Excellent use of Tall Skinny Papa as a character-building shorthand for Ruby, who (judging from the song choice) seems to be modeled after Rosetta Tharpe. Sister Rosetta started off as a child prodigy, playing guitar and singing religious songs before making a fairly brief attempt at more secular work driven by the…
Imagine my disappointment when Keene’s speech mirrored almost word for word what my college-educated friends told me this weekend; that they were suspicious of a show like Watchmen because whose agenda is it serving really? idk maybe the agenda of people trying to be more open and empathetic?
Regina King was a revelation for me, in this. I know she’s been in some other good things, it’s just mostly not stuff I’ve watched. Going through her IMDb history, the most recent thing I probably would’ve seen her in season 6 of 24, but I watched that a really long time ago, and I doubt she was given much to do. Read more
The journey was great. I was just a little disappointed by the ending. I know this is a very comic book guy thing to say and HBO’s Watchmen is a new story in a new medium and all that, but Dr. Manhattan being killed that easily (or at all, really) feels like a cheat. If you’re going to have a bunch of characters… Read more