Bloodline: Television Review

  It was nice timing that I ended all my SXSW shenanigans on Thursday night, as I had all weekend to watch Bloodline, the new series from Netflix that I’d been really looking forward to. Along with the terrific cast in the series, it’s also from the creative team of Glenn Kessler, Todd A. Kessler and Daniel…

House of Cards: Season 3 Television Review (MAJOR SPOILERS)

  (NOTE: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS FOR THE PAST SEASONS OF HOUSE OF CARDS AND SEASON 3. IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED YET, PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK, OR JUST GO TO THE LINK BELOW THIS NOTE FOR THE NON-SPOILER REVIEW) movietalkwithjakesalinas.com/2015/03/01/house-of-cards-season-3-television-review-spoiler-free/ It’s nearly been a week since Netflix released Season 3 of House of…

Weekend Plans: Television/Web Series Review

A couple of days ago I was asked to review an upcoming web series entitled Weekend Plans. It’s a series that was created by Ronald Short, a local filmmaker who lives in Austin, who also writes, directs, and stars in each episode of the series. I’ve been following the progress of the series for a…

The Newsroom is Over: My Final (And Brief) Thoughts

  (NOTE: THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE SEASON AND PREVIOUS SEASONS OF THE NEWSROOM. IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED YET, DON’T READ THIS) Last night was the series finale of Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, the controversial and much talked about HBO program by the Oscar-winning writer. I’ve been watching The Newsroom since day one because…