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Month: September 2013

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The Week in TV: Sept. 22nd-28th, 2013

  Here’s this week’s installment of everyone’s favorite feature: “The Obsessive Viewer’s Week in TV!” This week was a big one. As far as new episodes, we had the penultimate episode of Breaking Bad, a plot building episode of Boardwalk Empire, plus the premieres of How I Met Your Mother, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Mindy Project. In the […]

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Editorial: Belated Emmys Wrap Up

I’m not big on award shows. I don’t like the self-congratulatory nature of them and I can’t stand the politics behind it. Having said that, I didn’t watch the Emmys. I thought about it, I even intended to watch them and livetweet them the next morning. But I didn’t bother. I’ll still share a few thoughts about them here, albeit […]

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Editorial: Favorite How I Met Your Mother Episodes

  Tonight my pick for television’s most consistently funny sitcom begins its final season. The 9th season of CBS’s How I Met Your Mother will see vast changes to the storytelling structure of the show. The entire season will take place over one weekend with various jumps forwards and backwards in time. Adding to the changes, we now have the […]

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The Week in TV: Sept. 15th-21st, 2013

This is the time of year when I get bogged down with all the series I follow. Some shows fall by the wayside while others get picked up if word of mouth or marketing is strong enough.  Obviously I can’t devote a post every week (like with Bates Motel or Under the Dome) to every show I watch. So here’s […]

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Trailer Tuesday: True Detective (2014)

Release Date: January 2014 [HBO drama series] Creator: Nic Pizzolatto Director: Cary Fukunaga Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson This week’s Trailer Tuesday just got very exciting! If you read my “Week in TV” breakdown yesterday, you probably gathered from my excitement over Boardwalk Empire’s premiere, my commitment to catching up on The Newsroom and my impulsive blu-ray purchases that I’ve […]

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Streaming Saturday: Memento (2000)

Release Date: September 5th, 2000 (Venice Film Festival) Director: Christopher Nolan Writer: Christopher Nolan Stars:  Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano In honor of yesterday’s episode of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast, this week’s Streaming Saturday is the Chris Nolan mind bending noir film Memento. Before I get to talking about Memento, though, I want to briefly promote yesterday’s episode of the podcast. It was Part […]