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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Crawford: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "The 10-part series is indeed weird, but in the most beguiling, hopelessly sweet way. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Feb 12, 2018
78% Homeland: Season 7 (TV, 2018) "The drama is deeply serious, and bitterly so. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Feb 9, 2018
100% Queer Eye: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Queer Eye is making a very welcome return. It's fun and occasionally a little fraught, as is so much in the culture these days. It won't solve much, but every little bit helps. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Feb 6, 2018
64% Altered Carbon: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "There us an awful lot going on in Altered Carbon, a production that clearly cost tens of millions of dollars per episode, and much of it is visual flash. But it's the human touches, humour and the essentially traditional storyline that makes it appealing. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Feb 2, 2018
14% The Open House (2018) "As escapism, The Open House is a good diversion, but not lacking in seriousness. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Jan 22, 2018
56% Absentia: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "It's mildly gripping, not to be dismissed, but sometimes let down by obviousness and by some bizarre underperforming by actors around Katic. As a killer-thriller, Absentia is oddly subdued. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Jan 19, 2018
100% Counterpart: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "Counterpart is very highly recommended - it's beautifully made, smart and deftly crafted to unleash surprises and twists. Addictive and admirable from the get-go. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Jan 19, 2018
85% American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (TV, 2018) "The drama shifts and turns constantly, but is never unintelligible in its twisting approach to the entire story. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Jan 16, 2018
No Score Yet Crashing: Season 2 (TV, 2018) "It stands as an example of a series that the premium cable environment allows to breathe and grow and develop. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Jan 12, 2018
No Score Yet Cardinal: Season 2 (TV, 2018) "This season of Cardinal is still a solid crime drama and wonderful to watch at the start, but some mercurial ingredient used in the first season is missing. It's a pity and the series is recommended this time with caution. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Jan 8, 2018
97% The End of the F***ing World: Series 1 (TV, 2018) "Never mind the bluntness of the title, just cozy up to this series - it is simultaneously sinister, funny, wise and fabulous. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Jan 8, 2018
68% Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "The anthology is alluring, given the source material, but very uneven. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Jan 8, 2018
84% The Chi: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "It's more about the rhythms of life and has a deeply humane perspective. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Jan 8, 2018
68% Gunpowder: Miniseries (TV, 2017) "Gunpowder is less an entertainment than it is a curious, one-off attack on the entire genre of period-piece drama. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Dec 19, 2017
90% Wormwood: Miniseries (TV, 2017) "It's gorgeously made, glowingly strange and, in the end, is about very human complications that are beneath the surface of jobs, family and government, obscuring what we want to be "truth," and frustrating us all. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Dec 15, 2017
93% The Crown: Season 2 (TV, 2017) "Yes, it is still so lavishly made that it is breathtaking. But The Crown now leans toward a three-hanky weeper about marriage. It is less than it was, like the monarchy itself, and of interest to monarchy fans only. Pity. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Dec 8, 2017
84% Dark: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "What sets Dark apart and raises it to the level of truly fine drama is its quietness and beauty. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Dec 7, 2017
76% Happy!: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "In fact, there is such energy and oomph in Happy! that you begin to forgive the outrageous amount of blood and violence. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Dec 5, 2017
88% She's Gotta Have It: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "Mostly for its breezy yet serious-minded celebration of urban life and love, it is highly recommended. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Nov 21, 2017
88% Godless: Miniseries (TV, 2017) "It's a big, brave western, culturally penetrating and entertaining in way that makes you savour scenes and dialogue, rather than anticipating the next jolt. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Nov 17, 2017
90% Apple Tree Yard: Series 1 (TV, 2017) "It is thrilling and simultaneously disturbing; among the most disturbing you will watch this year. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Nov 17, 2017
74% SMILF: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "It sure is illustrative of the best kind of television being made right now. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Nov 14, 2017
No Score Yet Mohawk Girls: Season 5 (TV, 2017) "Mohawk Girls is a work of exceptional imaginative energy and charm, so watch it now as it takes you breezily toward the edge and the end. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Nov 14, 2017
No Score Yet Frankie Drake Mysteries: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "The show breezes along and won't cause anybody to have deep thoughts. Nor will it put anybody to sleep. The sense of lightness and convivial wit is constant. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Nov 10, 2017
82% The Girlfriend Experience: Season 2 (TV, 2017) "Like the first season, the series is an uncommon, unsettling viewing experience. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Nov 3, 2017
