The Coincidental Critic

Exploring the art of storytelling.

The Jungle Book 2.0: Animation at its Finest

  The live action remake of The Jungle Book was much darker than the original.  The detailed CGI amplified the violence of the story.  There were several frightening battle scenes that … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hubbedy Bubby: New Girl’s Election PSA

It was only a matter of time that fall TV referenced the most controversial presidential election in American history.  In “Hubbedy Bubby,” Jess and Cece volunteered for the Clinton campaign and … Continue reading

October 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Straight Outta Compton: A Game Changer

Straight Outta Compton was gripping, engaging, and dark.  I was glued to the screen, watching everything unfold. The casting was perfect.  Each actor was like a doppelgänger of the person … Continue reading

October 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Muddying the Waters

After the premiere, my guess was that Oliver was the one in the body bag.  Of course, this episode completely proved that wrong.  Oliver was the first character revealed to … Continue reading

October 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bridget Jones’s Baby Delivers Plenty of Laughs

I had no intentions of seeing Bridget Jones’s Diary.  I watched the original film for the first time not too long ago and wasn’t a big fan of it.  Because of … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

I Know What You Did Last Summer (SPOILERS)

I was not expecting to find out who Wallace Mahoney’s murderer was so quickly.  In the first few minutes of the episode, it was revealed the Frank killed him (as I … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

It Is Us (SPOILERS)

I decided to check out This Is Us to see what all the fuss was about… The pilot was filled with great acting and interesting characters. One of the best scenes in the … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

House Hunt (SPOILERS)

I am so glad the crazy crew is back!  “New Girl” always makes me laugh. In “House Hunt,” Aly’s sister, Leslie, was Schmidt and Cece’s realtor.  Ayden Mayeri played Leslie.  It was perfect casting; … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

I’m Down for The Get Down (SPOILERS)

As soon as I heard about The Get Down, I marked it on my calendar.  Baz Luhrmann is one of my favorite directors–if not my absolute favorite director.  He has … Continue reading

September 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Everlasting’s Crime Family (SPOILERS)

UnREAL‘s season finale did not disappoint.  It was definitely dramatic. It was the episode when Darius would choose his wife.  Of course, this was not his decision to make, but the … Continue reading

August 21, 2016 · Leave a comment
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