A Pointless Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 2 – Deep Throat

Pointless Review The Pilot introduced the world to The X-Files and did a great job of nailing the show's identity right away.  For that I am eternally grateful; enough that I have written four (!) separate reviews of that episode on this blog. …

Ranking the Episodes of The X-Files Season 3 – #21-24

It's been a while since I finished my Season 2 rankings.  During that hiatus I've changed some things about my life.  Most obviously, I've switched from ranking Season 2 to ranking Season 3.  Here we go with #21-24 of the…

Ranking the Episodes of The X-Files Season One – #5-8

Here we go with my 5th-8th favorite episodes of the first season.  From here on out, all of the episodes are quite good and the flaws are minimal.  If someone wanted to watch just one random episode of The X-Files, I would…

Video Game Level Reviews: Super Mario Odyssey – “Cap Kingdom”

I consider myself a Mario fan despite not really playing many of the games between Super Mario World and....well Mario Odyssey. Despite this huge gap in my resume, I have such fond memories of the original NES trilogy, Super Mario…

Scully’s Kid is a (G)houligan – A Review of The X-Files Season 11 Episode 5 (Ghouli)

Disclaimer...I was in the middle of moving these last couple of weeks so I apologize to my three fans about my reviews being late. I'll get back to them at some point but for now, you guys will get my…

Mulder and Scully Get Their Jersies Deviled – A Retroactive Recap/Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 5 (The Jersey Devil)

Recap: Back in the early 1900's, while wholesome families sing wholesome songs during wholesome car rides and wholesome father's dutifully fix tires while wholesomely cursing ("darn it!"), a decidedly unwholesome man-beast murders the wholesome father before being shot to death…

Tips on How to Reconcile Differences — Breaking Bad Season 2 Episode 1 Review (Seven-Thirty-Seven)

The first season of Breaking Bad was great, but felt at times a bit rushed and lacking in finesse.  Some episodes seemed too eager to have defining moments which ended up seeming tacked on while others struggled at time with…

A DC Movie That Doesn’t Suck-A Wonder Woman Review

My relationship with superhero movies has been on thin ice lately.  I loved the Dark Knight Trilogy and generally enjoy a lot of the MCU movies.  However, it feels like every superhero movie lately follows the same basic pattern and I've…

Tips On How To Properly Use A Bike Lock – A Breaking Bad Episode Review (Season 1 Episode 3 – …And the Bag’s in the River)

  Breaking Bad doesn't ever take the easy way out. The last episode forced Walt to deal with consequences of his actions rather than speed right to the next action scene. Well this episode takes it a step further and…

Tips on How to Redecorate Your Bathroom- A Breaking Bad Review (Season 1 Episode 2 – The Cat’s in the Bag…)

Most shows tend to gloss over some of the less glamorous aspects of a plot to get to the next action scene.  I mean, who wants to see a protagonist deal with his wife all over his secret in the second episode?  Who really wants to know how the main characters dealt with the two bodies from the climax of the first episode?  Who the hell wants to spend an entire episode watching characters having emotional responses to what they did in the first episode.   Well seeing as this is the episode that hooked me on Breaking Bad, I can definitely say "me".

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