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Killer Revelations Haunt HBO’s Barry

When it comes to television shows, there are not many that make me think as deeply about life as Barry. There are so many subtleties that end up becoming full-blown revelations later on that I can’t help but tell everyone… Continue Reading →

Shorty’s Sentence: Second Season’s Strong

If the first season of Get Shorty on Epix was a slight detour from the original source material, then Season 2 is a straight-up exit from Elmore Leonard’s roadmap (that’s not a bad thing). And as the season finale wraps,… Continue Reading →

The Usual Suspects Return for Get Shorty’s Second Season

Per Matt The usual suspects get in (and out of) line for Season 2 of Get Shorty. “And What Have We Learned?”

Get Shorty Proves That Completing a Movie is Murder

Starting a feature film’s production, let alone completing one in Los Angeles is murder, as Miles Daly quickly finds out in the EPIX original series, Get Shorty.

Together, The Defenders Have Some of Their Strengths and Some of Their Weaknesses

The Defenders is Marvel’s Netflix-level answer to The Avengers. It’s your first chance to see the headliners of four separate Netflix series (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist) come together for the first time. Elements of all five previous entries (Daredevil has had two… Continue Reading →

EPIX Attempts to Get Shorty

Per Matt Back in 1994, Quentin Tarantino made a name for himself with the release of Pulp Fiction and John Travolta’s casting felt like an act of genius. But for Travolta’s comeback to be complete, he’d have to follow up… Continue Reading →

Batman: The Killing Joke — A Flawed Adaptation of the Dark Graphic Novel

What’s the opposite of ideal? What word represents the the most evil, dark-hearted, perverse version of a thing? What is the inverse of a paradigm?

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