I appreciate it when a show tries to view everyone with an open mind. Empathy is one of the keys to great storytelling, and fiction allows for that empathy to apply itself to sub-cultures even the most tolerant person would struggle with in real life. So, on a conceptual level, I appreciated House’s efforts to give Henry and his Real Doll Amy the benefit of the doubt. It makes dramatic sense, because it plays against our assumptions of the nature of such a relationship.
When New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn recently revealed her past struggle with an eating disorder and alcoholism, I imagined it must have taken a great deal of strength for a woman in her position to go public with he... Read Post
These reviews have always evaluated White Collar against itself. And like any show, USA’s hit caper serial goes through cycles of storytelling. Viewed as a whole, seasons can be put in context quicker and appreciated for their scope... Read Post