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CELEBRATING ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM
It could have tackled serious issues through comedy, but the writing is far less intelligent and subtle.
Produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Funny or Die, and featuring an all-star comedic cast, 'No Activity' seemed destined to be a slam dunk. However, the shows title concisely states the show’s biggest flaw: there is no activity.
At a time when the world is desperate for heroes, the gun-wielding, villainous rage of Frank Castle just isn’t going to cut it.
The experimental structure leaves room for a multitude of twists and turns, and the expert acting brings characters normally left in the shadows to the forefront of their narratives.
The medical drama has passed its expiration date. There are too many subplots, unrealistic health concerns and overplay of sexual promiscuity. The theatrics are laughable and very predictable.
“Shameless” is well-aware of the trends and tirades of 2017, it’s just not ready to tackle them head-on quite yet.
Much like realist art, 'SMILF' doesn’t idealize or smooth over any of the rough edges of being a single mom.
With some added flair and a few trimmed scenes, “Damnation” could truly cement itself as the network alternative to “Westworld.”
While it’s built around an intriguing idea, 'Discovery TRVLR' is doomed by its lack of depth, which ultimately prevents it from developing momentum.
Viewers are afforded the opportunity to see exactly what happens in relationships in which power (money) is at the front of every decision — sugar-babying.