Vocabulary Building: A Review of American Gods Season 1, Episode 2 “The Secret of Spoons”

Last week’s premiere episode of American Gods exploded – in great gory red founts of blood – onto screens, creating a rather polarized reaction among fans and critics. The overall … Read More

Dead to Rights: A Review of Better Call Saul Season 3, Episode 5 “Chicanery”

While we’re only halfway through the ten episode third season, things come to a head tonight in the battle between the brothers McGill. The lead-up the last few weeks has … Read More

We Are Family: A Review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy (read my review here) was the surprise hit of the Summer 2014 movie season, coming completely out of left field to wow audiences with it’s smart … Read More

I Am Groot: A Review of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

[Originally published on Reviews by Steve, August 2, 2014] NB: With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 opening in North American theaters tomorrow (they’ve already had it in the UK … Read More

The Winking Greek: A Review of Better Call Saul Season 3, Episode 4 “Sabrosito”

It’s only been a couple of episodes since it appeared that Jimmy was all but done due to his brother Chuck and his machinations, but last episode we got a … Read More

Coin Tricks: A Review of American Gods Series Premiere – Season 1, Episode 1 “The Bone Orchard”

American Gods is one of my favorite novels by one of my favorite writers, Neil Gaiman. I’ve enjoyed previous adaptations of his work (Stardust, Coraline), but this is the first … Read More

Pre-Prosecution Diversion: A Review of Better Call Saul Season 3, Episode 3 “Sunk Costs”

Last week, Jimmy showed a particular blindspot when it comes to his brother Chuck, and this week we begin to finally see what Chuck’s real plan is – and yes, … Read More

“Can I Help You?” A Review of Better Call Saul Season 3, Episode 2 “Witness”

Remember last week’s episode, when Captain Bauer told Jimmy that “The wheel is going to turn”? Well, it appears that it is already beginning to do so. But more on … Read More

No Place Like Home: A Review of Lion

Having finished reading Saroo Brierley’s wonderfully written memoir Lion (originally published as A Long Way Home: A Memoir) just a couple of weeks ago (read my review of the book … Read More

The Wheel is Going to Turn: A Review of Better Call Saul Season Premiere – Season 3, Episode 1 “Mabel”

Last season of Better Call Saul ended with several unanswered questions, and a huge promise that appeared in the form of an anagram made from the first letters of each … Read More