Kris King

Kris King
Kris King's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Slant Magazine
Publications: Slant Magazine

tv Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/4 88% Modern Family: Season 2 (TV, 2009) Modern Family continues to balance frenzied slapstick with wit and heart, featuring one of the best ensemble casts on television. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
4/4 No Score Yet Peep Show: Season 3 (TV, 2003-2015) It's a credit to Mitchell and Webb as actors that they can manage to make these two sad, self-centered sacks so likable and appealing. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
3.5/4 100% Friday Night Lights: Season 4 (TV, 2006-2011) [It] manages to retain its depth and heart-wrenching warmth despite a sea change in its structure and characters. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2014
3/4 100% Friday Night Lights: Season 5 (TV, 2006-2011) While this season's arc may be presented too broadly, with a cast this strong it's difficult not to become ensnared in the raw emotions of Dillon, Texas. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2013
3/4 81% Caprica: Season 1 (TV, 2010) Caprica manages to take on some daring themes with that familiar dedication to character and plot. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2010
2.5/4 47% Merlin: Season 1 (TV, 2009-2012) Even with its quirky charm, though, the show's formula begins to wear thin. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2008
3/4 59% Warehouse 13: Season 1 (TV, 2009-2014) The inventiveness of the gadgetry and the wild sense of humor that sneaks into the show give it the potential to develop into an adventure that's both funny and exciting. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2009
2/4 67% Ugly Americans: Season 1 (TV, 2010-2012) Ugly Americans's interesting setting is just sort of there for the sake of being weird. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2010
2.5/4 90% Community: Season 1 (TV, 2009-2015) Community has a boldness to it that sets it apart from traditional network sitcoms. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2009
1/4 67% NCIS: Los Angeles: Season 1 (TV, 2009) The show has all the subtlety of a freight train. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2009
2.5/4 59% V: Season 1 (TV, 2009-2011) The terrorism angle boasts some of the update's most enticing intrigue. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2009
3.5/4 81% FlashForward: Season 1 (TV, 2009-2010) If FlashForward can keep the momentum it set in its premiere episode, the show's apocalyptic tone and fate-bending intrigue should prove deeply fascinating. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2009
3/4 88% Chuck: Season 3 (TV, 2007-2012) Unashamedly goofy, there's no lack of blistering action and thinly veiled nerdy allusions to make this season enjoyable for its dedicated fan base. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2010
3.5/4 100% Louie: Season 2 (TV, 2010-2015) The second season of FX's Louie is an example of the kind of fine entertainment you can get when you give a talented artist like Louis C.K. a chunk of money and free reign to make whatever he wants. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2011
3.5/4 100% Archer: Season 2 (TV, 2009-2018) Archer is sleekly animated, has a cool retro design, and writing that manages to be both smart and bawdy all at once, but most of all, it has a fantastic voice cast. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2011
0/4 No Score Yet $#* ! My Dad Says: Season 1 (TV, 2010-2011) $#*! My Dad Says is a dismal show, harboring the worst qualities of every lame, four-camera, laugh-tracked sitcom on television. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2010
3/4 91% Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 8 (TV, 2000-2017) Even though moving to New York only amounts to a change in window dressing, the minor tweak makes a surprising impact on a series that's starting to grow predictable in its old age. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2011
2.5/4 73% No Ordinary Family: Season 1 (TV, 2010-2011) No Ordinary Family manages to take an oversaturated genre and mold it into a flawed but ultimately fun piece of family-friendly fluff. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2010
1.5/4 20% Perfect Couples: Season 1 (TV, 2010-2011) An aimless mass that's utterly devoid of flavor, filled with such broadly drawn characters that you start to forget who they are while they're still on the screen. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2011
1.5/4 5% The Paul Reiser Show: Season 1 (TV, 2011) Like Curb Your Enthusiasm for the Family Channel, The Paul Reiser Show never really succeeds at being anything other than a fitfully amusing imitation. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2011
1.5/4 74% Shameless: Season 1 (TV, 2011) Shameless tries too hard to milk weighty drama from generally dull characters. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2011