Also: I loves me some MCU, but I’m getting a little flummoxed by the near-constant shifting of the narrative goalposts. I get that having a whole bunch of “escape routes” is great for maintaining the coherence of a shared universe, but since Captain Marvel, we’ve seen shapeshifting Skrulls, time-travel based… Read more
And fittingly, the thing Edge realizes he can use against Clark is the thing that sits at the heart of Superman & Lois as a series: Family.
The Last Jedi isn’t as good as Empire, but it at least tried to break out and actually move the stories like Empire did. Killing Snoke made Kylo the big bad and not some whiny, emo bitch (seriously, what is it with the Skywalker line and whiny guys?); and it made Rey her own thing not needing to be defined by a… Read more
Gahddammit thats what I wanted to say in the first place but messed it up. Character over plot. Always
“This episodic, open-ended style of entertainment is a hallmark of dramatic TV—but it’s also very Star Wars,” Kornhaber argues, while conceding that it remains to be seen just how long Disney can manage this without caving to fan service and unnecessary tie-ins (recent episodes suggest this unfortunate outcome… Read more
You might be taking him too seriously.
To be honest, I don’t want the feds in a rush to declare any group to be a terrorist organization. It pretty much always leads to black/brown, leftist and environmentalist groups in the crosshairs. I know this seems airtight, but nothing ever is when terrorism and the feds are concerned. Read more
Know this for sure: if the demographics and marketing told Rupert Murdoch that a pro-choice, pro-atheist, racial equality message was the most profitable to put on the air, the programming would change tomorrow, and in all likelihood, most of the on-air personalities would stay and sing from the new, more profitable… Read more