Tonal transition: Why House is having a creative resurgence in its seventh season

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In its seventh season, the general consensus on FOX’s House is that it is a series way past its prime, one that’s a shell of its former self and one that’s basically no longer interesting on a week-to-week basis. If you would have asked me, a long-time fan of the series, my opinion on House … Continue reading

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Musings on Glee

I didn’t recap Glee for WEEKEND Watchers for most of the season aside from posting a few thoughts on the first half’s strong finish just because I liked it so well, but I had a few things I wanted to say about “Laryngitis” after watching it this morning on Hulu.

The slow burn versus the really slow burn — Evaluating responses to the distribution of answers in Lost and Fringe

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For fans of serialized television, nothing is more important than answers. Though some might claim they love the characters or individual episodes, gun to head, most fans of Lost would probably say they’re watching because they want answers to the questions that have been posed. What I’ve noticed this season by watching two serialized programs … Continue reading