Why is HBO’s ‘The Outsider’ such a big hit?

Murder mystery is so hot right now. Seriously, it’s the one sustainable resource on television. Netflix is filled with an endless assortment of documentaries and shows on it, and British television has made a cottage industry out of it. With that in mind, it should be no shock that the HBO adaptation of the recent…

Sharp Objects Ends on a Typically Dour Note

Where to end? A lot of TV shows conclude in ways that don’t wrap up every element of plot. Gone Girl doesn’t finish at the end of Dunne’s story, but concludes at the most interesting chapter. Having given you enough words about each of the characters that you can convincingly draw your own conclusions. Great Murder…

Deja Vu ‘The Nice Guys’: Review

Bias: I’ve seen the directors previous films, I was slightly tired going into the theatre, I saw the positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, but saw it opening night to avoid fellow audience hype. There is a side-bit in The Nice Guys that nicely sums up the entire movie. Jackson Healy played by a heavyset Russell Crowe recalls…