It's easy to forget that Game of Thrones was a cultural phenomenon. After the disaster that was the eighth season, the love and acclaim the series had enjoyed for almost its entire runtime almost instantly evaporated. Nowadays, no one mentions how good the earlier seasons were. They focus exclusively on how bad it was in… Continue reading So I Finally Watched Game of Thrones (Season 1)
You know, I started watching this show because I was curious. Then I discovered that it's, quote, "based on characters by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg". In case you're new around here: Neil Gaiman is one of my favorite writers. So now I'm invested. It's been a hot minute since I watched a… Continue reading Lucifer (Season 1): The Devil Went Down to Los Angeles
A market can only get so packed. There are only so many consumers and they can only consume so much. Crank out too much too quickly and you might sacrifice quality or overwhelm your would-be customer. Do either of those and you increase the chances of them jumping ship. A primary example of this was… Continue reading The Streaming Service Oversaturation
I genuinely forgot that this one would be going up on my birthday. If I had remembered, I'd have written an article about how booze is used in movies. But it's too late now; I guess my rant about drunken romantic comedies will have to wait. Cooking is one of my favorite pass-times. I'm not… Continue reading Why I Love Cooking Shows
Remember these? People seem to forget these existed these days. They just kind of disappeared. Question is: are they right in doing so? Marvel's brief relationship with Netflix turned out to be an odd one. Sure, we got a bunch of R-rated adaptations of fitting characters. We even got a team-up show between them. But… Continue reading Revisiting the Marvel Netflix Shows: Were They Worthwhile?