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Joss vs JJ

Joss vs JJ

Posted November 16, 2011 : Commentary

I should have written this blog a year ago.

Back then it was easy to delineate the merits of Joss Whedon and JJ Abrams as producers. Their body of work (and the behind the scenes stories of them) clearly showed characteristics of their

girl fight

girl fight

Posted May 12, 2010 : Commentary

I was watching Castle a couple of weeks ago, when Michael Trucco came on the scene and had a great fight with Beckett. That same week Chuck and Sarah got into a fight (not with each other) and Chuck said he couldn’t hit

the complicated reality of our frayed psyches

the complicated reality of our frayed psyches

Posted May 7, 2008 : Commentary

I can’t tell you when it first occurred to me. I think maybe someone pointed it out. But growing up I recognized that women in action films weren’t really genuine.

Now, having grown up and learned a thing or two, I can explain why. To the best of my

the best tv of 2007

the best tv of 2007

Posted January 6, 2008 : Annual Best TV List

I had a hard time coming up with 10 really good shows this year. Chuck almost made it because it’s funny and charming. It just isn’t quite on it’s feet yet, though it continues to improve.