The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Impressions: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

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Bloody Marvellous   New York City, 1958. Miriam Maisel is the pinnacle of a perfect housewife. From a Jewish family living on the upper-east side, she watches her husband perform his stand-up routine eagerly in a sleazy downtime comedy club. From the writers of Gilmore Girls, the premise of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel already had everything I […]

Sick Note

Impressions: Sick Note

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Rupert Grint continues to be miscast   Created by Nat Saunders and James Serafinowicz, this new British comedy series stars Rupert Grint as Daniel, a complete loser with a boring job who likes to smoke, game, sponge off his girlfriend and has the ability to lie in and out of every scenario the world presents […]

Frankie Shaw stars as solo mum Bridgette in SMILF

Impressions: SMILF

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Going solo   Inspired by her Sundance-award-winning 2015 short film of the same name, Frankie Shaw’s SMILF is a comedy-drama about the life of single mother Bridgette (Shaw), as she struggles to successfully balance raising her son, stunted romantic relationships, family life and finding work as an actress. SMILF also stars Miguel Gomez as the father of […]

The Jellies family

Impressions: The Jellies

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Just keep Adult Swimming   Originally created by rapper Tyler, the Creator and Lionel Boyce, The Jellies is now airing on Adult Swim. The Jellies is an animated sitcom following a family of jellyfish and their adopted human son, Cornell. This first episode, “Gangster’s Paradise” was released on October 22nd, with a line-up of only three more […]

The Cast of Hit The Road

Impressions: Hit The Road

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Crude and obvious   Jason Alexander (Seinfeld) has co-created and stars in a new comedy, Hit The Road, about a dysfunctional family band “Swallow”, struggling to become famous and survive living in close proximity as they tour the country together. In the first episode, we meet the Swallows: father Ken (Alexander), Meg (Amy Pietz), and children […]

Lore on Amazon

Impressions: Lore

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Scary is boring   I don’t know what I expected when I threw on the first episode of Lore, but it wasn’t this. Based on the popular podcast hosted by Aaron Mahnke, Lore is all about true scary stories from the past, some of which helped to influence the fictional horror we indulge in today, whether […]

Larry David is back in Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9

Impressions: Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9

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“Back to basics” Six years have passed since Curb Your Enthusiasm left our screens, and Larry David is back with the same old shtick. But at least it’s some good shtick. Larry David (co-creator of Seinfeld) plays a fictionalised version of himself, albeit a more honest and opinionated version, without your typical social graces, even […]