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Television and Comics Now Share Same Crappy Writing Tendencies

June 12, 2010

Chuck has something of a niche audience, but performs rather well in the season DVD box set section of your favorite retailers. With that in mind, this season had a long and torturous road to the conclusion of the original 13 episode order. Soap opera tropes a plenty and episodes went by where you didn’t feel any of the main characters were going anywhere except for a centrifuge. (Round and round with vaguely unhappy endings set to some maudlin pop song.)

If the WGA Strike is over, but there’s nothing to watch, would you notice…

February 14, 2008

The writers are back at work, but the season is almost over. Do they all just work extra long on next season, or do they coast until the potential SAG strike is over? The only place anyone is really likely to notice is late night talk TV. Other than that, most of the shows I […]

Why Films Should Stick to Entertainment

November 1, 2007

The fall/winter season is here so that must mean all of the important dramas (otherwise known as Oscar bait) are at or coming to the multiplex’s. The only thing wrong with that is that the audience is not there with them. This year’s crop of “serious” films is heavy with political sermonizing. Sermons that might […]