T.J. Miller

Silicon Valley Season 1 (2014-?)

Silicon Valley Season 1 (2014-?)

Network:

HBO

Creator:

Mike Judge

John Altshuler

Dave Krinsky

Starring:

Thomas Middleditch

T.J. Miller

Josh Brener

Plot:

Follows the struggle of Richard Hendricks, a silicon valley engineer trying to build his own company called Pied Piper

Review:

I’ve wanted to watch this show for a while, but have a hard time paying for a premium channel for only a handful of shows that I only kind of want to watch. Using Amazons free 7 day trial though I was finally able to watch and I’m pretty sure we’re going to end up paying for at least one month of the service.

Anyway, watching this with my husband he and I both kept saying just how true to life everything was. Neither of us has worked in Silicon Valley, but we’ve both worked in and for tech companies. I’ve never met programmers quiet as awkward as Richard, Thomas Middleditch, most of the ones I knew were total douche bags, but I could see pieces of him in a collection of men so it’s not unrealistic.

From the very beginning I just knew he was going to be taken advantage of and I was screaming at the screen for him not to do things, my mothering instinct is very strong lol, but I was pleasantly surprised by the ending of the first season. Things didn’t work out perfectly, but they did work out. I like that, I like having hope, and not just a constant dumping ground of everything going wrong.

Also, this show is freaking hilarious, that last episode especially. Looking forward to watching the rest of the seasons available.

4/5

Big Hero 6 (2014)

Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 (2014)

Director:

Don Hall

Chris Williams

Starring:

Ryan Potter

Scott Adsit

Jamie Chung

Daniel Henney

T.J. Miller

Damon Wayans Jr.

Genesis Rodriguez

James Cromwell

Alan Tudyk

Plot:

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Review:

What is with Disney and making me bawl? I swear, I knew at the beginning that the brother and Baymax were going to die, and I just cried even harder because of it. Disney has a death toll as high as George R. R. Martin. It’s starting to annoy me.

Loved the world that was created. Not sure why I’ve been noticing worlds so much, but I have, and I really liked this one. It kind of reminded me of Meet the Robinsons in the way that it felt like anything was possible.

There was a nice diverse cast of characters. The smart scientists weren’t just boys, they had girls, for my little girl to want to be like. I like that Disney thinks of those things. I know some people think that it’s very commercial, but at least they try and tic all the boxes.

The story was good, though, predictable. Hated the mad scientist and told my husband, as tears were streaming down my face, that I wanted to kill that son of a bitch. Because of him Hiro lost his brother. At least he was able to recreate Baymax.

Anyway, while I didn’t enjoy this movie as much as Frozen, I thought it was really cute and definitely worth owning.

4/5