My Name Is Vendetta (Netflix)
For some reason, I started watching this. It wasn’t too bad, but could have a been a lot more suspenseful. Some of the action was pretty good. B-
Slow Horses S02E01-2 (Apple TV)
I sort of devoured season 1 earlier this year. It came as a surprise to see another season up so quickly, at least in my mind. S2 picks off where S1 left off. It’s as good as ever, with more espionage on the table. A
Apple’s Stellar Severance S01 In A Corporate World
Someone recommended Severance to me. The way I usually gauge new shows is that one recommendation isn’t enough to sway me, but I waited for a couple to make a more significant impact before diving into it. I wasn’t disappointed. There’s a reason why Netflix is freaking out. The way to go is to have…
Spectre Review – James Bond 24
As I exited the IMAX theater, I left with mixed feelings about this James Bond movie. In my memory, Skyfall was a great James Bond movie, that I liked a lot. Casino Royale was also very good. Quantum of Solace was OK, but still not as bad as this.
Misplaced Allegiance (NBC)
There has been a lack of good spy thriller shows for a while now, and thanks to a few new ones, like Allegiance on NBC, the genre is making a strong comeback. Allegiance is based on the Israeli TV show The Gordin Cell.
Wow, that was a terrible movie. Terrible acting, terrible writing, terrible shooting, terrible production… Just plain bad. I’m so surprised that the guy behind Unbreakable, The Sixth Sense and Signs came up with this BS. It could have been a great movie, M. Night Shyamalan just messed it up. 20 minutes in, some crazy guy…