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TV Review: Scream – 105 – “Exposed”

SPOILERS HEREIN “Wow, you sound like a bad romantic comedy. Except we didn’t meet-cute, we met sick/twisted.” – Emma Find all my reviews of MTV’s Scream here. In Scream’s fifth episode, Emma deals with the fallout of footage of her losing her virginity going viral. Meanwhile Jake and Will make me wish even more that they would just get killed […]

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MCU Review: Part 13 – The Defenders – Marvel’s Daredevil – Season 1

In what could be the biggest review series in the history of Obsessive Viewer, I’m committing myself to reviewing all the movies and shows in Marvel Studios’ Cinematic Universe. You can find an index of my MCU reviews here and check out The Obsessive Viewer Podcast here. Now, here’s my review of season 1 of Marvel’s Daredevil. Daredevil is the first of four Netflix-exclusive Marvel series […]

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Netflix Review: Bloodline – Season 1

In Netflix’s latest original series Bloodline, the Rayburns are a well-respected affluent family in the Florida Keys thanks to the inn and charter business started by patriarch Robert (Sam Shepard) and matriarch Sally (Sissy Spacek). But when the family’s black sheep son Danny (Ben Mendelsohn) comes home for a ceremony honoring his father, his return threatens to destroy the peaceful […]

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TV Review: “American Crime” – Episode One (Pilot)

Before watching the pilot episode of American Crime, I had a passing familiarity with it. I’d seen a preview and thought it looked interesting enough. However, something about the preview’s abundance of tense emotional clips and vague plot details screamed melodrama to me. Unfortunately melodrama wasn’t the worst thing about the pilot episode of American Crime. John Ridley, who won […]