Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Professional television reviewers – like the Washington Post’s Hank Stuever – typically provide their critiques of a show before it has even aired. While I certainly understand why they do this, it’s always seemed a little unfair to me because it can take some time for a show to find its footing or its audience.Continue reading “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond

I must confess, as someone who has grown up with the James Bond films, I was quite excited for BBC America’s four-part miniseries, Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond. While I knew Fleming had used some of his experiences in Britain’s Naval Intelligence Division to inform his spy stories, I wasn’t entirely sure howContinue reading “Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond”