Author Archives: Jules

James Spader Once Worked at the Most Boring Carnival

The Blacklist recap: ‘Miss Rebecca Thrall’

On the bright side, there are elephants… Read More here

The Blacklist: Is Liz Becoming Too Much Like Her Father?

Last week’s season premiere of The Blacklist reveled in its freedom from the “secret” connection between Red (James Spader) and Liz (Megan Boone). It was, dare I say, a light and breezy episode of a show that’s featured a whole lot of ugly, grisly stuff. Read More: here

The Blacklist Review: Red Scams “Greyson Blaise” While Tom Sneaks Around

I want to again apologize for the tardiness of my review. But, if you would like to see them come sooner, please fire up your tweeting thumbs and harass both DirecTV and WTHR in Indianapolis. They’re fighting right now and one of the many costs is lack of timely reviews. However, The Blacklist has stayed hot into week two, even though I have some qualms with some of the way they’re handling things. By Season 5, I never expected that they could continue to create such a compelling show, but I’m happy to eat crow in this case. Read More: here

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The Blacklist premiere recap: ‘Smokey Putnum’

Red is back, broke, and better than ever. Read More here

The Blacklist Premiere: [Spoiler] Is Back, and So Is the Fun

For shows with big, overarching mysteries, we tend to focus on the resolution — the answer, the big reveal and so on. But while resolutions get a lot of attention, it’s often what shows do after those significant moments that keep them down a successful path. The Blacklist concluded its fourth season by finally — finally — answering the question almost everyone at home already knew: Red (James Spader) is indeed Elizabeth’s (Megan Boone) father. Ninety-some episodes of deception, destruction and death later, the show moved that enormous elephant out of the room, while simultaneously burning down Red’s underground global criminal syndicate. So what now? Read More here

The Blacklist – Red Gets a Job (Sneak Peek)

The Blacklist’s Megan Boone on how Red reveal changes everything

After The Blacklist revealed what we’ve all suspected from the beginning — Red (James Spader) is Liz’s (Megan Boone) father! — the show will return to its season 1 roots in tone this year. Read More // here

The Blacklist Is Bringing A Fan Favorite Back For Season 5

The Blacklist is making its central relationships all the more complicated going into Season 5, now that Liz is finally in the know about Red being her biological father. But where there are complications, there must also be some levity, right? CinemaBlend spoke with occasional Blacklist guest star Clark Middleton, who recently got a lot of quizzical looks opposite Sherilyn Fenn on Twin Peaks, and when I mentioned a potential return for his always enjoyable character Glen Carter in Season 5, he revealed that not only is Jellybean definitely coming back, but we also won’t have long to wait. Read More here