Gwen Orel

Gwen Orel
Gwen Orel's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Wall Street Journal
Publications: Wall Street Journal

TV Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
88% American Horror Story: Asylum - Madness Ends (TV Episode) If you were expecting insights about the devil or the aliens, not so much. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2016
69% American Horror Story: Asylum - Continuum (TV Episode) Kind of a skimpy penultimate episode so let's hope for an amazing finale. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2016
88% American Horror Story: Asylum - Spilt Milk (TV Episode) This week, AHS is more like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest than The Exorcist. The Devil is gone. Long live (or not) the Bad Monsignor. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2016
100% American Horror Story: Asylum - The Name Game (TV Episode) This was an action-packed episode. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2016
100% American Horror Story: Asylum - The Coat Hanger (TV Episode) Some unexpected alliances are formed and there appears to be some hope. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2016
88% American Horror Story: Asylum - Unholy Night (TV Episode) Bad Santa's in town this week. Jude faces down the Devil in Mary Eunice, but the outcome remains to be seen. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2016
90% American Horror Story: Asylum - Dark Cousin (TV Episode) The angel of death is beautiful and sympathetic this episode. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2016
91% American Horror Story: Asylum - The Origins of Monstrosity (TV Episode) The framing device returns, as a 911 call summons police to the ruins of Briarcliff. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2016
100% American Horror Story: Asylum - I Am Anne Frank, Pt. 2 (TV Episode) At Briarcliff, it's hard to tell what's real. Fitting for an insane asylum. When liars speak, we see their vision. We see fantasies. Who is good, who bad? I'm now on team Jude. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2016
91% American Horror Story: Asylum - I Am Anne Frank, Pt. 1 (TV Episode) Wednesday's episode - part of a season-long story arc - examines the problems of gauging reality and identity, always issues in a mental hospital. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2016
91% American Horror Story: Asylum - Nor'easter (TV Episode) The devil made her do it, this week. One little devil and just look at all the turmoil. The devil has a way of making the past present, too, especially for Sister Jude. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2016
100% American Horror Story: Asylum - Tricks and Treats (TV Episode) Spankings! Nuns having sex! Bondage! Lots of fun for fetishists this week. Very fitting for Halloween. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2016
100% American Horror Story: Asylum - Welcome to Briarcliff (TV Episode) This looks like a campy, period rich series this season, and I'm eager to see how they are going to manage the time shifts. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2016
100% Game of Thrones: Season 1 - Fire and Blood (TV Episode) On the season one finale for "Game of Thrones" loose ends were tied up and woven into new threads. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2016
100% Game of Thrones: Season 1 - Baelor (TV Episode) This episode was made of sadness and shock. And watchers and even readers are feeling teary. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2016
100% Game of Thrones: Season 1 - The Pointy End (TV Episode) You can't play sudoku and watch this show. You can't look away. You can't mute it for a second. Just when you think you can breathe, you can't. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2016
100% Game of Thrones: Season 1 - You Win or You Die (TV Episode) Pluses: Khal Drogo called Dani "moon of my life." Aw. Direwolf appearance (Ghost). Hilarious woman-on-woman porno-coaching from Littlefinger. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2016
100% Game of Thrones: Season 1 - A Golden Crown (TV Episode) Tyrion, telling of his childhood exploits, brings the funny. - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2016
88% Smallville: Season 10 (TV, 2001-2011) It was a long time coming. But gee, it was great. Kind of like the original comic books themselves. At long last. Flights and tights! - Wall Street Journal EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2010