Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Two Word Reviews - Q3 2019

The third installment of Two Word Reviews (patent pending) for tv shows, movies, and music for 2019, covering the third quarter (July, August, and September) of 2019:

MOVIES
Spider-Man: Far From Home - superior villain
The Wandering Earth - unexpected insanity
The Hateful Eight - unsatisfying resolution
The Spy Who Dumped Me - solid laughs
Mute - strangely uneven
Mission Impossible: Fallout - another rollercoaster
Triple Frontier - disappointing slog
Veronica Mars (2014) - fan-friendly

MUSIC
Redd Kross: Beyond The Door - another banger
Sturgill Simpson: SOUND & FURY - delightfully weird

TELEVISION
The 100, Season 5 (Netflix) - effective reboot
Altered Carbon, Season 1 (Netflix) - solid noir
Queer Eye, Season 4 (Netflix) - more feels
Blood & Treasure, Season 1 (CBS/Hulu) - throwback fun
The Boys, Season 1 (Amazon) - nihilistic enjoyment
Veronica Mars, Season 1 through 4 (Hulu) - entertaining whodoneit
The Man In The High Castle, Seasons 2 and 3 (Amazon) - stakes upped
Barry, Seasons 1 and 2 (HBO) - darkly funny
Chef, Season 2 (Netflix) - overly meaty