Krysten Ritter remains Jessica Jones’ greatest strength

Two and a half years after it debuted, Marvel’s Jessica Jones returns to Netflix on March 8 with all its strengths—and weaknesses. Let’s go ahead and get this out of the way: Yes, the new season suffers from the same pacing issues that have plagued the individual Defenders’ series and their group outings. The number…

Jessica Jones adds Oscar nominee Janet McTeer as mystery character

TVLine is reporting that two-time Oscar nominee Janet McTeer will be joining the second season of Netflix’s Jessica Jones series. She’ll be playing someone who “will have an enormous impact” on the life of Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), but that’s literally all we know about her. Jessica Jones doesn’t have a very big…

The offspring of Breaking Bad and House, Battle Creek is more doctor than meth cook

Battle Creek began as a pilot script by Breaking Bad’s Vince Gilligan, though it technically wasn’t written by “Breaking Bad’s Vince Gilligan”: The tale of mismatched law-enforcement agents Milton Chamberlain (Josh Duhamel) and Russ Agnew (Dean Winters) came together while Gilligan was fresh out of The X-Files …