The Value of Archetypes

(In which I rant about storytelling, immature art and editing. If this isn't interesting, then skip it because I won't be mad) SPOILERS BELOW FOR LOTS OF SHOWS AND MOVIES. Anyone else feeling vaguely dissatisfied with the state of big entertainment? A vague sense of betrayal and frustration? Now, this goes into the weeds a … Continue reading The Value of Archetypes

Silence, I’m Watching Television

Here's some thoughts about what I've been watching: Goliath, Amazon Prime. Two seasons with Billy Bob Thornton in a show created by David E Kelley. The latter created Ally MacBeal and Boston Legal, which were crisp, entertaining and arch legal dramas. Here the combination of the two talents has led to sixteen episodes of a … Continue reading Silence, I’m Watching Television

2016: BOOKS, TV AND MOVIES

BOOK OF 2016: I read a lot, and of the books I've read that have been released this year, there are two that I felt warranted particular mention. THE FIREMAN by JOE HILL. I have this on audiobook and on the Kindle. Joe Hill has been a writer whose work I will always gravitate towards. … Continue reading 2016: BOOKS, TV AND MOVIES

Deadpool

Synopsis: Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative who now works as a mercenary. His world comes crashing down when the evil Ajax (Ed Skrein) tortures, disfigures and transforms him into Deadpool. The rogue experiment leaves Deadpool with accelerated healing powers and a twisted sense of humor. With help from mutant allies … Continue reading Deadpool