Film

Movie Sequels: Less is More

During the Golden Age of cinema, movies were a big deal. They were such a big deal that theaters turned one film into a full-day experience by showing a film reel, a cartoon, and (usually) a second film (often call ...
Thoughts

From Big Screen to Small Screen – The Answer To ...

Creativity and originality in film and television are going extinct. This is particularly evident in film. Take a look at the films either currently out or that have been released in this calendar year and take note of how many ...
Thoughts

Cutting The Cord: Is TV On Life Support?

The current age we live in is collectively called “The Digital Age.” As the name implies, people are doing away with old ways of technology for newer, digital techniques. This also includes television. It’s getting harder and harder to actually ...
Thoughts

Late Night All Day: The New Golden Age of Late-Night

Late-night TV is at an all-time high when it comes to publicity and recognition. Most of this can be attributed to online videos that show parts of an episode, bonus footage, or web exclusive content. Using this avenue, hosts can ...
Film

Expanding Universes: Merging TV and Film

A good story knows no bounds. For years this wasn’t true — for a variety of reasons. With technology growing and making things easier and more feasible, stories have gradually become boundless. Yet, for decades, stories have been confined to ...
Thoughts

Nielsen Needs to Go

Many shows in the last few years have grappled with possible cancellation because the Nielsen ratings were so low. Yet, some of these same shows ended up being huge online. Take a look at The Office. I don’t know of ...