Last night’s premiere had the predictable front-runners, a couple of nice surprises, and some expected duds.
Melanie comes clean as to why she is really helping David. The group takes a field trip further into David’s mind and it is a true horror show.
With the help of Melanie and Ptonomy, David dives into his memories to learn more about why he is different, but the journey leads to where he doesn’t want to go. Division 3 finds a way to draw David out into the open.
As I trudge through episode 4 of FX’s show Taboo, it feels more and more now like we’re just killing time. It’s apparent that the scenes are meant to be intense, the plot interesting and thought provoking, the character mysterious and unpredictable, and an intended overall sense that a visceral and satisfying reckoning is in […]
Meet David Haller. He is just your run of the mill, schizophrenic, powerfully telepathic Mutant. David has some issues.
Well, we’re only three episodes in, and I’m starting to admit out loud that Taboo might not be all that we hoped for. The plot is becoming as convoluted as Tom Hardy’s dialogue, the characters unreliable in their motives, and the weirdness seems more and more to just be for weirdness’s sake. As I said […]
Not like any of you really noticed, but yes I have been out this last month.
Episode one of FX’s new series Taboo left me wondering, “Just how good was what I just watched?” Well, now having watched episode two, I’m thinking, “Pretty good. I think. But it’s going to be a slow and complicated burn. So take a chance and give it more time.” This certainly seemed to be one […]
Foreword (prior to Taboo S1E1): Every now and then an artist comes along whose work transcends everyone else’s. All of his or her peers and contemporaries, accomplished as they may be, are left in the dust. This high regard, of course, is always subjective to varying degree, but usually to little or no argument from […]
L. Frank Baum is certainly not in Kansas anymore as the latest retelling of his classic children’s fantasy takes the somber and more political approach.