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Roxanne Sancto

Roxanne Sancto
Roxanne Sancto's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Paste Magazine

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Inside No 9: Season 3 (TV, 2016-2017) The anthology series' uncomfortable mix of humour and horror is at times reminiscent of Psychovillean characters and tinges, but occupies a genre space entirely of its own. ‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
74% Black Mirror: Season 4 - Arkangel (TV Episode) Compared to many of the shows adrenaline-charged episodes, 'Arkangel' is relatively calm and level-headed in its presentation, an approach that pairs well with Foster's directorial style...‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
63% Black Mirror: Season 3 - Men Against Fire (TV Episode) Once you recognize the direction it's headed in, however, the impact of the story might make you want to discard the news forever, because you've realized once again you're not just watching a show. You're already living it.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2018
76% Black Mirror: Season 3 - Hated in the Nation (TV Episode) Hated in the Nation works brilliantly as a stand-alone episode, particularly for those who enjoy a strange mix of sci-fi and crime drama.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2018
65% Black Mirror: Season 3 - Shut Up and Dance (TV Episode) Shut Up and Dance grippingly demonstrates how dangerous our tendency to use the Internet as an extension of ourselves has become, and how easily it can be used to manipulate us -- in the most despicable ways.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2018
90% Black Mirror: Season 3 - San Junipero (TV Episode) San Junipero is the first Black Mirror episode that doesn't set out to make you feel uncomfortable, or even foolish. ‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2018
90% Black Mirror: Season 3 - Play Test (TV Episode) Playtest is the perfect fusion of Brooker's fascination with the human condition and director Dan Trachtenberg's knack for psychological horror, served with all the ingredients necessary for another night of blood-curdling nightmares.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2018
8.2/10 80% This Is Us: Season 1 - Moonshadow (TV Episode) Series creator Dan Fogelman allows the season finale, "Moonshadow," to go out on a relatively calm and contemplative note, one that strongly mirrors the Big Three's moments of self-reflection in the pilot. This Is Us has come full circle.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
8.9/10 89% This Is Us: Season 1 - What Now? (TV Episode) Instead of focusing entirely on the void implied by the title, "What Now?" is a celebration of William's life and the people in it. ‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
9.5/10 100% This Is Us: Season 1 - Memphis (TV Episode) For me, the only consolation to this intensely moving episode was the thought that, for a moment, Randall too experienced this undeniable connection, this painful sensation of peace, knowing that, at the very least, he had brought his father home.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
8/10 100% This Is Us: Season 1 - Jack Pearson's Son (TV Episode) In "Jack Pearson's Son" ... we learn that, just like everyone else, Jack finds it difficult to be the good guy all the time.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
7.8/10 86% This Is Us: Season 1 - I Call Marriage (TV Episode) Even a marriage as solid as Rebecca and Jack's has its ups and downs. ‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
8.1/10 100% This Is Us: Season 1 - Three Sentences (TV Episode) If you're considering having kids, "Three Sentences" may make you reconsider: Seeing your children hurt can't be easy, especially when there's absolutely nothing you can do or say to make it better. ‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
8.7/10 100% This Is Us: Season 1 - The Big Day (TV Episode) Thriving on excellent performances ... and an honest approach to sensitive topics such as grief, a father's role within the family and the overwhelming fear of failing as a new parent, "The Big Day" is one of the strongest episodes on This Is Us to date.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
8/10 100% This Is Us: Season 1 - The Right Thing to Do (TV Episode) This was a very refreshing approach to [Kate's] character and allowed viewers to see her as just Kate, not a bundle of overbearing insecurities.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
6.5/10 75% This Is Us: Season 1 - Last Christmas (TV Episode) 'Tis the season of mortifyingly tacky and overly dramatic holiday episodes, and while "Last Christmas" definitely lays on the drama, it does so in a rather composed manner.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
6/10 88% This Is Us: Season 1 - The Trip (TV Episode) Although I enjoyed Olivia's snobbish, complicated character at first, it no longer feels real. ‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
7.8/10 100% This Is Us: Season 1 - Pilgrim Rick (TV Episode) "Pilgrim Rick" does not end on a joyous note, but manages to pack in all the staples of a classic holiday episode: heart-warming nostalgia, bittersweet moments and just the right dose of drama.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
7/10 100% This Is Us: Season 1 - The Best Washing Machine in the Whole World (TV Episode) All in all, "The Best Washing Machine in the World" is an episode that brings us closer to understanding the Pearson family's dynamics-and all the reasons why their living-room carpet will remain bumpy, unless they continue to work on smoothing it out.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
6.9/10 78% This Is Us: Season 1 - Career Days (TV Episode) This storyline threatens to put [Kevin] right back into the clichéd, tortured pretty-boy role I'd like to see him freed from.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
8.5/10 88% This Is Us: Season 1 - The Game Plan (TV Episode) "The Game Plan" may have felt a bit scattered, in that it relied heavily on its flashbacks, but it still managed to accentuate the characters' personal journeys in a powerful manner. ‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
8/10 100% This Is Us: Season 1 - The Pool (TV Episode) "The Pool" tackles themes such as self-esteem, judgment, and race with great honesty, and confronts the characters with a choice.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
100% This Is Us: Season 1 - The Big Three (TV Episode) We were thrown straight into the deep end of their respective stories, and quickly realized they were all struggling with a similar theme: where do we go from here? ‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
8/10 100% This Is Us: Season 1 - Kyle (TV Episode) So far, This Is Us has been a rollercoaster of emotions, but "Kyle" takes this whirlwind of feelings to a new level. ‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
8/10 90% This Is Us: Season 1 - Pilot (TV Episode) This Is Us opted for an natural flow, as opposed to relying too heavily on its tear-jerking, shock-factor moments. ‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
87% She's Gotta Have It: Season 1 (TV, 2017) She's Gotta Have It is a clear ode to Brooklyn, its community and the inimitable vibe that pulses through the New York borough.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2017
85% Black Mirror: Season 4 (TV, 2017) Black Mirror's fourth season has taken on a different tone, and while some episodes may feel unfamiliar in comparison to earlier seasons, the show continues to thrive in its depiction of Orwellian nightmares.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2017
100% Lovesick: Season 2 (TV, 2016) This honest approach is refreshing in a world of sitcoms focusing on wealthy lads and ladies moving from their college dorms straight into Manhattan lofts and prosperous careers. Lovesick is all about keeping it real.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2017
8.5/10 100% Catastrophe: Season 3 (TV, 2017) Their relationship skirts the grey area between endearing and disastrous, but until now there's been more focus on Sharon's emotional landscape, while Rob's arc has concentrated more on the circumstantial.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
8.4/10 74% Orange Is the New Black: Season 5 (TV, 2017) Season Five literally starts with a bang.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
9.4/10 86% Black Mirror: Season 3 (TV, 2014) This unease stayed with me for the entirety of the episode.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2016
8/10 100% Catastrophe: Season 2 (TV, 2016) Season Two of Catastrophe opened with the kind of harsh-reality comedy that makes us realize, once again, that Horgan and Delaney are a dream team, on screen as well as in the writing room. ‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted May 6, 2016
7.9/10 59% Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll: Season 1 (TV, 2015) Even if you're not yet sold on the characters in Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, the sterling music history anecdotes alone will have you tuning back in for episode two.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2015
8.7/10 100% Catastrophe: Season 1 (TV, 2015) Catastrophe is a hilarious new sitcom that strays far from the cliché and lures us in with brilliant dialogue, superb characters and a top-notch cast.‐ Paste Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2015