Desirae Embree

Desirae Embree
Desirae Embree's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): PopMatters
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T-Meter Title | Year
66% Ascension: Season 1 (TV, 2014) All things considered, Ascension is a rather fun way to spend a few of my evenings. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
4/10 76% Empire: Season 2 - Et Tu, Brute? (TV Episode) I would hazard some predictions about what Empire has in store for us next year, but I have a sinking feeling, given its recycling of season one stock, that we've seen most of the show's tricks. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2015
3/10 No Score Yet Empire: Season 2 - Sinned Against (TV Episode) "Sinned Against" was essentially a string of boring non-events held together by yet more unnecessary celebrity cameos. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2015
5/10 50% Empire: Season 2 - True Love Never (TV Episode) I had high hopes that this season would prove to Empire's haters that the show had more to offer than just music and melodrama. After these last two episodes, I'm starting to lose faith that it does. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2015
6/10 87% Empire: Season 2 - Be True (TV Episode) Whatever the pleasures audiences take in Empire's familial warfare, I think people also genuinely want to see the Lyons repair their relationships, and it seems as though Andre is laying the groundwork for such a thing to happen - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2015
5/10 83% Empire: Season 2 - Fires of Heaven (TV Episode) All things considered, "Fires from Heaven" was a disappointing follow-up to last week's episode. There is a point when perpetual plot twists become predictable, and non-stop drama becomes rather boring. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2015
87% Empire: Season 2 (TV, 2015) If the premiere is any indication, we can look forward to the usual Empire fare: sexual intrigue, LGBTQ issues, fabulous wardrobe, slick pop tunes and rap hits, and - of course - a seemingly endless succession of double and triple crossings. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2015