The Twilight Zone, S1.10: “Blurryman”, and a postmortem of Season One…

****THE SPOILER ZONE!**** The season finale of CBS-AA’s rebooted Twilight Zone has arrived, and while significantly more enjoyable than previous entries, it still has its own share of issues. The Story. “Blurryman” opens with an unusually artificial looking apartment exterior, which takes us inside to a harried writer played by Seth Rogen, who is frustrated…

The Twilight Zone’s “Six Degrees of Freedom” fails to fly…

****SOME SPOILERS**** A near-future mission to Mars, sponsored by the “Whipple” company is on the launchpad and ready to take off for the red planet. With less than a few minutes to launch, the crew, led by Commander Alexa Brandt (DeWanda Wise) gets word from Flight Control that incoming North Korean missiles have hit the…

The Twilight Zone, S1.5: “Wunderkind” is not a hole in one…

****THE SPOILER ZONE!**** ~ sigh~ I need to preface this by saying that few people were more excited for Jordan Peele’s new version of “The Twilight Zone” than myself. The original TZ was my first television love (even before Star Trek), and I am also a huge fan of Peele’s “Get Out” (2017) and “Us”…

“The Twilight Zone” realizes its potential with “Replay”…

Jordan Peele’s newest incarnation of Rod Serling’s classic TV series “The Twilight Zone” got off to an uneven start last week with a two episode debut. The first was a solid offering (“The Comedian”) and the second was a haphazard mess (a miscalculated reimagining of the classic “Nightmare at 20,000 [30,000] Feet”). This week’s entry,…

Jordan Peele’s first two entries into “The Twilight Zone”…

Debuting auspiciously on April Fool’s Day, Jordan Peele’s take on the classic TV series “The Twilight Zone” has arrived on CBS-All Access streaming service. Peele is part of the sketch comedy duo of “Key & Peele” as well as the talented suspense filmmaker behind the Oscar-winning “Get Out” (2017) and the recent “Us” (2017), both…