Shea Whigham

TIFF 2019: Joker Video Review

Is the highly anticipated standalone JOKER movie – starring Joaquin Phoenix as the titular clown prince of crime – worthwhile without the Caped Crusader anywhere in sight?

Boardwalk Empire Episode 2.5 Review

This week's instalment of Boardwalk Empire brought us a heaping portion of the old ultra-violence that we so cherish. It's Veteran's Day in Atlantic City, a city “built to help people forget” says Nucky in his speech to the throngs gathered to commemorate the occassion, “but today is for remembering.” Is it ever. Nothing in this episode seems to be forgotten or forgiven – every past slight is remembered and every debt paid for.

Boardwalk Empire Episode 2.1 Review

Boardwalk Empire – the star-studded prohibition era drama from HBO - returned to our television screens with a bang this past weekend. The show seems to have found its footing right out of the gate, and is at its well-acted, violent, multi-faceted best in this season's opening episode – titled “21” for the year portrayed (1921).