Review: ‘Okja’

By Quentin Basnaw So a young girl has a giant pig monster for a friend. The unsavory corporation that created the monster (named Okja) wants the monster. The ALF (Animal Liberation Front), a group that dresses like insurgents but only care about saving animals, wants to save the monster. A TV reality spokesperson wants to make money off the monster. A woman wants to prove … Continue reading Review: ‘Okja’

Opinion: What Makes ‘Freaks and Geeks’ So Special

By Quentin Basnaw A high school student sits with his girlfriend on the football stadium bleachers. He’s shifting nervously. She’s holding his hands, worried. ASHLEY: You seem so distant these days, Brad. Is it something I did? ‘Cause if there is, I want you to tell me. BRAD: Ashley, it’s just… ASHLEY: I’m willing to work through whatever it is we need to work through. … Continue reading Opinion: What Makes ‘Freaks and Geeks’ So Special

Review: John Wick: Chapter 2

By Quentin Basnaw Where to begin? John Wick: Chapter 2 follows on the heels of its surprisingly good predecessor, John Wick, to deliver beautifully choreographed action, awesome locations, an expansion of the interesting world’s mythos, and of course, give us more of Keanu Reeves being… well, Keanu Reeves. I mean this all in the best way possible because, once again, they’ve given us a good action movie that stands … Continue reading Review: John Wick: Chapter 2

Opinion: Why The 100 is Awesome

By Quentin Basnaw When I was perusing Netflix trying to find another piece of entertainment to review, I stumbled onto The 100. I saw the synopsis, saw that it was going to focus on teenagers, and I moved on. After moving through the list of shows and ending back on The 100, I noticed it’s rating: NR. Intrigued (how many things starring teenagers and teenage angst … Continue reading Opinion: Why The 100 is Awesome

Review: Colony

By Quentin Basnaw What happens when you take Sawyer from LOST at his best, Lori from The Walking Dead if she wasn’t insufferable, an awesome premise, a level of production value on par with movies, and a sprinkle of suspense building between episodes? The answer of course: you get Colony, a superb USA network TV series. The premise of the show is semi lengthy. Aliens ,referred … Continue reading Review: Colony