Category Archives: TV show Review

Marvel’s Inhumans Isn’t As Bad As They Say

After about a month of waiting after the IMAX premiere, Marvel’s Inhumans have arrived on TV.The Inhumans property has been troubled for many years now. It was first billed to appear in the phase three of the MCU, but for reasons best known between the two bosses at loggerhead – Ike Permulter and Kevin Feige – the project never moved forward. Later it was announced the show will premiere on TV, ABC, instead, with an eight episode order for a short and concise story. Then came the real issue… from the release of the first trailer to all the screenings that followed, the show was accused of being cheap, and Marvel of cutting corners. Add that to the array of lacklustre reviews from critics, of which the show has a very poor standing on Rotten Tomato. To cut ling story short, Marvel Inhumans makes Iron Fist (season one) look good. After watching the two episodes premiere myself, trying hard to avoid being biased by premeditated views of others, I can confidently say the show isn’t so bad.

Medusa and Blackbolt

Yes, I enjoyed it, and I’m looking forward to the third episode. This may or may not come as a surprise to many, but it’s my own view.
The costumes are cheap, very cheap, and unimpressive. I had a big problem with Lockjaw, as the CGI used to portray his existence kept rubbing on my face, announcing it was of low quality. But I tried to overlook all these, and keep an eye on the actors and the story.

Marvel’s Inhumans

The show boasts a very good cast. Take Iwan Rheon’s Maximus away (because ‘Game Of Thrones’ has shown us how good he is as an actor), I really got into Anson Mount’s Black bolt. For a character who didn’t utter a word, that says so much about the actor. Serinda Swan’s Medussa also impressed, enough for me to trace her TV background and realize she was Zatanna on Smallville. The bulk of the actors that made up the royal family were good enough, I enjoyed watching them move on screen. 

While the first ten minutes of the premiere wasn’t that impressive, the show soon really gets a hang over itself, and successfully establishes its plot. I do hope the story improved as it continues, as only word of mount (positive) can resurrect its dead bones.

Marvel’s Inhumans airs Fridays on ABC

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9 Thoughts I Had After Watching Power (seasons 1 to 4)

This list encompasses points derived from Power seasons 1 to 4. Enjoy.

1. Black power is the in thing around the world now.

2. Sex is dope, it sells, but black sex is way hotter.

3. Having a side-chick does more harm than good to every man.

4. If you don’t take care of your family, you’ll lose them. Ask Jaime St. Patrick for more info.

5. The thug life is fun and all, but the stench it brings never leaves. Ask Jaime and Tommy.
6. If you’re working a case, you should never indulge in it. It never ends well. Ask Angela Valdez for more info.

7. If you don’t give your son the real talk about life, someone outside will. Remember Kanan and Tariq?

8. Treat your wife nicely, or another man will. Do not let her be troubled like Tasha.

9. Be cool like Tommy. Be good like Jamie. Be sweet like Raina. Survive like Kanan. Be sexy like Tasha. You can have Power if you truly want it.

The End Of ‘Teen Wolf’.

‘Teen Wolf’ came to an end last Sunday, and I finally got around to watch it. For a show that used to be one of my source of TV joy, that then lost its way, it did a good job tidying things up.

The Gang

Derek Hale, Stiles Stilinski, Deucalion, Jackson, Ethan, Gerald, Kate Argent, Evil Stiles (Remember the nogitsune), Jenifer (the Darach from S3a), The Oni, The Dread Doctor, The Berserker returned this final stretch. The final story wasn’t a good one, but it was a good way to bring back characters we haven’t seen in years. It was nostalgic full, especially the scenes with the nogitsune.

As expected, good triumphs over evil anytime, anyday. Scott deviced a way to defeat the Anuk-Ite, and it involved him clawing both eyes out. I didn’t see that coming, and sincerely, seeing as Stiles was the one who destroyed the Anuk-Ite with mountain ash, it didn’t make much sense.

Destroying the Anuk-Ite freed the citizens of Beacon Hills from the unusual fear that had gripped them.

One moment I did enjoy very much was, Theo’s act of kindness. He took the pain away. It’s always joyful when a bad guy turns good, just like Jaime Lannister in Game Of Thrones, the character arc is always something to look forward to. I really do wish I can get more of Theo; I guess I’ll settle for keeping tabs on the life and times of Cody Christian from now henceforth.

Thank God Gerald Argent didn’t live pass the finale, he has done more harm than good. Just like his son, Chris, told him, “Your family is in front of you.” Call it poetic justice that his own daughter clawed him to death. That’ll do, even though it was off screen.

