tv reviews

These are TV reviews from BRUSIMM. If you’re looking for the artistic take or what not on a TV show… that’s not this place. Here on Brusimm, we just have fun and after watching something on TV, we tell you if it hurt or was fun. Did it inspire or numb the senses? It’s what we do. We see, we write, we report. Nothing fancy! -Bruce

THE WALKING DEAD Season Five Mid-Season Premiere Recap

February 9, 2015

The second (mid) season premiere of AMC’s The Walking Dead returned last night to what I am sure will be yet more stellar TV rating numbers night for the network. Numbers that not only looked good as the episode started, but also good in retention throughout the hour, because this mid-season premiere was riveting, odd […]

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BETTER CALL SAUL Series Premiere Recap

February 9, 2015

The series premiere of Better Call Saul showed us that this show is going to stand out on its own and soon, we will probably forget that this is a prequel to Breaking Bad, it feels like it will be that good, all within the scope of the brain-scape of Vince Gilligan. Well, it will […]

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12 MONKEYS: Splinter and Mentally Divergent Review and Recap

February 6, 2015

Whether behind the guise of a deep space adventure or a fantastical monster romp, science fiction films lend the perfect background for an exploration of philosophical and ideological questions. 12 Monkeys trips through time, allowing the viewer to reimagine their conceptualizations of memory and self. Its a staple in the 90s sci-fi canon. Directed by […]

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PARENTHOOD Series Finale, Farewell and Thank You

February 2, 2015

The last episode of Parenthood has come and gone. It delivered on the story about the Braverman’s over the last six seasons, giving us closure on all fronts with the family we’ve come to know and love as TV fans. Here I chat a little about the sixth season of Parenthood, the people behind it, […]

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January 26, 2015

Fox’s new co show, Backstrom, starring Rainn Wilson, had a curious marketing scheme, but did not reflect the actual tone of the show. Instead of the snarky tub of humor that Fox wanted us to think the show was, it turned out to be a dramatic police procedural about a cop with issues… you name […]

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January 14, 2015

Empire, starring Terrence Howard, Trai Byers, Bryshere Gray, Jussie Smollett, and Taraji P. Henson and other supporting cast made the story a compelling event to watch and enjoy, not to mention at times, hate. But hate in a good way. The story is about Lucious (Howard), a man in charge of an entertainment company who […]

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Review of BATTLE OF THE DAMNED with Dolph Lundgren

December 27, 2014

Oh did I catch a doozy of a Syfy movie the other day, and can not not review it! Or at least talk about it for but a minute of your time. Battle of the Damned stars the stiffly aging Dolph Lundgren (Who was also one of the executive producers of the film), Melanie Zanetti, […]

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ARROW Mid-Season Finale, A Review of Sorts

December 15, 2014

After I watched the mid-season finale of the CW’s Arrow, as much as I like what has been going on in the show this season, there seems to have been a few oddly rushed or over-done themes in this winter finale episode alone.

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SONS OF ANARCHY Series Finale Retrospective, “I Got This”

December 10, 2014

This is a look at the SONS OF ANARCHY Series Finale, a Retrospective so to speak that I call “I Got This”

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A Review of TNTs The Librarians

December 7, 2014

If you like Disney light-hearted fun, Syfy Saturday night movies, and Warehouse 13, then you will love TNT’s The Librarians.

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Sons of Anarchy Next To Last Episode, “Red Rose” – It Is Who We Are

December 3, 2014

Last night we experienced the penultimate episode of the FX series, Sons of Anarchy, and as any long-time fan can attest to, despite expecting death of the characters, it is still a tough thing to experience. – Sons of Anarchy SPOILERS follow. – Even back when Opie submitted himself to die, we saw it coming, […]

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THE WALKING DEAD Mid-Season Finale, Flying Bodies

November 30, 2014

There will be spoilers about the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead… Unlike some sites that just blurt it out in their titles you cannot avoid. Sheesh. Can TVLine be any more inconsiderate? – This first half of the season of The Walking Dead has been a little confusing, boring and then suddenly, way too […]

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November 30, 2014

Have you ever seen when an ancillary character on a TV show gets a spinoff series, but it only fails miserably? Or when something on YouTube ignites the imaginations of millions, but never translates to anything worthwhile? Or a great internet meme that just can’t be translated into anything else but the meme it was? […]

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SONS OF ANARCHY Review: Out Of The Mouths Of Babes

November 12, 2014

We just experienced the 10th episode of Sons of Anarchy seventh and final season, titled “Faith and Despondency.” And I have to tell you, what a wild and crazy ride this last season has taken the viewers. Unlike the bullshit AMC pulls with the final seasons of their hit series, FX has given Sons of […]

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MUTANT WORLD on Syfy, A Review of Sorts

November 9, 2014

Mutant World aired on Syfy as their Saturday Night movie offering. It stars Kim Coates, Holly Deveaux, Ashanti, Amber Marshall, John DeSantis and many more. Mutant World is about a group of survivalists who take refuge just in time before an apocalyptic meteor strike. They emerge ten years later only to discover that the place […]

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CONSTANTINE Series Premiere Review

October 27, 2014

I Was Expecting More from CONSTANTINE, but… NBCs Constantine premiered last week and to some degree, I was looking forward to it. As for as a television event goes, I think it’s another fine addition to the special category of TV that involves ghosts, action and investigation. The story is about a man, John Constantine […]

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October 19, 2014

Finders Keepers is the film that shows that if Chucky had an evil sister or cousin doll, this would be the one! – On Syfy tonight was Finders Keepers, starring Jaime Pressly, Kylie Rogers along with Patrick Muldoon, Tobin Bell, Marina Sirtis, and a few other notable names in a film from HFD Productions. It […]

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THE WALKING DEAD S5 Premiere Review

October 12, 2014

SPOILERS ENSUE. In the previous season finale of The Walking Dead, when the gang was getting ushered by gunfire into the railroad car, I had taken notice of a pile of human skeletons along their path. So when the fifth season premiere kicked in gear, and our team found themselves being herded over a slaughter […]

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