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Why AMC's HELL ON WHEELS Is a Hot Mess

"Hell on Wheels," whose third season premiered just two weeks ago, is widely and justifiably regarded as the worst offering on AMC to date. The reason? Bad acting, bad scripts, a bad concept, and a long line of small- and big-screen Westerns that have done everything "Hell on Wheels" aims to do, but exponentially better.
  • By Seth Abramson
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  • August 30, 2013 8:32 AM
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  • 15 Comments

BREAKING BAD RECAP 2: MADRIGAL

The most striking aspect of tonight’s episode was our introduction to German mega-company Madrigal Elektromoteren (and, of course, the short-order introduction and elimination of suit Herr Schuler, who was clearly complicit in the late Mr. Fring’s meth empire, though we don’t quite know yet to what degree).
  • By Dave Bunting, Jr.
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  • July 22, 2012 10:55 PM
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  • 4 Comments

MAD MEN RECAP 12: THE PHANTOM

Most nights I watch Mad Men on my living room couch with a computer in my lap. Tonight I watched at a terrific New York City bar, at the Basket of Kisses Season Finale Party, sitting next to Rich Sommer.
  • By Deborah Lipp
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  • June 11, 2012 1:38 AM
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  • 31 Comments

MAD MEN RECAP 11: COMMISSIONS AND FEES

"Everything you think’s going to make you happy just turns to crap."
  • By Deborah Lipp
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  • June 4, 2012 1:03 AM
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  • 10 Comments

MAD MEN RECAP 10: THE OTHER WOMAN

"The Other Woman" may be the most disturbing episode of "Mad Men" ever.
  • By Deborah Lipp
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  • May 28, 2012 1:36 AM
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  • 36 Comments

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