The thing about SHIELD

I want to like SHIELD, for a number of different reasons. I really do. I think a lot of people want to like it and just… don’t. Or at least not enough.

If you think about it, it should be great. I mean, it’s Joss! Not really but at some level he was in . . . → more

Joss vs JJ

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 . . . → more

best tv of 2010

Legend of the Seeker

It’s my favorite post of the year! It feels a bit different this year, because I pretty much watched everything on hulu. So, no show had a place in my week or a home on my tv. It was all . . . → more

the best tv of 2009

Dollhouse - Man on the Street | Eliza Dushku | Tahmoh Penikett

I’ve acquiesced to the fact that this is more “tv I loved in 2009” than actually “the best tv of 2009”. But what critic’s list isn’t? You never read, “I hated this show, but damn was it well . . . → more

Joss and demons and honesty and war

For reasons that aren’t worth going into I read a quote from Ayn Rand last week. It was part of her HUAC testimony before Congress in 1947 regarding the film Song of Russia. Made during World War II, . . . → more

        

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