The Sopranos

SN: The simplicity of Good vs. Evil

file_611766_Sicario-Trailer-Emily-Blunt-Clouds-320SN: The simplicity of Good vs. Evil

The idea of good vs. evil is as old as time. It’s reflected in countless religions, myths, and art dating back thousands of years. I’ve seen several films, television shows, and played several video games that demonstrated that Good vs. Evil is too simplistic of a concept.

I had the pleasure of screening Denis Villeneuve’s “Sicario” a few days before its release, and it was tremendous. A beautiful film that reiterated the point that there is a fine line between good and evil. To say someone is inherently good or evil is to diminish what it is to be human. Humans are flawed, all of us with sporadic good and bad qualities.
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TV Gallery: The Sopranos

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TIME Magazine editor James Poniewozik wrote in 2007, “This mafia saga showed just how complex and involving TV storytelling could be, inspiring an explosion of ambitious dramas on cable and off.”

“The Sopranos” has had a significant impact on the shape of the narrative television, often being cited as one of the most influential artistic works of the 2000s. All of your favorite long-form serial television shows today exist with help in part from David Chase’s crime-saga: “The Sopranos.” (more…)

Top 20: Most Iconic Television Characters

andy_griffith_blog1Top 20: Most Iconic Television Characters

Television has been around for a long time, and we have seen some great television shows. From sitcoms, to dramas, to cartoons. But who are the most iconic characters? Who comes to mind when you think of great television personalities?

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TV Analysis: Is the Golden Age of Television ending?

lost_the_life_and_death_of_jeremy_benthamTV Analysis: Is the Golden Age of Television ending?

We see a lot of detective shows, cop shows, lawyer shows, all because this genre has succeeded in the past and continues to succeed. It is familiar. Television has had some of its greatest shows of all time in the last 20 years. They have called it the golden age of television, but with many critically-hit shows ending, is the golden age also coming to an end?

“Breaking Bad,” “Lost,” “30 Rock,” “West Wing,” are all a part of the golden age, alongside many other financial and critical successes. These shows captured audiences’ attention with their high-quality production. With so many hours of content, audiences became emotionally invested in the situations and the characters of each show. (more…)

Top 20: TV Shows of All Time

the-sopranos-hboGreatest TV Shows of All-Time

The Sopranos
Breaking Bad
M*A*S*H*
Lost
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Seinfeld
Battlestar Galactica
The Wire
The X-Files
The Simpsons

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