Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo, Season 2 Episode 01: It’s All Calligraphy

Around this time last year Japan’s NHK World television network put out what was claimed to be the first English language scripted sitcom. I’ll be honest, I was never clear if this claim was for the station itself or the country as a whole. Since the show was also available online, I checked it out. … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo, Season 2 Episode 01: It’s All Calligraphy

Grumpy Bird Reviews: Jessica Jones s02e01 AKA Start at the Beginning

Another Netflix/Marvel Show means I am going to try and pace myself and write reviews for the individual episodes. I have had a pretty mixed record of getting this done. For Punisher I only managed to review three shows, which was a shame because I generally liked that series but life was a little busy. … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Jessica Jones s02e01 AKA Start at the Beginning

Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo Ep 4 Family Night Out

It’s the final episode! Will it redeem the other three? Or will it just be a weird hodgepodge of odd jokes, bad wigs, condescension, sexual moments with a toilet, and the possible madness of the wife? Read on and find out. Home Sweet Tokyo, Episode 04: Family Night Out writers: BJ Fox and Teruyuki Yoshida … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo Ep 4 Family Night Out

Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo Ep 3 Alice’s Lunchbox

If you are are reading this review you might also be interested in reading the reviews I did for the first and second episodes as well. If you look over those, please take note that I had some nice things to say about episode two. I’m trying to be fair. But this episode… This episode… Home Sweet … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo Ep 3 Alice’s Lunchbox

Grumpy Bird Reviews: The Punisher s01e03 Kandahar

Trying to think of something clever or profound to say about the experience of watching this show. That’s what I usually do here. Something to get people ready for the actual review. But I don’t have much. Crap. Let’s just get to the review. The Punisher s01e03 Kandahar writer: Steve Lightfoot director: Andy Goddard Marvel/Netflix … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: The Punisher s01e03 Kandahar

Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo Ep 2 Naked Communication

When I wrote a review of the first episode of Home Sweet Tokyo little diid I suspect that it would go on to be my most viewed post this year. I already didn’t want to review the second episode based on the quality of the first and seeing the views of that post furthered my … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo Ep 2 Naked Communication

Grumpy Bird Reviews: The Punisher s01e02 Two Dead Men

When I watched the first episode I wasn’t really sure if I wanted to write another series of reviews and I almost immediately plunged into episode 2. That was when I made the decision. And now I am trying to get the reviews out before I forget what happened where. The Punisher s01e02 Two Dead … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: The Punisher s01e02 Two Dead Men