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Legion

Marvel Mutates Source Material Into a Gifted TV Series

When a television pilot introduces a new series with characters who are, “a couple of freaks, same as you,” I immediately perked up. The Gifted had my full attention. Maybe this wasn’t going to be the generic teeny bopper-outsiders soap opera… Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Misstep: The Inhumans

Last week, Marvel Television expanded its superhero roster with the release of Marvel’s Inhumans. The series premiere aired on Friday night, which is generally regarded as TV’s wasteland, where ratings go to die. So, why did Marvel adapt this family drama, which is… Continue Reading →

Legion and the History of Madness

What then is this fascination which now operates through the images of madness?   – Michel Foucault, “Madness and Civilization”

Legion is Mind-Alteringly Good

For the past 17 years or so, the Marvel brand has exploded onto both the big and small screen. Netflix and Disney have shared most of the MCU pie with The Avengers, The Defenders and everyone in between. But one… Continue Reading →

Back to Frank Black

Per Matt “In a world where evil has many faces, hope has just one: Frank Black.” For three years, Millennium pushed every boundary as a television series from 1996 to 1999. Hard to describe using only a few words, it… Continue Reading →

Remembering Chris Carter’s Millennium

Per Matt For almost a decade, Chris Carter made a name for himself by creating The X-Files. While the paranormal-themed drama transformed from a cult TV show into a pop-culture phenomenon, Carter was far less successful parlaying the viewers’ intrigue… Continue Reading →

Back to Frank Black Interview: Adam Chamberlain

Per Matt The year of 2015 is a monumental one for Ten Thirteen Productions. Thirteen years after The X-Files wrapped, a six-episode event series began production and will return to television in January. Chris Carter’s second series, Millennium, has also… Continue Reading →

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