Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 75%

The Cosmopolitans: Season One (TV, 2014)

" I didn't find myself laughing out loud much during this, though I did find myself continually smiling throughout its run, so that's better than my reaction to some network pilots. "

Posted Aug 29, 2014

Andrea Reiher

2 39%

Intruders: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" Intruders weaves an interesting tapestry of deception, mystery and the paranormal for a promising premiere. It offers a more dramatic take on science fiction than BBC America's pulpy, fun Doctor Who and cult-favorite Orphan Black. "

Posted Aug 25, 2014

Terri Schwartz

3 91%

Doctor Who: Season 8 (TV, 2014)

" This introduction of a new Doctor is easily one of the very best of the series relaunch and has to be seen as a success on all levels. It's also simply one of the better episodes in recent memory. "

Posted Aug 25, 2014

Chris Hayner

4 44%

The Killing: Season 4 (TV, 2014)

" Watch it if you feel the need to see it through, but it might be better just remembering its wonderful beginnings. "

Posted Aug 1, 2014

Sarah Huggins

5 50%

Hemlock Grove: Season 2 (TV, 2014)

" There are deaths, revelations and complete WTF moments buried in the finale for viewers who have been itching for some Hemlock Grove-style weirdness. "

Posted Jul 11, 2014

Terri Schwartz

6 60%

Tyrant: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" Even with the problems in the early episodes, the drama has plenty of opportunities for greatness. "

Posted Jun 24, 2014

Terri Schwartz

7 97%

Orange is the New Black: Season 2 (TV, 2014)

" All in all the things we love about OITNB are still there -- the dark humor, the camaraderie, the misery and the mystery. "

Posted May 29, 2014

Sarah Huggins

8 92%

Louie: Season 4 (TV, 2014)

" Louie is still the same great, unpredictable show it has been, only moreso. "

Posted May 6, 2014

Rick Porter

9 100%

Da Vinci's Demons: Season 2 (TV, 2014)

" Da Vinci's Demons is still a whole heck of a lot of fun -- and for a premium cable period piece airing on a Saturday night, fun is all you can ask for. "

Posted Mar 26, 2014

Billy Nilles

10 36%

Believe: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" There are pieces of the show that are underdeveloped or just don't work very well in the pilot which to some extent Cuaron's gifts as a director help cover. Though he'll probably retain some level of involvement, he won't be directing any other episodes. "

Posted Mar 11, 2014

Rick Porter

11 ——

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 6 (TV, 2014)

" The final arc was the season's best, as it focused on Yoda's adventurous journey that gives some very important insight into the past and future of the whole "Star Wars" saga. "

Posted Mar 11, 2014

Sydney Bucksbaum

12 93%

Veronica Mars: Season 3 (TV, 2006-2007)

" Why didn't anyone tell me how abruptly it all just ... stops? "

Posted Mar 10, 2014

Sydney Bucksbaum

13 36%

Mixology: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" ABC's newest comedy had me laughing for the majority of the 30 minutes of the series premiere (and the next two episodes I watched after). "

Posted Mar 5, 2014

Sydney Bucksbaum

14 29%

Those Who Kill: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" The end of the episode that sheds quite a bit of light on the direction of the series. If it can follow through on what's promised, this may be a gem for A&E. "

Posted Mar 3, 2014

Chris Hayner

15 65%

The Red Road: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" The Red Road doesn't play much catch-up for viewers, and one gets the sense that it won't be until the final episode of the series airs that everything makes sense. That's the type of storytelling people want in their TV series now. "

Posted Feb 27, 2014

Terri Schwartz

16 100%

Legit: Season 2 (TV, 2014)

" Sharper, funnier and more brutally heartwarming in Season 2. "

Posted Feb 27, 2014

Terri Schwartz

17 25%

Mind Games: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" The disconnect between what Mind Games wants to be and the show bubbling just under the surface makes it a bit of a puzzling viewing experience. "

Posted Feb 27, 2014

Rick Porter

18 36%

Growing Up Fisher: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" Growing Up Fisher isn't exactly what you would call "edgy" comedy. When the plot doesn't get any crazier than a blind guy taking a chainsaw to a tree, it's hard to say that a show provides biting social commentary and meta humor. "

Posted Feb 24, 2014

Laurel Brown

19 95%

Veronica Mars: Season 1 (TV, 2004-2005)

" The Season 1 finale transformed from a murder mystery and became a pure, sitting-on-the-edge-of-your-seat, glued-to-the-screen thriller. "

Posted Feb 21, 2014

Sydney Bucksbaum

20 59%

Star-Crossed: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" With all of the sentimentality of the show concentrated in the Emery-Roman relationship, the politics and prejudices of the greater world can tackle real issues clearly and honestly. "

Posted Feb 21, 2014

Laurel Brown

21 67%

Harper's Island: Season 1 (TV, 2009)

" I'm not the biggest slasher movie fan and don't like the formula. So I was pleasantly surprised that I got a kick out of the show. "

Posted Feb 12, 2014

Hanh Nguyen

22 43%

Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014)

"Lifetime has a knack for attracting top-tier talent for what often ends up being silly little movies, but Lizzie Borden seemed different -- everyone was having a lot of fun without getting too over-the-top campy. "

Posted Jan 27, 2014

Jean Bentley

23 58%

Black Sails: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" Black Sails is actually spinning a cleverly-crafted tale of intrigue, secrets and deceit surrounding a race for an enormous cache of gold in a Spanish galleon. "

Posted Jan 27, 2014

Andrea Reiher

24 80%

Klondike: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" It helps that so much of Klondike was shot on location and without CGI. That makes the series feel especially real and lived, which is key in making a project like this one work. "

Posted Jan 22, 2014

Terri Schwartz

25 89%

Looking: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" There's something revelatory about what creators Michael Lannan and Andrew Haigh have done here, avoiding the common tropes that a "gay show" can sometimes trip over and instead grounding their creation in a quiet, intimate sense of naturalism. "

Posted Jan 21, 2014

Billy Nilles

26 47%

Flowers in the Attic (2014)

"Frankly, the best Lifetime movies straddle that fine line between "totally engaging look at serious issues" and "overacted campy mess" very well, and "FitA" just didn't cut it. It was ... kinda boring, right?"

