Quick Netflix Review: Dexter

| April 12, 2010

Dexter: Season 1Starring Michael C. Hall, Julie Benz, Jennifer Carpenter, Erik King Quick review: How and why did it take so long for there to be an entry in the vigilante serial killer genre? And… is it wrong to occasionally root for the serial killer? 4½ stars It’s a Showtime production, so caveats about language […]

Quick Netflix Review

| January 26, 2010

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street(Directed by Tim Burton. Starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Sasha Baron Cohen, etc.) Quick review: I knew it was going to be “dark,” but… ho… ly… crap. 3½ stars Depp, as always, impresses. This is the sort of movie that, in a cultural literacy sense, […]