Love prevailed at the end, everyone ended up with their one true love, with Chris + Melinda mirroring Scott + Allison at the start of the series. Malia’s kiss calmed Scott’s panic log enough to trigger the healing of his eyes; Stiles + Lydia are still together, even though we didn’t get a Stydia kiss; Jackson + Ethan (a surprise pair).

Teen Wolf had always been about family, Scott’s pack, and it was evident at the end of the hour when Team Scott met up to brief his latest intake. It’s been six wonderful years; thank you Teen Wolf for the journey; you’ll always be cemented in our hearts. Anytime there’s a full moon, I’ll always remember you.

PS: Every scene between Derek and Stiles was awesome. Haha! I missed these two together. Sterek all the way!

Why Stiles Isn’t On Teen Wolf Anymore.

Citizens of Beacon Hill, rejoice, it’s your turn. It is time for some Teen Wolf talks.

The final episode of Teen Wolf is upon us. Before we go on, you can revisit my review on the first episode of season 6B here.

For long time fans of the show, it’s very obvious a principal character of the show since its inception in 2011 has been missing – in the person of Stiles Stilinski. Aside his cameo role at the tail end of season 6B episode 11, we haven’t seen him again. For the very observant viewers, you’d notice his name isn’t credited in the opening credits. All these are obvious indications that Stiles Stilinski (as played by Dylan O’Brien) is no longer a member of the hit MTV show.

Is This A Cause For Concern?

Not really. As Dylan O’Brien (Stiles) has said, his busy schedule caused his absence, his love for the show made sure he’ll pop up tangibly before the show says goodbye.

Why Isn’t His Name On The Show’s Credit Anymore?

There are regulations concerning whose name can and cannot appear on a show’s opening credit, as the character, Stiles, doesn’t appear in reasonable number of episodes, he cannot be given the accolade of a series regular.

What This Means For The Other Characters On The Show.

As can already be seen, Scott, Lydia, Malia, Liam, Argent, and co., have been seen to continue well without Stiles; though not the same, it’ll suffice to arrive the end of the show’s narrative. Stiles was given a good reason to not be in Beacon Hills, story wise, even as we look forward to his impending arrival any time soon.

Scott and Malia have a thing between them now that has made us partially forget his love story with Allison Argent (as played by Krystal Reed) and his romantic fling with Kira (as played by Arden Cho); the only person I feel for is Lydia Martins. Stiles recently confirmed his love for Lydia which the rest of us realized years back – story wise, they’re still together, but what’s a relationship when you rarely see each other? I’m just saying.

As we expect Stiles to appear in the season finale, we prepare ourselves to have quality fits of laughter and not the cheap thrill Malia has been feeding us with.

Teen Wolf returns with its season finale episode this Sunday, September, 2017.

Film Of The day: Merlin

Merlin is a British fantasy-adventure drama television programme created by Julian Jones, Jake Michie, Julian Murphy, and Johnny Capps, starring Colin Morgan in the title role. It was broadcast on BBC One from 20 September 2008 to 24 December 2012 for a total of 65 episodes. The show is loosely based on the Arthurian legends of the young wizard Merlin and his relationship with King Arthur, but it differs from traditional versions. The show was influenced by the US drama series Smallville about the early years of Superman (Wiki).

Merlin was extremely popular in the years leading up to a boom in TV serial programming. It was a must watch. In the league of the original Prison Break, Lost, Legend Of The Seeker, Kyle XY, etc., TV shows that had good story, awesome characters, and an impressive cast – Colin Morgan, James Bradley, Angel Coulbey, Katie McGrath, John Hurt, Anthony Head – to mention but a few.


Merlin is a reimagining of the legend in which the future King Arthur (James Bradley) and Merlin (Colin Morgan) are young contemporaries. Arthur’s father Uther Pendragon (Anthony Head) has banned magic in Camelot, its use punishable by death, forcing Merlin to keep his magical powers secret from everyone in Camelot other than his mentor Gaius (Richard Wilson). Arthur grows from a young, self-absorbed boy to the mighty king in the legends, and Merlin develops into his colossal role in creating the powerful Camelot (Wiki).
Merlin discovers that the king, Uther Pendragon, outlawed magic twenty years earlier in an event known as the Great Purge and imprisoned the last Dragon deep under the kingdom. After hearing a mysterious voice inside his head, Merlin makes his way to the cavern beneath Camelot where the Great Dragon (voice of

John Hurt ) tells Merlin that he has an important destiny: to protect Uther’s son, Arthur, who will return magic to Camelot and unite the land of Albion .

