Tag Archives: Barry

The BEST TV Characters of the Year

Very, very tough to get this list down to only 10 spots, so I had to take it to 12 (top that, “Spinal Tap”). And this is even with no new episodes of “Fargo,” “Game of Thrones,” “Veep,” or “Mr. Robot” this past year. Even with that (seemingly) reduced competition, there are lots of shows I… Read More »

TV Reviews: Why It’s So Troubling “Barry” Killed Off Two Interracial Couples

I mostly loved “Barry”‘s first season. The great Bill Hader delivered a career-best performance (no small feat for the genius behind the excellent “Documentary Now” parodies). Stephen Root displayed a crackling newfound ruthlessness that felt electric. And Henry Winkler was a delightful, easy “Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy” series contender as Gene Cousineau the… Read More »

Movie Reviews: Barry, The Do-Over, Spectral, Blue Jay, Memoirs of an Assassin

Netflix is making a big push into the original films game, but judging by this crop they may want to rethink that… The Do-Over…Pretty much unwatchable. The first third is the best part, but even that’s only below average. Once Sandler and Spade have teamed up with Paula Patton (gee, do you think wm/bw couples… Read More »