Alicia Gilstorf

Alicia Gilstorf
Alicia Gilstorf's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Tell-Tale TV
Publications: Tell-Tale TV

TV Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 100% Jane the Virgin: Season 5 (TV, 2014) Sensing some of that lingering hostility, Jane the Virgin takes a page out of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's handbook and wins us over with a magical musical number. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2019
3/5 67% iZombie: Season 5 (TV, 2015) iZombie has transitioned from a wacky undead crime drama to one of the most politically relevant shows on television. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
4/5 78% This Is Us: Season 3 - Her (TV Episode) "Her" feels like the reunion we needed to reconnect with these characters. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
3.5/5 100% This Is Us: Season 3 - R & B (TV Episode) This is absolutely how you should use multiple storylines to get your point across. Well done This Is Us! - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
3/5 86% This Is Us: Season 3 - Don't Take My Sunshine Away (TV Episode) This Is Us shines when it is giving us parts of the human experience that aren't commonly pro-trade on television due to their difficult nature. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2019
2.5/5 57% This Is Us: Season 3 - The Graduates (TV Episode) This show has always been precise and clean in its execution. So to see an episode that lacks reason is disappointing, especially this close to the season finale. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
3/5 100% This Is Us: Season 3 - Our Little Island Girl (TV Episode) [It] is the kind of episode that makes you want to call your mom afterward. t's the kind of episode that makes you want to go out and pursue a childhood dream. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2019
4/5 100% This Is Us: Season 3 - Songbird Road: Part 2 (TV Episode) Despite being given what feels like unwanted leftovers from the previous episode at times, part two handles the dark and complex so well it has us asking for seconds. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
4/5 73% Outlander: Season 4 - Man of Worth (TV Episode) No question, the best has certainly been saved for last. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
5/5 100% This Is Us: Season 3 - Songbird Road: Part One (TV Episode) One thing is certain, after three seasons this show is still finding new and creative ways to shock us. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2019
5/5 62% Outlander: Season 4 - Providence (TV Episode) All three of the storylines in "Providence" are executed perfectly and set out to do exactly what they are meant to. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
4/5 90% This Is Us: Season 3 - The Last Seven Weeks (TV Episode) What I admire most about "The Last Seven Weeks," is its dedication to changing our outlook on Randall's campaign even though it may be the series' weakest storyline yet. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
3/5 80% Outlander: Season 4 - If Not For Hope (TV Episode) None the less, when "If Not For Hope" finds its groove everything seems to come together. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2019
3/5 88% Outlander: Season 4 (TV, 2014) [It] serves as a tipping point for the season and a good one at that. It's never great to see family fight but when the fight is this entertaining one can't help but grab some popcorn and hope the rest of Season 4 finishes with the same enthusiasm. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2019
3/5 60% Outlander: Season 4 - The Deep Heart's Core (TV Episode) At the best of times, this episode shines in the dysfunctionality of its core family. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2019
4/5 70% Outlander: Season 4 - The Birds & the Bees (TV Episode) The Birds & The Bees, is the happy family reunion this show has been building to for four seasons now - and it does not disappoint in the slightest. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
4/5 58% Outlander: Season 4 - Wilmington (TV Episode) Outlander delivers another strong installment to Season 4 with "Wilmington," that isn't afraid to make waves with its characters or its storylines. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2018
100% Outlander: Season 4 - Down the Rabbit Hole (TV Episode) "Down the Rabbit Hole," has absolutely no appearances by Jamie and Claire - zero appearances. Yet it may just be the best episode so far this season! - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2018
4/5 75% Outlander: Season 4 - The False Bride (TV Episode) This episode begins to pick up speed, taking viewers on a promising adventure that puts the dreariness of the last installment behind us, hopefully for good. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
4/5 100% Outlander: Season 4 - Savages (TV Episode) Savages, has shocking deaths, loving reunions, and enough riveting action to have us wanting the next episode as soon as possible. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
2.5/5 91% This Is Us: Season 3 - The Beginning is the End is the Beginning (TV Episode) Much of "The Beginning is the End is the Beginning," is spent dragging out what little information we have about all the current storylines, so the big reveals can swoop in at the end and wow us. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
3/5 100% This Is Us: Season 3 - Six Thanksgivings (TV Episode) Jack himself embodies many of the values Thanksgiving celebrates, so to have a good chunk of the episode centered on him is a smart move. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
4/5 85% Outlander: Season 4 - Common Ground (TV Episode) Common Ground, slows down to take in the beauty of Fraser Ridge and in doing so crafts a beautifully paced episode with little else left to desire by the end. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
5/5 100% This Is Us: Season 3 - Sometimes (TV Episode) Sometimes, feels like the giddiness you get right before embarking on a new adventure. This episode is fun, exciting, comforting, and just so darn enjoyable. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
3/5 46% Outlander: Season 4 - Do No Harm (TV Episode) Outlander is at its best when it is tackling these issues with historical accuracy and topical poignancy - which is especially true for this episode. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
3/5 95% Outlander: Season 4 - America the Beautiful (TV Episode) Although not as ambitious as the start of Season 1 or as action packed as the start to Season 3, "America the Beautiful," tries and for the most part, succeeds to reinvent the show's premise of what it means to be an outlander. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
3/5 100% This Is Us: Season 3 - Kamsahamnida (TV Episode) Kamsahamnida, doesn't exactly hit the mark but it's still a passible hour of television that will occupy your time just fine. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
2.5/5 64% This Is Us: Season 3 - Toby (TV Episode) Toby is clearly leading towards a big reveal, but in being so concerned about the future of the show it feels like This Is Us has completely forgotten about the importance of the present in this episode. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
3/5 78% This Is Us: Season 3 - Vietnam (TV Episode) The intention to do something different is admirable and if Vietnam, is to be memorable for any reason it should be for delivering the performance that Milo Ventimiglia will win an Emmy for one day. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
3/5 89% This Is Us: Season 3 - A Philadelphia Story (TV Episode) It is this kind of groundwork in these episode arcs that allows for the show to form lasting bonds with the audience -- bonds that keep people entertained even if the episode is on the bleaker side. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
4.5/5 81% This Is Us: Season 3 - Nine Bucks (TV Episode) This Is Us Season 3 Episode 1,... doesn't feel like the start of a slump - it feels like the natural continuation of a truly remarkable story. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
4.5/5 92% iZombie: Season 4 (TV, 2015) With well-developed characters and impressive writing, how did we ever doubt this show? - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2018