Marisa LaScala

Marisa LaScala

Agrees with the Tomatometer 100% of the time.

Marisa LaScala's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): PopMatters

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
6/10 80% Marry Me: Season 1 (TV, 2014-2015) "In stark contract with most other sitcoms, which typically take a few episodes to find their footing, this show has a refreshing confidence. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Oct 13, 2014
5/10 17% Mulaney: Season 1 (TV, 2014-2015) "[The plots are] funny, but they don't sound like regular people talking. This artificial sensibility is exacerbated by various performances. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Oct 6, 2014
7/10 90% Gotham: Season 1 (TV, 2014) "It's off to a good start, so good that it's possible to watch the entire premiere without missing Batman one bit. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 22, 2014
7/10 78% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1 (TV, 2014) "The pilot even manages to find tension in mundane engineering tasks. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Jun 2, 2014
3/10 43% Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014) "Lifetime's made-for-TV movie Lizzie Borden Took an Axe covers the events of the murder and ensuing trial, but doesn't really get any deeper into the crime than the schoolyard chant does. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted May 5, 2014
4/10 67% Harper's Island: Season 1 (TV, 2009) "Unfortunately, clumsy writing gets in the way of potential insight " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Feb 12, 2014
5/10 52% Dracula: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) "In a later episode, Grayson attempts to acquire a vaccine that'll help him walk around in sunlight. One hopes he's successful, since seeing the show in greater detail means more distractions from all those dreary business dealings. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Oct 25, 2013
7/10 52% Hello Ladies: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) "The show gets at [its] theme by making smart use of its Los Angeles setting. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 30, 2013
6/10 86% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) "Like the best comic books, it shouldn't take itself so seriously. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 24, 2013
6/10 88% Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) "It may be that Brooklyn Nine-Nine does for cop shows what Leslie Knope and company did for office sitcoms, and that can only be good. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 18, 2013
6/10 40% The Goodwin Games: Season 1 (TV, 2013) "A little silly, likely to conjure up a few heavy sighs, but ultimately an entertaining diversion. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted May 20, 2013
6/10 63% The Carrie Diaries: Season 1 (TV, 2013) "The rest of the show goes on to prize sweetness over superficiality. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Jan 14, 2013
6/10 83% Elementary: Season 1 (TV, 2012-2013) "If Elementary is a standard detective procedural, it is at least well done. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 27, 2012
6/10 87% Boardwalk Empire: Season 3 (TV, 2012) "The show needed Gyp Rosetti. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 16, 2012
5/10 59% Go On: Season 1 (TV, 2012-2013) "Go On isn't breaking new ground. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 11, 2012
7/10 71% Veep: Season 1 (TV, 2012) "Louis-Dreyfus can do much with just a facial expression and hand wave. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Apr 22, 2012
5/10 13% Allen Gregory: Season 1 (TV, 2011) "Yes, it's funny to see the little egghead blow his lid and be downright rude to people. The problem is, he's belligerent to too many people, especially within his family structure. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Oct 30, 2011
2/10 21% Whitney: Season 1 (TV, 2011-2012) "With its stilted scenes, canned laughter, and handwringing about marriage, Whitney feels more like a step backward. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 30, 2011
6/10 71% Terra Nova: Season 1 (TV, 2011) "The story could go in any number of these directions, some of which would be more worthwhile than others. And so for us, for now, Terra Nova offers a world of possibilities. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 26, 2011
2/10 21% Outsourced: Season 1 (TV, 2010-2011) "The problem is that neither plot has a sound foundation. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Oct 1, 2010
6/10 32% Running Wilde: Season 1 (TV, 2010-2011) "It doesn't offer an intricate ensemble cast, but only the usual sit-commy supporting array. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 21, 2010
6/10 89% FlashForward: Season 1 (TV, 2009-2010) "If the procedural plotting in FlashForward was ordinary, all the conversations about destiny and free will made the first episode feel vibrant, engaged with heady concepts and questions. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 24, 2009
5/10 43% 90210: Season 1 (TV, 2008-2009) "It seems content to trot along a well-worn path. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 2, 2008
4/10 67% Gossip Girl: Season 1 (TV, 2007-2008) "No matter their ages, the parents and children in Gossip Girl are all too familiar. " ‐ PopMatters
Posted Sep 19, 2007
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