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Liking Skyfall for the wrong reasons

Posted on April 17, 2015 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

(Just to explain why I’m randomly talking about "Skyfall" in 2015, AV Club did their half-decade’s best list and I was just about to write this long thing in the comments and thought I’d put it here for once)


During some recent online discussion about “Skyfall,” I was forced to question whether I was liking it correctly. The gist of that discussion was that much of the plot regarding Silva made no logistical sense and he was yet another villain...

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You should be watching Hannibal this summer!

Posted on April 4, 2015 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

As I’ve heard it one of the things keeping people away from Bryan Fuller’s excellent “Hannibal” TV series (which will begin its third season June 4th on NBC) is Hannibal Lecter fatigue. In an attempt to lure in curious viewers I’m going to embrace the cliché here and say…this is Hannibal Lecter as you’ve never seen him before. For one thing, it’s a prequel that takes place in the time before he was incarcerated. Here Hannibal is still a res...

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The end of "Justified": Who leaves Harlan alive?

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)

So who leaves Harlan alive? Does “Justified’s unofficial theme song, rolled out at the close of the majority of seasons, apply to everyone on the series, just the main trio of Ava, Boyd and Raylan or has it just been there all along to taunt our questionable hero specifically, like his name on that prematurely purchased gravestone by his father’s house?

I already had one of my predictions blown to hell. I had been thinking perhaps Dewey “Four Kidneys...

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