Riverdale In a Lonely Place – Riverdale has mainly focused on its teenage characters in the wake of a horrible murder, but it’s also a story about dealing with the aftermath of parents who make some bad choices. Review and recap Riverdale In a Lonely Place In “Chapter Seven: In a Lonely Place,” we see the reasons
Riverdale Faster Pussycats! Kill! Kill! – “Chapter Six: Faster, Pussycats! Kill! Kill” (which I’ll subsequently refer to as just “Chapter Six” because of the unwieldy, if referential, title) is a risky episode, one that puts more of a focus on Archie’s songwriting than just about any other hour this season. Review and recap Riverdale Faster Pussycats!
Riverdale Heart of Darkness – It’s easy to hate a villain in a vacuum. If a show presents that character as nothing but evil, then there’s no difficulty in seeing life in binary terms – alive or dead, good or bad. While Riverdale has attempted to give Cheryl Blossom some conflicting emotional beats, she’s never been as
Riverdale The Last Picture Show – Riverdale has been keeping its love story between Archie Andrews and his teacher Ms. Geraldine Grundy contained to the background this season, but “Chapter Four: The Last Picture Show” is its effort to shed light on the situation and, perhaps, put it into some sort of context. Ms. Grundy is
Riverdale Body Double – Riverdale has a good handle on how to deal with its two sometimes conflicting thematic ideas; so far, the series has wavered between teen drama and murder mystery by fusing the two storylines together, the events directly related to each other as the young adult cast attempts to figure out how to
Riverdale A Touch of Evil – Riverdale is, by all estimation, a lot better than most expected. Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s pilot episode set up a solid foundation for the show by taking iconic things from the Archie Comics universe and shaking them up into a cross between Dawson’s Creek and Twin Peaks. While the grittiness paired with a soap opera
Riverdale The River’s Edge – Adapting the Archie Comics gang into a CW show makes a lot of sense, and it’s surprising that the franchise hasn’t done something similar in the past. Now, though, the line is going through a bit of a revival; Afterlife with Archie has made some big waves, the series has been rebooted in