I love Breaking Bad. I mean, I love it the way meth-heads love crank or bad writers love opening with obvious analogies made by thousands of others over the last 4 years. And it starts up again in about 2 weeks (2 weeks!), so I’ve been thinking about it a lot lately and watching some … Continue reading
I should preface this by saying I don’t know anything about the new showrunners/writers of Community. They could be lovely, brilliant people, but it won’t change that they are being set up to fail. Fans of Community, still high on the news that the low-rated cult hit would be getting a (shortened) 4th season, … Continue reading
So now that The Avengers has set up Phase 2 of the Marvel movieverse, what say we geek out and look at some of the places the sequels could go? We already know a fair amount of what’s coming next. And I am very stoked to see Shane Black’s Iron Man 3, because he and … Continue reading
Part 1 Part 2 I already did two Avengers blogs focusing on how Whedon balanced the character motivations and development in the script, which I should mention also has a story credit to Zak Penn. I’m sure at some point I’ve given credit to Whedon for an idea that was actually Penn’s, but I’m just … Continue reading
Part One Possibly the most important decision to be made in bringing The Avengers to the screen was choosing a villain. It needed to be somebody BIG. Someone powerful enough that the Hulk and Iron Man together couldn’t hope to take them out. Imposing enough to demand that all these characters set aside their differences … Continue reading
The Avengers is out, and by now everyone knows it’s awesome. Writer/director Joss Whedon has been getting a lot of credit for that, but he’s also such a divisive figure among movie geeks that I think some people who are not fans of his prior work are already starting to underestimate his contribution, and that, … Continue reading
I invited a couple of Mass Effect fans to reflect on our initial playthroughs of Mass Effect 3 together in real time, to be posted in a couple three installments. We invite you to come and revel in our luminous insights and trenchant bon mots! Marvel at our many euphemisms for space genitalia! Watch me … Continue reading
I invited a couple of Mass Effect fans to reflect on our initial playthroughs of Mass Effect 3.
Marvel at our many euphemisms for space genitalia!
We invite you to come and revel in our luminous insights.