About cinephilactic

cinephilactic is a university contract instructor in Film Studies. He is an avid TV watcher, particularly science-fiction, fantasy and drama series. His favourite shows currently airing on TV include The Good Wife, Breaking Bad, Justified, Hannibal, Game Of Thrones and a smattering of shows on The CW. He has a tendency to "hate-watch" particular shows and likes to think that his sarcastic voice comes through in his reviews, though sometimes he's just being bitchy

Watch With Us: October 2014


Welcome to October! It’s a month of chills, thrills and – if you’re a CW fan – relief as even more new television hits the airwaves. Here’s what our coverage looks like as we make our way through the pumpkin month. Let’s bitch Continue reading

Transparent review – 1×02/1×03: ‘The Letting Go’ / ‘Rollin’


It’s time to dig deeper into the lives of the Pfefferman clan with episodes two and three of Amazon’s Transparent. Let’s bitch it out…

Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. review – 2×02: ‘Heavy Is The Head’


Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. recruits a new team member as the 084 remains the most popular ticket in town. Let’s bitch it out…

The Good Wife review – 6×02: ‘Trust Issues’


The Good Wife spends its second week trying to get Cary (Matt Czuchry) out of jail as Diane (Christine Baranski) makes her move. Let’s bitch it out…

Outlander review – 1×08: ‘Both Sides Now’


We’ve had floggings and weddings. Now it’s time for Outlander to say goodbye with a send-off that’s memorable enough to keep us talking until the show’s April return. Let’s bitch it out…

Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. review – 2×01: ‘Shadows’


Coulson and co. are back for a second season as Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns to formula, despite exploding its central premise in S1. Let’s bitch it out…

Quick Take review: The Blacklist 2×01 – ‘Lord Baltimore’

The Blacklist - Episode 2.01 - Lord Baltimore - Promotional Photo

Never fear Blacklisters, Red (James Spader) is back. Oh…he brought Lizzie (Megan Boone), too. Well you can’t win ‘em all! Let’s bitch it out…