When Merlin meets Arthur, Merlin believes that he is an arrogant bully and Arthur, likewise, has a less than stellar opinion of Merlin. After saving the prince’s life Merlin becomes his servant and the two begin to respect and trust one another. Merlin eventually becomes close friends with Arthur, and another servant named Guinevere (Angel Coulby ). But when Uther’s actions eventually cause his ward Morgana (Katie McGrath ) to turn against Camelot, Merlin must work together with the Once and Future King (Arthur) to save Albion.

Rinzy Reviews On The Real

I took a break from my routine to watch every episode of the first season of On The Real, the hit TV show produced by Temidayo Abudu for Ebony Life TV. It was supposed to be a one episode trial but I found myself binge-watching the entire season and remaining hopeful that I’ll find a way to watch every episode of the recently premiered second season.

On The Real takes us on a journey into the lives of stars of a fictional hit reality TV show, rightly titled, The Real – BJ, Wana, Farida, Amaka and Efosa are the lead characters and shoulder the bulk of the story, while minor characters like Lolu and Autu generate and balance the drama and many twists. Their lives in and out of the reality show makes for an interesting watch. At first, characters like Efosa and Lolu come across as impractical (especially in the pilot episode), but they soon grow on you and you can’t help but lookout for hem in every scene.

My favourite character has to be BJ – he’s so relatable. I believe it’s because of his effortless blend of pidgin with impeccable English and his hustler spirit which is glaring.

After watching the first season, I’ll say the weakest link is Autu – definitely not her fault because she was brought in late; I do hope her role is expanded in the second season.

On The Real is a beautiful show, one that tries to tell the Nigerian story of privileged youths and how much most would give to remain relevant in whatever assures them success in the society.

RR rates it a 3.5/5

7 Interesting TV shows you should follow this summer

Hi! It’s summer again! And with it comes that drought period where it’s difficult to decide which TV show to follow. By now fan-favorite shows of broadcast stations such as The Originals, The Flash, Arrow, Empire, etc. are done for the season, this shouldn’t be bad news as there’s still plenty of entertainment to keep you glued to your screens. Rinzy will help you Review which shows you must be following at this moment.

In no particular order they are:


1.Game of Thrones

I know I said in no particular order, but it’ll be unfair of me to give this juggernaut any spot that isn’t number-1. Yes, for those that don’t know, GOT is back – thanks to delay in production due to special requirements for the story-line, GOT premiered this summer. With just one episode gone, this is a good time to follow one show that continues to unite every thrive and tongue.

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2. Power

It pains me to see that most people do not realize the awesomeness that’s this show aired by Starz – same network that brought us Spartacus (Remember?) Currently in its fourth season, Power continues to break new grounds with its unique mode of telling a familiar story about a former drug lord who wants out but is held back by complications in his life. #TeamGhost

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3. Preacher

For a TV show based on a comic book, Preacher is doing well for itself. Personally, I find it very entertaining, which keeps me coming back for more week after week. I see this series getting a third and fourth season, so yo should join the bandwagon.

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4. Orphan Black

Of all the shows on this list this is the only one airing its final season. BBC’s Orphan Black has treated us to five years of unique SciFi; not the type that rubs it in your face, but the kind that carefully drags you in with details. Tatiana Maslaney will make it big in the movie industry, pulling off about 13, 14, or is it 16 different characters with one face (I’ve lost count of the number of clones)

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5. Zoo

It’s not everyday you get to watch shows where animals deserve to get top billing credits (just as humans). Zoo takes us to a world where animals are evolving faster, are better coordinated, and want to eradicate humans before we do same. Currently in its third season, Zoo is still a delight to watch.

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6. Suits

Suits is back! Many (myself included) were skeptic on the fate of the show when Gina Torres (Jessica Pearson) left. Though not one of the fore leading characters, Jessica had that aura that made the very sight of her in any scene appealing. Though she’s no longer here, Suit still lives on our screens to the honor of her memory.

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7. The Strain

This is a wonderful show, and it’s also in its last season. A unique take of vampirism, which I’ve always loved as I’m a big vampire fans (#TVDForever). You need to watch this show now: four seasons isn’t much.

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Do you like my list? Which show deserves to be mentioned here? Talk to me in the comment box below.