No Score Yet American Masters: Season 32 Episode 3 "The upshot of this American Masters is a gripping, nuanced profile of the creator of modern horror, warts and all. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Oct 26, 2017
No Score Yet Frontline: Season 36 Episode 1 "It's not easy viewing, but it's highly recommended, this singular, searing look at a few soldiers fighting one urban battle that has such large consequences. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Oct 25, 2017
53% Dynasty: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "Rebooted, Dynasty remains ridiculous, but far less fabulous. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Oct 13, 2017
96% Mindhunter: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "It's about us, the audience, and it just might be one of the great TV dramas of the year. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Oct 13, 2017
92% Jerry Before Seinfeld (2017) "It's wry observation and it is as intensely funny as it is an intense avoidance of anything political or dark. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Oct 10, 2017
No Score Yet Return to Park Ex "It's an important program because, for all its complicated feelings, it commemorates the lives and homes of the working poor without romanticizing them. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Oct 5, 2017
No Score Yet The Disappearance: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "It is a beautifully made series. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 29, 2017
No Score Yet Bad Blood: Miniseries (TV, 2017) "At six episodes, it is far from an epic but it certainly is high-grade crime drama and great credit is due to writer/creator Simon Barry and writer Michael Konyves. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 20, 2017
94% Outlander: Season 3 (TV, 2017) "It is a love story, a historical drama, a feminist manifesto, a time-travel fantasy and, mostly, a fierce celebration of the sturdiness of true love and true love's transforming power. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 20, 2017
97% American Vandal: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "There is a lot of dumb humour in the series but it is far from brainless. It mocks in order to highlight how viewers are manipulated by seemingly benign techniques. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 20, 2017
96% Narcos: Season 3 (TV, 2017) "Narcos is highly recommended as a terrific thriller and and a timely political parable. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 19, 2017
92% The Deuce: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "It is a coolly mesmeric depiction of the dynamics of power, delusion and exploitation. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 19, 2017
70% The Gifted: Season 1 (TV, 2017-2018) "A Marvel universe show, this fantasy-drama is infinitely better than expected. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 15, 2017
99% Alias Grace: Miniseries (TV, 2017) "Gadon is the engine that drives it and there is a stiffness to the six-part adaptation of the type which tends to bedevil a good deal of Canadian TV drama. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 15, 2017
58% White Famous: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "The show seems to manage to be lightweight and funny while taking a sharp satiric axe to a lot of showbiz cliches and lies about race. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 15, 2017
58% Ten Days in the Valley: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "At first, the series has the air and style of a strong but conventional mystery but then it gets tangled, truly chilling and, indeed, thoughtful, as the two worlds - cop-show entertainment and motherhood - become horribly entangled. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 15, 2017
98% The Vietnam War: Miniseries (TV, 2017) "The overriding emotion that emanates from it is despair; but how that despair came into being is the cautionary tale that is the whole point. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 15, 2017
72% American Horror Story: Cult (TV, 2017) "No jerk, pro-Trump or anti-Trump, is left untouched in this often unhinged but heartening act of fevered and fun artistry. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Sep 5, 2017
83% White Gold: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "If British TV of a certain era and comedic style is your bag, you will adore this strange and often savage show. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Aug 30, 2017
23% Disjointed: Parts 1 & 2 (TV, 2017-2018) "I watched it while imbibing a latte. My mistake. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Aug 29, 2017
92% Icarus (2017) "If you want insight into cheating in sports and the complicated reasons why it happens over and over, Icarus will open your eyes as never before. It is essential viewing for anyone interested in athletics or competitive sports of any type. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Aug 28, 2017
No Score Yet 21 Thunder: Season 1 "21 Thunder manages to out-manoeuvre all the possible pitfalls by being about soccer and mainly not about big stars and crucial games, but about young players on the cusp of being full-time professionals and potential legends. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Aug 21, 2017
76% Atypical: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "Atypical falls somewhere between a smart network show and a provocative cable series. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Aug 18, 2017
38% Intelligence: Season 1 (TV, 2014) "Camille Sullivan is superb as Jimmy's unglued ex-wife Francine, and Cassini is quietly majestic as Jimmy's right-hand man, the one who really has to hold everything together in this dangerously real world. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Aug 14, 2017
64% Ozark: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "There is a lot of entertainment in Ozark, but the feel of it is, at bottom, phony. It does not have the depth and authenticity of drama that grew organically from one writer's vision. It just doesn't. " ‐ Globe and Mail
Posted Jul 24, 2017
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