Unlike most episodes of Veep, this week’s “Helsinki” picked up directly from the end of last week’s entry, following Selina as she travelled to Finland. At first, I was worried that the direct connections to “The Vic Allen Dinner” would mean another weak more
If there’s one thing this week’s episode of Veep proved, it’s that the show is a bit lost without a central narrative driving things forward. As the fourth episode of the season, “The Vic Allen Dinner” lacked focus, with several brief plot points failing more
Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 2, Episode 3 of HBO's "Veep," titled "Hostages."
The action of this evening's episode centered on a hostage situation (the who, what, where was unclear) that Selina adopts as her cause du jour. To more
This week’s Veep started off in familiar territory before going in a pretty surprising direction by the end. For the most part, “Hostages” was business as usual, with Selina’s larger ambitions dragged down by the same tiny problems as ever. However, the t more
This week’s episode of Veep, “Signals,” featured the return of Selina’s daughter Catherine. While it picked up with many of the story arcs set forth in the season premiere, at its core, the episode played like a sequel to Catherine’s first appearance last more
The second season of Veep kicked off with a trip to the White House and the arrival of several new characters. As Selina and her staff dealt with a number of crushing losses, including control of the House falling to the opposite political party, “Midterm more
If you're looking for a show where politicians occasionally do some good, you might want to check out Netflix's "House of Cards." At least Kevin Spacey's conniving congressman does the occasional favor as he tries to slash his way to the vice presidency. more