"Game of Thrones" has obtained an exceptionally large fanbase and piqued the interest of critics who usually give fantasy the cold shoulder.
"The Abolitionists" should be seen by as many viewers as possible and shown widely in public schools.
One underestimates just how much books - ranging from paperbacks to comics to graphic novels - have an influence on what is seen on television and in film.
Heavily explored so far in Season Five is the concept of what humans consider "beautiful," and how that relates to "joy" and "happiness."
Every now and then, a series comes along that defies and ignores its competition.
Though drawing too many parallels to the Dark Knight, the format gradually pays off, as it allows the series to avoid the awful camp and soap opera of the CW's previous superhero show, "Smallville."
"Revolution" is the latest network TV version of this familiar post-apocalypse scenario: A ragtag band must struggle for survival after a global catastrophe.
I can tell from watching the first episode of the fifth season that it will be as good, if not better, than the four that have gone before it.