Tag Archives: Television

Why every good movie is a miracle, part two

WHAT TV IS DOING THAT THE MOVIES AREN’T In the last post, I talked about the inherent difficulties in creating original art in a medium as collaborative and expensive as film. Yet television, long considered a ‘wasteland’, is enjoying a … Continue reading

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Why I was wrong about Blu-Ray

For the past couple of years, I’ve been ranting to friends, co-workers, and confused strangers about why I couldn’t see any scenario where Blu-Ray was going to replace DVD as a format anytime soon.  Thankfully, this was in person, not … Continue reading

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Spinoffs, or when student surpasses teacher

  Spin-offs have a bad rap.  Even the name has a pejorative ring to it, conjuring up images of  creatively bankrupt execs shamelessly cashing-in on the goodwill of their audience.  But that’s only because we remember dreck like Joey, Joanie … Continue reading

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Edited for TV – or improved for TV?

Everyone that got caught up in the Snakes on a Plane ironic internet hype a few years ago and made the horrible mistake of paying hard-earned money to see it in theaters discovered a harsh truth: it’s incredibly hard to find, much … Continue reading

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