Articles written by: Diana Keng

Diana is a grassroots television geek living in the wilds of Vancouver, Canada where her day job takes her to the borders of Storybrooke and her home life exists within the borders of Star City and Central City. She grew up on the sitcoms and dramas of TV's Golden Age and devouring the fantasy, romance, and science-fiction novels of the pre-Internet world. She is passionate about intelligent, fun, character-driven shows with strong production value.

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Chloe’s Ghosts Put To Rest in Lucifer “My Little Monkey”

Our good Detective Chloe has always been a study in contradictions. She’s a tough cop and a caring mother, emotionally deep but with a hard outer shell. The daughter of a renowned actress, she could’ve easily continued the Hollywood tradition but instead, chose to pursue the law enforcement career that […]

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It’s a “Monster” Reveal on Lucifer

There’s always a tipping point in a well-plotted season where each major character has started an inevitable cascade in motion and there’s a sense that something *huge* looms on the horizon. It’s the anticipation at the base of the roller-coaster, the innate fear of the unknown, the thrill of knowing […]

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For Love Not Money, Bull Keeps His Promises in “Just Tell the Truth”

“There was a time when I did cases for money,” Dr. Bull confesses to his client this week. Said client, Richard Fleer (Zach Appelman, Sleepy Hollow) is questioning why anyone would turn down the huge payment his late fiancée’s parents were willing to pay to guarantee his conviction for her […]

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Oh, Brother! Lucifer’s Family Reunion Gets A Little Crowded With “Weaponizer”

In the beginning, there was Lucifer, debonair L.A. nightclub owner and former heavenly rebel and Lord of Hell. Then came Amenadiel, first-born enforcer angel, sent to convince Lucy he should return to his previous post. That doesn’t work out so well. And now, here comes Uriel (Michael Imperioli, The Sopranos), […]

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Bull Shines Up His Halo in “Callisto”

Hot on the heels of the great news that Bull has scored a full-season pick-up(!), we are treated to an episode that really shakes up the team and a case that puts them at every sort of disadvantage imaginable. In order to defend Kerry Ketchum (Barrett Doss, Person of Interest) […]

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Lucifer is All About the “Lady Parts” This Week

Detective Decker is having a bad week. Husband Dan wants a divorce. The idea of single-parenting her daughter is freaking her out. She has to move out of her mother’s house into a ridiculously expensive Los Angeles real estate market on a cop’s salary. Her consultant is obsessed with his […]

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Slick Yet Sincere, Bull is “Unambiguous” in Motive and Method

If there was anything to criticize in this new and nuanced courtroom drama it would be that it’s a little TOO good out of the starting gate. The team is gelled too perfectly. Bull steers the ship too unerringly. The pieces of the cases fall into place too well.

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The Punishments Fit the Crimes in Lucifer “Sin-Eater”

With the introduction of Lucifer’s mother this season, the crime procedural aspect of the show, and therefore Detective Decker’s plot line, has understandably taken a backseat so far. With “Sin-Eater”, the search for a serial murderer is very much front and centre, with the episode opening with a victim begging […]

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Mom’s the Word, Lucifer “Liar, Liar, Slutty Dress on Fire”

After a week off for the presidential debate, we return to our regularly scheduled devil and his recently (and repeatedly) reincarnated mother. Lucifer maintains its killer pace with its second episode. “Liar, Liar…” opens by showing us, in quick succession, the series of recently deceased bodies the Goddess of All Creation […]

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Bull is the Messenger, Not the Misogynist, in “The Woman in 8D”

Plane crashes are a horrifying part of modern day life. What may be even more horrifying is realizing that the first people called after a plane crash are the lawyers. Second call? Dr. Jason Bull, of course. Like the premiere, this episode begins with various people on the street weighing […]