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Matt Roush

Matt Roush

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
94% Westworld: Season 2 (TV, 2018) "Boldly playing with time and perspective, Westworld keeps you wondering what and who is real, even as dangerous new parks are revealed. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Apr 19, 2018
54% Rellik: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "The biggest problem with Rellik is that if it were told in regular linear style, it would only be notable for its unrelenting bleakness. Whodunit becomes when-is-it in a limited series that ends up as just another ydoolb ssem. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Apr 12, 2018
67% Lost in Space: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "It's a long slog to the climax, which ends where the series should have begun. The lesson: Space may be infinite, but our time isn't. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Apr 11, 2018
100% Killing Eve: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "This is a mission you won't want to miss. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Apr 6, 2018
87% Howards End: Miniseries (TV, 2017) "A literate and visually sumptuous feast, it will tantalize the Downton Abbey devotee with a sprawling tale of class division, family intrigue and romance in the early years of the last century. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Apr 6, 2018
83% The Last O.G.: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Whether trading barbs with Cedric the Entertainer as the jokester head of his halfway house or cajoling the clientele at his coffeehouse workplace, [Tracy] Morgan is a joy. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Apr 2, 2018
100% Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert "Superstar is the most alive of any of these live events to date-because it felt like an authentic performance, with a rapturous audience roaring their appreciation during and after each spectacular number. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Apr 2, 2018
98% The Americans: Season 6 (TV, 2018) "Not since Breaking Bad have I felt so much acute anxiety about the fate of such compelling anti-heroes. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Mar 27, 2018
91% The Terror: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "This grueling but rewarding 10-part series from Ridley Scott's company is like a Masterpiece version of a classic horror movie: literate and philosophical, yet shocking and terrifically scary. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Mar 25, 2018
98% Barry: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Not since Dexter has a stone-cold murderer warmed the heart so weirdly and endearingly as hit man Barry . " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Mar 23, 2018
57% Instinct: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "But what's most interesting in Instinct is the matter-of-fact presentation of Dylan's personal life as an openly gay married man, whose husband Andy isn't thrilled that Dylan is going back on the field. If he didn't, of course, there'd be no show. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Mar 19, 2018
58% Rise: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "Rise deserves praise for reminding us how difficult it is to put on a show, unlike Glee's tuneful fantasias. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Mar 12, 2018
50% Hard Sun: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Just when you think you've seen it all, a diabolical imagination like that of Neil Cross finds a new spin to make a thriller thrilling. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Mar 6, 2018
37% Life Sentence: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "This all might make a passable movie, perhaps on Lifetime. But as a series, its cloying tone had me thinking I'd rather die than subject myself to these flimsy complications on a weekly basis. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Mar 6, 2018
45% 90th Academy Awards "Little about Sunday's show is likely to make the cut of future greatest-hit Oscar tributes. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Mar 5, 2018
99% Atlanta: Robbin' Season (TV, 2018) "Though it's hard to predict where any of this is headed, Atlanta is still destination TV. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Feb 28, 2018
75% Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. (TV, 2018) "While in a more traditional narrative, the lack of official resolution would seem frustrating, in this first-rate procedural, it somehow only makes the story more gripping. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Feb 27, 2018
96% The Looming Tower: Miniseries (TV, 2018) "A bitter recriminatory cloud hovers over this taut 10-part docudrama, less a 9/11 story than a cautionary prequel depicting conflicts between a territorial CIA and a combative FBI. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Feb 27, 2018
62% Good Girls: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Even at its most ridiculous, Girls is good company, but I was kind of hoping for great. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Feb 26, 2018
100% Girlfriends: Series 1 (TV, 2018) "Think Golden Girls by way of Desperate Housewives and you have Kay Mellor's deliciously dishy Girlfriends, one of the juicier British imports since the original Mistresses. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Feb 22, 2018
77% Seven Seconds: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Even at its messiest, Seven Seconds is undeniably gripping, and the cast is terrific. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Feb 21, 2018
95% Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Season 3 (TV, 2017-2018) "The crazier the better. That's been the case for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend in its brilliant third season, which has fearlessly whipsawed from manic wackiness to emotional devastation back to sublime romantic-comedy farce without missing a musical beat " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Feb 15, 2018
100% Mozart in the Jungle: Season 4 (TV, 2018) "The rapturous melody underscoring the fourth season of this entrancing series is a symphony of love, as Mozart in the Jungle blossoms into a full-fledged bittersweet romcom likely to sweep you off your feet with its exotic passions. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Feb 14, 2018
100% One Day at a Time: Season 2 (TV, 2018) "A season that will have you rooting for this family, one episode at a time. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Feb 8, 2018
100% Counterpart: Season 1 (TV, 2017-2018) "In the most enjoyable who-are-they-now tour de force since Tatiana Maslany's multiple star turns on Orphan Black, Simmons is sensational as Howard Silk. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Feb 4, 2018