Posted Jan 21, 2014

Jean Bentley

27 97%

Sherlock: Season 3 (TV, 2014)

" Some will dislike how Sherlock answers the question of the false death. Others may find fault in the increased humor of the season -- and it's often very funny. "

Posted Jan 17, 2014

Laurel Brown

28 ——

Switched at Birth: Season 3 (TV, 2014)

" It's nice to see Switched at Birth push its characters into new territory based on consequences from earlier actions, rather than just create issues out of thin air. "

Posted Jan 14, 2014

Billy Nilles

29 84%

True Detective : Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" Though serial killers are an increasingly popular subject in the current television landscape, True Detective still feels fresh when compared to the likes of The Killing and The Following. "

Posted Jan 13, 2014

Terri Schwartz

30 85%

Enlisted: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" The show is silly, sweet, sad, and ultimately life-affirming without ever descending into maudlin slop. "

Posted Jan 10, 2014

Ryan McGee

31 81%

The Spoils of Babylon: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" It's The Spoils of Babylon's dedication to the little details that makes it such a success. "

Posted Jan 10, 2014

Terri Schwartz

32 ——

Cougar Town: Season 5 (TV, 2014)

" Cougar Town will always be entertaining; a warm 30 minutes of charming laughs. "

Posted Jan 8, 2014

Billy Nilles

33 96%

Justified: Season 5 (TV, 2014)

" What really stands out in the premiere is how the show has succeeded in creating a world where Raylan Givens, Boyd Crowder and most everyone else we spend time with is surrounded by their past. "

Posted Jan 8, 2014

Rick Porter

34 94%

Dallas: Season 2 (TV, 2013)

" No one would have wanted Hagman... to leave Dallas this way. But in playing the hand that was forced on them, the show's actors, writers and crew seem to have stepped things up. "

Posted Jan 6, 2014

Rick Porter

35 100%

Parks and Recreation: Season 6 (TV, 2013-2014)

" OK, this one was pretty much inevitable and a shining example of a happy, healthy relationship on TV. "

Posted Jan 6, 2014

Laurel Brown

36 75%

Doctor Who: Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor (TV, 2013)

" The episode answered several questions fans have been waiting to hear answered, the biggest of which is dealing with the number of regenerations the Doctor has left. "

Posted Dec 29, 2013

Chris Hayner

37 35%

Kirstie: Season 1 (TV, 2013)

" Kirstie makes Hot in Cleveland look like Arrested Development. "

Posted Dec 6, 2013

Andrea Reiher

38 65%

Mob City: Season 1 (TV, 2013)

" By hewing closely to the tradition of noir, the series passes over any sort of opportunity for a subversion of expectations. "

Posted Dec 6, 2013

Billy Nilles

39 100%

Bob's Burgers: Season 4 (TV, 2013-2014)

" Pretty fun episode that had absolutely nothing to with Bob actually making burgers and a solid way to welcome back fans for a new season. "

Posted Dec 2, 2013

Chris Hayner

40 52%

Dracula: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014)

" The only frights Dracula seems poised to offer lie in its dismal plotting "

Posted Oct 25, 2013

Billy Nilles

41 80%

Ravenswood: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014)

" It's pretty ballsy to kill off one of your main characters in the first episode. We actually find that fairly awesome. "

Posted Oct 24, 2013

Andrea Reiher

42 56%

Reign: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014)

" The historical fiction only makes me appreciate Reign more: This joyful look into the past makes the dullest of facts come alive. "

Posted Oct 18, 2013

Laurel Brown

43 100%

Burton And Taylor (2014)

"Burton and Taylor succeeds thanks to its truncated timeline and intimate feel."

Posted Oct 18, 2013

Billy Nilles

44 59%

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014)

" The flaws in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland appear to be fixable. "

Posted Oct 10, 2013

Rick Porter

45 45%

The Tomorrow People: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014)

" The Tomorrow People uses seamless effects to show teleportation in a way that furthers the story along without being clunky or overzealous. "

Posted Oct 9, 2013

Sydney Bucksbaum

46 70%

Witches of East End: Season 1 (TV, 2013)

" Bad acting, hokey storylines or no humor would have derailed the premiere completely. None of that happens. Instead, we get a funny show that brings in just enough intrigue -- and, yes, magic -- to make a viewer come back for more. "

Posted Oct 7, 2013

Laurel Brown

47 100%

Scandal: Season 3 (TV, 2013-2014)

" Picking up just 22 minutes from where last season left us clamoring for more, with Olivia Pope's name leaked to the press as President Grant's mistress, Scandal hit the ground running and never looked back. "

Posted Oct 4, 2013

Billy Nilles

48 33%

Super Fun Night: Season 1 (TV, 2013)

" Wilson is a very charming woman and can be very funny, but this sitcom just doesn't do it for us, to be honest. "

Posted Oct 3, 2013

Andrea Reiher

49 22%

Sean Saves the World: Season 1 (TV, 2013)

" Sean Saves the World is a classic sitcom, yet avoids the tired sitcom tropes with a talented cast led by Hayes. "

Posted Oct 3, 2013

Sydney Bucksbaum

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