AMC’s Preacher Forges Its Own Path

by Andy Niemann Ever since Garth Ennis’s Preacher was announced for a television adaptation way back in 2013, I was skeptical, especially after learning of several other failed adaptations. Furthermore, it was announced that the AMC show was being helmed by stoner comedy duo Seth Rogen and Read More …

AMC’s Feed the Beast is a Stylish but Flat Restaurant Drama

The best scene in the first episode of Feed the Beast, “Pilot Light,” occurs about halfway through. Dion (Jim Sturgess), a troubled chef recently released early from prison, is fantasizing about his dream restaurant, which he and his sommelier friend Tommy (David Schwimmer) had planned Read More …

Into the Badlands is Visually Dazzling Martial Arts Popcorn [Review]

AMC, as a network, is in an odd position. One the one hand, they’re renowned for their high-quality dramas, like Mad Men and Breaking Bad, which helped to define the “prestige era” of TV drama. On the other, their big moneymakers are schlocky, action-based series Read More …