Brent Jennings has acted on the stage, on the silver screen and now he finds himself on Lodge 49, the AMC series that created a huge buzz among critics and fans alike. At TV Series Hub, we were pleased to be able to speak to him about his storied career, his favorite medium to work in and how he makes his character of Ernie Fontaine come to life.… More “Brent Jennings: The Lodge 49 Interview”
The season finale of AMC’s delightfully eccentric series Lodge 49 aired yesterday. It was heartfelt and heartbreaking at times. An emotional rollercoaster of a ride that left you breathless but wanting more.… More “Lodge 49 (S01E10) “Full Fathom Five””
This particular episode of Lodge 49 is appropriately named. Apogee means culmination as in the end of situations. Perhaps, it is all about walking on and leaving things behind.
Goodbye Is Easier Than Sorry
With only one more episode of Lodge 49 left, it is easy to become melancholy.… More “Lodge 49 (S01E09) “Apogee””
The word of the moment is “duende.”
It’s All About Finding Your Duende
Lodge 49 is all about duende. Passion and soul. That feeling you get when you are really enamored with an idea or someone.… More “Lodge 49 (S01E08) “Something from Nothing””
Ernie finds out some bad news concerning Larry and the Lodge, Liz starts her corporate climb, Dud gets a new temp gig, Blaise has his heartbroken and a new character arrives on the scene.
Lodge 49 Says Goodbye
Lodge 49 bid adieu last week to one of the quirkiest characters on television in a long time.… More “Lodge 49 (S01E07) “The Solemn Duty of the Squire””
Larry imparts the wisdom of the Lodge to his pal Ernie before going on a journey. Dud stumbles on to something special at his security job at Orbis and Liz has a breakthrough, literally.
The Poetry of the Lodge
I can’t say enough good things about this AMC series.… More “Lodge 49 (S01E06) “The Mysteries””
Dud’s new relationship with his boss Gloria nears the end while Liz struggles to figure out her path in life. Ernie is ready to ascend to Sovereign Protector status in the lodge and Blaise has an epiphany of sorts.… More “Lodge 49 (S01E05) “Paradise””
When Ernie Fontaine asks the question, “What is the use of living forever if you are all alone on a Sunday?” Truer words were never spoken. Are we capable of being present in the moment and living our lives to the fullest or do we just resign ourselves to merely existing?… More “Lodge 49 (S01E04) “Sunday””
This week at the Lodge it is all about time as well as timing. Time to say goodbye to constraints and move forward.
“Time is an illusion.” – Dud
The Squire Is Born
Dud is finally realizing his goal of becoming a Squire at the Lodge.… More “Lodge 49 (S01E03) “Corpus””
We all have coping mechanisms for when life gets rough. For some it is chasing an elusive goal, for others it is compulsive cleaning for Dud it is Lodge 49.
“Afternoons are hard when you’re not doing what you used to do.… More “Lodge 49 (S01E02) “Moments of Truth in Service””
Lodge 49 is a quirky, funny and well-written show created by Jim Gavin. It is quite possibly the best program on television that you should be watching.
“How do I join? I’m sorry, I’m probably doing this all wrong.… More “Lodge 49 (S01E01) “As Above, So Below””
They say that you have to hit rock bottom before seeing the light. Well, Jim Brockmire is in the cellar when a freak accident causes him to make a drastic life change.
“Life is meaningless chaos.… More “Brockmire (S02E08) “In the Cellar””
On a very special episode of Brockmire, Charles stages an intervention for Jim. What could possibly go wrong?
“Orange juice is a glass of vodka wasted.” – Jim Brockmire
The Morning After
Of course, Brockmire (Hank Azaria) is a hot mess after Charles (Tyrel Jackson Williams) kicks him out.… More “Brockmire (S02E07) “Caught in a Rundown””
Jim finally gets his shot at the majors but he has to call the final game of the season sober. Can you teach an old dog a new trick?
“Racism is the fist that is punching America right in its own d***.”… More “Brockmire (S02E06) “Broadcasters Jinx””
Jules (Amanda Peet) returns and Jim (Hank Azaria) shows her the Crescent City. It seems like old times but can it last?
“I have a Google alert for Jim Brockmire – dead.” – Jules
The One That Got Away
With bottle and glass in hand, Jim Brockmire enters the room like a conquering hero.… More “Brockmire (S02E05) “Make-up Game””
Who says you can’t go home again? In Jim Brockmire’s case, he should have paid attention to that advice. Sometimes family ties can become a noose.
“For the dead, I have poetry.… More “Brockmire (S02E04) “Retirement Ceremony””
Don’t Call It a Comeback
So, as luck would have it, Brockmire (Hank Azaria) and Charles (Tyrel Jackson Williams) are in a meeting with the marketing representative for the Crawdaddy’s, Whitney (Dreama Walker).… More “Brockmire (S02 E03) “Knuckleball””
The Getaway Game
At the end of Season 1, Jim Brockmire (Hank Azaria), booth announcer for the minor league baseball team the Morristown Frackers, decided to forge his comeback path in the Crescent City with his trusty assistant Charles (Tyrel Jackson Williams) by his side.… More “Brockmire (S02 E01 and E02) "The Getaway Game" and "Platoon Player"”
Before I get into my recap of the last show of season two, I would like to take the time to thank all of the readers at tvserieshub.tv for digging my work. Also, thank you to the terrific staff of TV Series Hub for letting me do my thing.… More “Ash vs Evil Dead (S02E10) “Second Coming””
We find our hero with the chainsaw hand, distraught behind the wheel of the “Classic” doing donuts in front of his childhood home. Dead Pablo is strapped into the passenger seat.… More “Ash vs Evil Dead (S02E09) “Home Again””