What better way to capitalize on the nostalgia of 90s kids than by resurrecting Legends of the Hidden Temple as a comic book?
The supposedly dead parents of a fictional orphan don’t always have to be revealed as key players in a supernatural conspiracy.
How Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. observes and deconstructs the crime drama trope of pairing a smart-ass man-child with an emotionally distant female.
The ‘cocky, reckless guy with special skills teams up with tough, straight-laced-yet-badass gal’ formula is skewed just enough to pique my interest.
After a mediocre “gas leak year,” Community creator Dan Harmon takes us back to school, and it is glorious.
Last night’s episode of Grimm featured an interesting story – one I’ve been writing, off and on, since 2008.
We’ve got manic MMA Sherlock. We’ve got Sherlock-in-America with gender-bent Watson and Moriarty. We’ve got a modern day Sherlock obsessed with texting who recently dumped his boyfriend by faking suicide. You could even argue we have a time-traveling Sherlock whose Moriarty is headless and rides a horse. Now that we have actual permission to play with the characters as much as we like, what else should we do with the consulting detective and his long-suffering partner?
When dealing with things straight out of myth, folklore, and legends, it’s important to have a bookworm or two on your side.
With ‘Broadchurch: America’ on the horizon, we can probably expect more innocent British dramas to be dragged across the ocean for incomplete makeovers.
While I tend to fall for high-concept shows, a lot of the shows that I came to love later in their lives had less than stellar pilots.