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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
8.6/10 69% Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "Overall, there's a lot to get excited about. The man behind Blade Runner has some wildly imaginative ideas and it's great to see them brought to life by a very talented group of writers and directors. " ‐ IGN Movies
Posted Jan 9, 2018
9.2/10 97% The End of the F***ing World: Series 1 (TV, 2018) "The End of the F***ing World is a wonderfully executed dark comedy featuring dynamic performances from Alex Lawther and Jessica Barden. It's great to see Netflix importing more terrific series from across the pond. " ‐ IGN Movies
Posted Jan 9, 2018
8.5/10 100% Black Lightning: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Black Lightning doesn't redefine the superhero genre, but it does do an excellent job of grounding its characters in a realistic world where the weight of their decisions feels more important than those of the other live-action DC shows. " ‐ IGN Movies
Posted Jan 8, 2018
7/10 27% Bright (2017) "While Smith is as full of charm and bravado as ever, it's Edgerton who steals the show. " ‐ IGN Movies
Posted Dec 20, 2017
8.1/10 60% Knightfall: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Knightfall creates an engaging story centered around the Knights Templar and their search for the Holy Grail. With gorgeous costumes and wonderfully designed sets, Knightfall does a great job of bringing 14th century Paris to life. " ‐ IGN Movies
Posted Nov 30, 2017
8.4/10 76% Happy!: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "Happy! is at its best when it focuses on Meloni and Oswalt's excellent chemistry. The little blue horse is a magical creation that looks like it was lifted straight from a Pixar film. If you can withstand the onslaught of violence, Happy! is worth a look. " ‐ IGN Movies
Posted Nov 29, 2017
9/10 97% Coco (2017) "Coco wonderfully explores familial themes, identity, and learning what it means to grow up in a world that isn't perfect. " ‐ IGN Movies
Posted Nov 22, 2017
100% The Vampire Diaries: Season 5 (TV, 2013-2014) "The Vampire Diaries has a cruel way of reminding viewers that no character is safe in this world. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Nov 16, 2017
8.5/10 62% Marvel's The Punisher: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "The show is elevated by strong performances from Bernthal and the supporting cast. Its fearless approach to tackling tough political issues doesn't always work, but it's an admirable try. " ‐ IGN Movies
Posted Nov 13, 2017
8.7/10 94% Stranger Things: Season 2 (TV, 2017) "The Duffer Brothers have added a layer of depth to their existing characters, while also introducing new and interesting members to an already stacked cast. " ‐ IGN Movies
Posted Oct 29, 2017
9/10 64% Lore: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "[Aaron Mahnke's] unique use of animation, stock footage and live action will keep you glued to your screens. It is a wonderful piece of entertainment for horror fans and casual viewers alike to learn more about the monsters we thought we knew so well. " ‐ IGN Movies
Posted Oct 14, 2017
100% Outlander: Season 2 Episode 13 "This episode was grand in scale, as we are treated to two different tales separated by over 200 years. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Jul 11, 2016
100% Marco Polo: Season 2 (TV, 2016) "Marco Polo season 2 has several moving parts to its plot, but the team of writers and directors prove once again that they can handle a show of this scale. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Jul 5, 2016
38% Wayward Pines: Season 2 (TV, 2016) "Wayward Pines may not be the most unique show on television, but it can be a fun way to spend an hour when the series isn't taking itself too seriously. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted May 26, 2016
100% Outlander: Season 1 Episode 8 "Ronald D. Moore writes an engaging albeit abrupt hour of television likely to have you yearning for more. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted May 25, 2016
100% Outlander: Season 1 Episode 6 "It takes a special kind of skill to craft a memorable character, especially a villain, and Outlander may have just created one of the best new characters on television this year in their latest episode, 'The Garrison Commander'. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted May 23, 2016
92% Outlander: Season 1 Episode 5 "Outlander continues to impress in its fifth outing, with another engaging character building story. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted May 23, 2016
83% Outlander: Season 1 Episode 4 "In this week's episode, titled 'The Gathering,' the men take center stage proving that they have the chops to keep this sprawling story from collapsing under the pressure of its own grandiose weight. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted May 23, 2016
92% Outlander: Season 1 Episode 3 "Outlander may not have the same kind of ferocious pacing as Game of Thrones, or even History's Vikings; however, there is still lots to uncover each week. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted May 18, 2016
92% Outlander: Season 1 Episode 7 "It seems as though this hour of television was supposed to be something grandiose. Instead, it felt more mediocre in everything from the longing looks of passion to the overly stylistic sexual acts. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted May 18, 2016
100% Outlander: Season 1 Episode 2 "Outlander may be a slow-burn, much like HBO's Boardwalk Empire, but in that deliberate pacing lies some fascinating scenes. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted May 18, 2016
100% Outlander: Season 1 Episode 1 "Whether you're a loyal fan of the books or a newcomer to Outlander, Starz latest entry in the world of television dramas looks to be a story you'll want to stick with until the end. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted May 18, 2016
97% Outlander: Season 2 (TV, 2016) "The Ronald D. Moore-created series based on the best-selling books written by Diana Gabaldon could have faltered easily into a sophomore slump, but avoids those pitfalls superbly in an hour of television you won't want to miss. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Apr 11, 2016
No Score Yet Black Sails: Season 3 (TV, 2016) "Black Sails is quickly evolving from a series that was just something fun to watch on a Saturday night, to one of the better dramas on television. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Jan 25, 2016
