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

Arrow review – 3×01: ‘The Calm’


Ever heard of the expression “the calm before the storm”? That’s basically what this episode is right up until the sh*t hits the fan in the final scene. Let’s bitch it out…

Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. review – 2×03: ‘Making Friends And Influencing People’


So have you been wondering what Agent Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge) has been up to the past few episodes? It’s time to find out. Let’s bitch it out…

Quick Take review – The Blacklist 2×03: ‘Dr. James Covington’


The Blacklist phones in a sub-standard case of the week that packs 5 minutes worth of plot into a 42 minute episode. Let’s bitch it out…

The Good Wife review – 6×03: ‘Dear God’

Alicia (Julianne Margulies) is throwing some serious sass in the S6 premiere of The Good Wife

Fans of Cary (Matt Czuchry) must be loving this new season of The Good Wife as the young partner once again takes front and center stage. Let’s bitch it out…

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…