REVIEW: The Night Manager (2016 – Mini-Series)

The Night Manager Reviewed

The following is a review of the BBC/AMC mini-series The Night Manager, directed by Susanne Bier.

Strictly scheduled mini-series don’t always land with me at the right moment. I latch onto longer television shows or movies much easier, but once in a while some mini-series will pop up on my radar, and some aspect of it will pull me in. In 2015, Show Me A Hero was the mini-series for me, and Oscar Isaac was the main reason why I gave the HBO mini-series a chance. Now, I have found a mini-series that is exactly what I need. BBC’s The Night Manager is pretty great. Continue reading “REVIEW: The Night Manager (2016 – Mini-Series)”

REVIEW: The Ranch – Season One (2016)

The Ranch Reviewed

The following is a quick review of the first season of The Ranch, a Netflix Original Series. The review is based on the ten episodes released on April 1st, 2016.

The Ranch is the newest ‘Netflix Original Series’, and it boasts a pretty stellar cast. Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson, who both appeared on That 70s Show, reunite as brothers who work on their father’s ranch, and that fact is what really got me interested in the sitcom. I had a lot of fun with That 70s Show, and wanted something just as good from The Ranch. But I’m not sure it is good enough to be in that type of comparative conversation.
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