Category Archives: Rated TV-MA

Bates Motel (A&E) Rated TV-MA

A prequel to the film Psycho, showing how Norman Bates’ psyche transforms through his teenage years and how intertwined his relationship with his mother is. Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore,   Max Thieriot. Even though I love Farmiga- the more I see … Continue reading

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Legion (FX) Rated TV-MA

Based on the Marvel comic books by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. David Haller was diagnosed as schizophrenic as a child. He’s been in and out of hospitals most of his life when he meets another patient and their encounter … Continue reading

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Mary + Jane (MTV) Rated TV-MA

A couple of L.A. roommates work to get their pot delivery business into the “The Green 15”.  Starring Scout Durwood, Jessica Rothe. At first glance, this looks like a show about female buddies who are high on drugs, but it’s … Continue reading

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Enlightened (HBO) Rated TV-MA

A self-destructive woman takes a new approach to life by becoming enlightened, which wreaks havoc at work and home. Starring Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns. A quirky comedy with an unlikable lead character, this show has its work cut … Continue reading

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Boss (Starz) Rated TV-MA

The Mayor of Chicago is diagnosed with dementia and struggles with keeping his grip on the city. Starring Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner, Kathleen Robertson, Troy Garity, Rotimi. Although this is a TV show, it plays like … Continue reading

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Good Behavior (TNT) Rated TV-MA

Letty Raines is a thief and con artist who is always one step away from having her life implode. Starring  Nyles Steele, Michelle Dockery, Juan Diego Botto. Wow, this show really takes you on a ride. It’s very well written, and … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones (HBO) Rated TV-MA

Civil War breaks out in Westeros, and the children of the former rulers vie for power. Based on the book series by George R.R. Martin. Starring Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington. I have not read the books by … Continue reading

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Better Things (FX) Rated TV-MA

 An actress juggles her work with being a single parent. Starring Pamela Adlon, Mikey Madison, Hannah Alligood, Olivia Edward, Celia Imrie. I enjoyed this series. It’s an interesting take on the complicated monotony of life with subtle comedic timing. I’m … Continue reading

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Underground (WGN) Rated TV-MA

Underground follows a group of slaves as they take a 600-mile trek from Georgia to the North. Starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Jessica De Gouw, Alano Miller, Christopher Meloni, Reed Diamond, Amirah Vann. I was surprised by how good this … Continue reading

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Game of Silence (NBC) Rated TV-MA

An attorney’s life is threatened by  secrets from his past. Starring David Lyons, Michael Raymond-James, Larenz Tate, Bre Blair, Claire van der Boom, Nikki Tomlinson. Unfortunately, this intriguing, well-written and acted show is off the air now.  I found the … Continue reading

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