54% The Shannara Chronicles: Season 1 (TV, 2016) "The Shannara Chronicles just emphasizes how much the former music video network can flex their collective muscles when called upon. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Jan 6, 2016
No Score Yet Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes "In the tradition of television holiday specials, Netflix has blessed its fans with a well-crafted 30-minute backstory in Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes. One of the most beloved characters from season 1 gets a well deserved origin story. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Dec 28, 2015
76% The Expanse: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "The Expanse begins its 10-episode run on a high note, by delivering everything we've come to expect from a high-budget space opera. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Dec 15, 2015
54% Into the Badlands: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Into the Badlands is unapologetic in its approach and knows exactly what kind of show it wants to be. This is in-your-face drama with everything on the surface. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Nov 16, 2015
61% Flesh and Bone: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Flesh and Bone may not focus solely on ballet, but it's still an artistic achievement in both performance and execution. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Nov 9, 2015
100% Star Wars Rebels: Season 2 (TV, 2015) "The battle-hardened Commander Wolffe and senile Gregor make this troupe one of the more entertaining ensembles in the Star Wars Universe. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Oct 16, 2015
92% The Last Kingdom: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "The Last Kingdom stands alone, and excels at telling a story both compelling and unique. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Oct 12, 2015
100% The Affair: Season 1 Episode 6 "The Affair boldly explores all of these [relationships] intricate avenues while simultaneously creating one of the best dramas on television. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Oct 9, 2015
100% The Affair: Season 1 Episode 5 "Like some of the early seasons of Showtime's other hit series Homeland, Telles and West showcased just how powerful father/daughter relationships can be when done correctly. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Oct 9, 2015
75% The Affair: Season 1 Episode 4 "It feels like the more we get to know our characters, the less we understand them, which is what makes this show must-see television. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Oct 9, 2015
75% The Affair: Season 1 Episode 3 "There is no denying that The Affair possesses a stellar supporting cast, but until now, they have felt underused. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Oct 9, 2015
83% The Affair: Season 1 Episode 2 "Dominic West and Ruth Wilson's chemistry on screen is uncanny and even when the two talented actors aren't in the same shot, they easily hold their own alongside the supporting cast. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Oct 9, 2015
100% The Affair: Season 1 Episode 1 "The Affair clings to that old trope until half-way through, when the narrative switches perspectives to the female point of view. This is where the story gets interesting. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Oct 9, 2015
100% The Affair: Season 2 Episode 1 "Showtime's highly acclaimed The Affair thunders its way to a stellar opening with the season 2 premiere. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Oct 5, 2015
40% The Simpsons: Season 27 (TV, 2015-2016) "You heard it here, there are still plenty of laughs to be had. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Sep 28, 2015
No Score Yet Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: Season 1 (TV, 2015-2016) "Disney XD's Guardians of the Galaxy delivers an exhilarating action-packed adventure into an already expansive Marvel universe that shows no signs of slowing down. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Sep 28, 2015
79% The Strain: Season 2 (TV, 2015) "With a talented group of actors and a B-movie like repertoire of dialogue and action set pieces, The Strain should be on the top of your must see list for the summer. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Jul 13, 2015
83% Wayward Pines: Season 1 Episode 5 "This week's episode, simply called "The Truth," delivers exactly what its title suggests - answers. Well, perhaps not all of the answers we were hoping for, but definitely enough to keep our appetites up in face of the upcoming two-week hiatus. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Jun 13, 2015
100% Vikings: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "These men and women have a lot more to offer than just their shields and axes. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Feb 20, 2015
62% 12 Monkeys: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "12 Monkeys is a rarity in that its mysteries are just as interesting as its characters. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Jan 20, 2015
83% Helix: Season 2 (TV, 2015) "Helix should be a fun, exciting, and horrific adventure this time around. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Jan 20, 2015
83% Empire: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Like its hip-hop roots, Empire is loud and boisterous, never backing down from the fact that this could be the most entertaining show of 2015. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Jan 8, 2015
65% Ascension: Season 1 (TV, 2014) "SyFy's ambitious new mini-series event, entitled Ascension, will either leave you with a sense of bewilderment and frustration by the end of its two-hour premiere, or have you salivating at the mouth for a taste of what's to come. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Dec 16, 2014
66% Gracepoint: Season 1 (TV, 2014) "While this story at its core is nothing more than your average who-done-it, the stellar casting alongside Chibnall's script is what levitates Gracepoint above its competitors. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Oct 3, 2014
86% black-ish: Season 1 (TV, 2014-2015) "At first glance, once could easily call this an updated version of The Cosby Show, but to do so would be doing a disservice to this uniquely ambitious undertaking. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Sep 25, 2014
100% Sleepy Hollow: Season 2 (TV, 2014-2015) "Thankfully, Sleepy Hollow is off to the same pulse-pounding thrill ride of a start it was last year. " ‐ ScreenRant
Posted Sep 23, 2014
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