writing this review, I took an informal survey of the contents of my apartment. At the present time, I have no fewer than 20 electronic devices in my apartment: two iPhones (one work, one home), an iPod, an iPad, … Continue reading

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A.V. Club Review: The Borgias, “The Siege Of Forli”

There’s fires being set all over Italy on this week’s episode of The Borgias: Savonarola’s kicking off the Bonfire of the Vanities, Juan’s got a burning sensation when he urinates, and Lucrezia’s burning with lust for her suitor’s younger brother. … Continue reading

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A.V. Club Review: The Borgias, “Day Of Ashes”

It’s time for a crisis of faith on The Borgias, as the lightning strike of last week’s episode has pushed Alexander into repentance mode. But is it legitimate, or is this one of his brief moments of morality aside from … Continue reading

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A.V. Club Review: Bob’s Burgers, “Bad Tina”

Once again I’m helping out one of my A.V. Club cohorts who’s short on time, this time friend of the blog Rowan Kaiser. With a lot of Sunday commitments Rowan needed a hand with FOX’s Animation Domination block, and I … Continue reading

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A.V. Club Review: The Borgias, “The Choice”

One of the reasons I gravitated to The Borgias as a TV show was largely that in addition to liking Jeremy Irons and Colm Feore, the Renaissance setting is one I’ve had a particular fondness for for years. I took … Continue reading

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A.V. Club Review: The Borgias, “Stray Dogs”

After last week’s legitimately tense and compelling episode of The Borgias, the show continues its upward swing with the introduction of a pack of killers who finally give weight to some of the Assassin’s Creed jokes leveled at the show. … Continue reading

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A.V. Club Review: The Borgias, “The Beautiful Deception”

I’ve been saying since I first started watching The Borgias that I could see a better show underneath all the trappings and soap opera drama, and kept watching in the hopes that show would reveal itself. I just never expected … Continue reading

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