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TV Review: Lemony Snicket’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ on Netflix
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TV Review: Lemony Snicket’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ on Netflix

Courtesy of Netflix A fantastic adaptation of the Lemony Snicket books debuts to the streaming service With a lugubrious whimsy that becomes characteristic, Netflix’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events” starts by going to great, ironic lengths to convince the viewer to not watch the show. Narrator Lemony Snicket (Patrick Warburton), […]

TV Review: ‘Ransom’ on CBS
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TV Review: ‘Ransom’ on CBS

Courtesy of CBS “Ransom” premieres New Year’s Day in a primetime slot, but it moves immediately to Saturday nights. That sounds about right; the Canadian co-production is a “laundry folder” through and through. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it describes shows that don’t demand a viewer’s complete attention. For […]

TV Review: ‘The Mick’ on Fox
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TV Review: ‘The Mick’ on Fox

Courtesy of Fox The opening images in the first episode of “The Mick” are of a woman careening out of control. Looking like she’s coming off a three-day bender, Mackenzie, a.k.a. Mickey (Kaitlin Olson), brazenly tears through a grocery store, swiping food and sampling products left and right. She doesn’t […]