Matthew Poland

Matthew Poland
Matthew Poland'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
3.5/4 100% Broad City: Season 2 (TV, 2014) It's that exuberant depiction of female kinship as being inextricably bound to the anarchy of daily living that gives the series its unexpected sweetness. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2019
2.5/4 58% The Comedians: Season 1 (TV, 2015) The Comedians boasts razor-sharp performances, but is ultimately toothless. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2015
1.5/4 54% American Odyssey: Season 1 (TV, 2015) American Odyssey aspires toward ideological complexity, but its simplistic notions of good and evil undermine those ambitions. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2015
3/4 91% Archer: Season 6 (TV, 2009) Even as the series begins to show its age, Archer's commitment to character ensures that these episodes never feel too familiar. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2015
2.5/4 75% The Simpsons: Season 26 (TV, 1989) The series has settled into a relaxed middle age, and one of the pleasures of tuning in at this late stage is the comfort of the familiar. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2014
3/4 100% The Goldbergs: Season 2 (TV, 2013) The Goldbergs seems primed to capitalize on its strengths, namely a terrific cast and snappy writing that exudes warmth while eschewing treacle. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2014
3.5/4 100% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 10 (TV, 2005) The 10th season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia doubles down on off-format episodes that tweak the show's trademark formula. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2015
3/4 67% The Returned (US): Season 1 (TV, 2015) The series deploys the tropes of the horror genre in service of a meditation on grief. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2015