Tag Archives: TV

Invisible Disabilities on TV: Why Can’t They Get It Right?

Almost every TV show has at least one episode with a character who has a condition like Asthma, Diabetes, Asperger’s, etc. Nowadays, there are even entire TV series with leading characters who have so-called invisible disabilities, but how many of … Continue reading

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Alternative Endings: How Five of Our Favorite Shows Should Have Ended

There are lots of articles out now about the alternate endings showrunners planned for various shows, and people argue over which would have been better. But in the case of a few shows, I don’t agree with any of them. … Continue reading

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Top 20 Christmas Movies, Other Than Versions of A Christmas Carol

A couple of years ago, I gave you readers my Top 5 Versions of A Christmas Carol. This year, I’m doing a list of the top 20 other stories made and remade into Christmas movies for you to watch in … Continue reading

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Does Film School Make You Watch More or Less Movies?

One of the funnier aspects of being in a real bonafide film school now is that all of the teachers continuously prod students to watch more TV and movies. This is hilarious to me because I accustomed to watching hours … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini Review: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955-1960)

Story: A TV show about Robin Hood and his men of Sherwood. Review: This is a great show for a number of reasons. Firstly, it has a lot of obscure, yet interesting, historical information in it like archaic laws and … Continue reading

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Where’s All the Good TV Gone?

The Situation With the preponderance of “reality” shows, game shows, and just poorly written primetime soap operas masquerading as sit-coms and ‘dramas,’ it’s getting increasingly difficult to find more than a couple of shows worth watching. Even I (who used … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini-Review: Avalon High (2010)

I’m going to break with precedent here and forgo the screen grab because the phrase “Da Mouse is litigious” has been ground into my subconscious. Story: A girl with King Arthur scholars for parents finds herself attending a conveniently named … Continue reading

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The Spontaneous Precipitation of Fairy Tale Rip offs

At first the sudden appearance TV shows like Grimm and Once Upon a Time seemed fallout from the not one but two movies about Snow White made in the last year or so. But that was only the beginning. Now … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini-Review: Diagnosis Murder (1993-2001 + some TV movies)

Story: A doctor solves mysteries with the help of his son (a policeman) and usually two other doctors, a female coroner and a male surgeon/intern. Review: This was one of my favorite shows when I was a kid. In bumbling … Continue reading

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Is There a Stereotype for TV Medical Examiners?

A little while ago, I just happened to find myself watching a few episodes of various shows about people who examine the dead and solve crimes; namely Quincy M.E, Crossing Jordan, Dexter, and Bones. In doing so, however, I noticed … Continue reading

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