Fringe has come to a conclusion, after five seasons on the air. It’s been a heck of a ride, and while I wouldn’t say it was perfect, I would certainly say it had more ups than downs. With the final episode airing last night, it’s time for me to take a look back at the series and how it evolved, and what I did and didn’t like. Obviously, there will be spoilers; if you haven’t seen the finale, go check your DVR and come back later. Continue reading
Fringe, one of the best shows that hardly anybody seems to be watching, just finished its fourth season. I didn’t start watching quite from the beginning — somehow it flew under my radar initially, as it apparently has with a lot of people — but I started watching about halfway through the first season, and I haven’t missed an episode since.
It’s a fun show, it’s always entertaining, and it’s pretty good science fiction, which is a rarity on for a network show. And it’s got some truly great acting, particularly from John Noble and Anna Torv. But this last season in particular, I can’t help but feel like it’s gotten just a little bit lost in itself… and I’m not just trying to pun on the fact that it shares J.J. Abrams as a creator with Lost. Continue reading
It’s just a few short hours until the year comes to an end, so — along with pretty much everybody else in the world of blogging — I thought I’d take a look back on the past year of entertainment and my blog. I’m picking my favorites and least favorites, but I’m not getting too fancy with any awards ceremonies or anything like that. You want that, check out Fogs’ Movie Reviews’ Major Awards. The man has put himself through some inhuman suffering to be able to review not just the best but also the worst of the year, and if someone sits through both Jack and Jill and Big Mommas, he deserves some reward for his pain.
Me, I’m just keeping it simple with this one post. A little talk about the blog, a little talk about movies and TV. Continue reading