65% Altered Carbon: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Every twist of the convoluted and ultimately unsatisfying plot puts Kovacs, and his combative police officer partner Kristin Ortega, into gruesome situations that edge into torture porn. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 31, 2018
84% Mosaic: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Suffering from Netflix-style bloat, Mosaic is less binge than indulgent slog. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 22, 2018
66% The Alienist: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Unfortunately, what was fascinating on the page falls flat on screen, with nostril-flaring acting more suitable to the silent movies of a century ago. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 22, 2018
59% The Resident: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Matt Czuchry's considerable charisma, which served him well on Gilmore Girls and The Good Wife, isn't entirely extinguished by the arrogant and self-righteous vibes generated by his new persona. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 19, 2018
87% American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (TV, 2018) "The nine-part series goes backward in time, episode by episode, to reveal in meticulous and lurid detail what led the handsomely lethal Cunanan (Glee's Darren Criss in an electrifying and layered breakthrough performance) to this terrible act. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 17, 2018
97% Black Lightning: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Black Lightning quickly separates itself from other comic book fantasies by grounding itself not just in the harsh realities of urban life but in the ambiguities of taking action at the risk of self and family. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 16, 2018
67% Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "Unblemished happily-ever-afters are rare in this genre, of course, but even so, too many of these bleak Dreams are a few watts short of electrifying. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 12, 2018
98% The End of the F***ing World: Series 1 (TV, 2018) "These eight riveting short episodes are out of this world, a binge made in adolescent hell. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 5, 2018
85% The Chi: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "Even when the plot goes down familiar dark roads, these characters are determined not to end up as clich├ęs-or statistics. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 5, 2018
92% grown-ish: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "By keeping it real, grown-ish deserves to land on the dean's list. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 3, 2018
79% The X-Files: Season 11 (TV, 2018) "When The X-Files isn't diving into bottomless rabbit holes of overlapping and pretentiously mystifying conspiracy theories, it can still be great, spooky fun nearly a quarter-century since its debut. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 3, 2018
69% 9-1-1: Season 1 (TV, 2018) "It's when we go off-duty with these heroes, played by one of TV's most ridiculously overqualified casts, that the show flatlines with maudlin subplots that might have been rejected by General Hospital. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Jan 3, 2018
93% Black Mirror: Season 4 (TV, 2017) "I'm happy to note that the spirit of Zone creator Rod Serling thrives in the dark allegories and freaky cautionary tales of Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror anthology, back for a fourth mind-blowing season of thrills and chills. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Dec 29, 2017
46% A Christmas Story Live! "The modest charms of this adaptation shone through only occasionally when bloated to three hours, making even this unapologetic show-tune enthusiast squirm at times, feeling like the kid brother who couldn't face yet another plate of meatloaf. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Dec 18, 2017
91% The Crown: Season 2 (TV, 2017) "A slow-starting but ultimately satisfying season that once again rules. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Dec 10, 2017
77% Happy!: Season 1 (TV, 2017-2018) "... Happy! is best recommended to those who can't get enough of Meloni chewing the scenery, however sordid. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Dec 6, 2017
96% The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel lives up to its billing with a wonderfully fresh attitude, lovingly capturing a conformist period vibe that Midge will go on to challenge in her art. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Nov 29, 2017
89% The Climb: Pilot (TV, 2017) "This Detroit-set vanity vehicle is too derivative of funnier single-urban-female comedies like Insecure to have the intended impact. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Nov 28, 2017
100% Love You More: Pilot (TV, 2017) "Bawdy cabaret headliner Bridget Everett is sensational, balancing uninhibited raunch with unexpected sweetness as Karen Best. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Nov 28, 2017
89% Sea Oak: Pilot (TV, 2017) "Highbrow author George Saunders wrote this weirdly compelling mashup of the bizarre and banal. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Nov 28, 2017
82% Marvel's Runaways: Season 1 (TV, 2017-2018) "There's a wry. sensibility to the generation-gap conflict " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Nov 22, 2017
88% Godless: Miniseries (TV, 2017) "Not since Lonesome Dove have I had such a good time cheering on -- and worrying over -- such an engaging gallery of heroes. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Nov 22, 2017
88% She's Gotta Have It: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "Creator-director Lee lovingly wraps Nola in a visual and musical valentine to a gentrifying Fort Greene, with soundtrack albums helpfully flashing onscreen. Even when it gets preachy and repetitious, this is a gorgeous character study. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Nov 22, 2017
79% Future Man: Season 1 (TV, 2017) "This outrageous time-tripping, action-comedy subverts the tiresome angst of the current Marvel invasion with a truly marvelous and hilarious twist on reluctant heroism. " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Nov 14, 2017
77% The Long Road Home: Miniseries (TV, 2017) "In a season overrun with well-meaning, but generic military TV dramas, The Long Road Home stands above the pack as a truly heart-wrenching and often breathtakingly harrowing display of bravery, valor and sacrifice under fire " ‐ TV Insider
Posted Nov 7, 2017
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