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2 items from 2015

Sometimes They Come Back: In Defense of the TV Revival

13 May 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Admit it. A little part of your soul died when you heard Netflix greenlit a 13-episode revival of Full House. Sure, it was all fun, flannel, and Doc Martens when Showtime announced they were bringing back Twin Peaks and Fox agreed to re-open The X-Files. But then Coach got inexplicably thrown back in the game, and Full House was resuscitated as Fuller House, and suddenly you were side-eyeing your television, afraid it was about to morph from a sleek wide-screen into a clunky 1990s Crt.

But don’t despair. Fuller House isn’t a sign TV’s current “golden age” has ended; it’s actually a sign that it’s still thriving. There is such a surplus of good, original television content available from so many sources that it’s nearly impossible for productions to get noticed. It’s understandable that networks are tempted by known commodities that can generate instant buzz. »

- A.R. Wilson

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8 Most Ridiculous Stephen King Adaptations Of All Time

12 March 2015 10:03 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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With sales in excess of 350 million copies, Stephen King is one of the bestselling authors of all time and has seen his work adapted for film, TV and stage more than any other, but to paraphrase a remark made by the man himself, you soon realise that if you don’t keep your sense of humour when it comes to adaptations of his work, you’re done for.

It’s apt that King, who once likened his own popularity to that of a Big Mac and large fries, should occasionally be brought to the screen by directors with the filmmaking instincts of Ronald McDonald. Instead of learning their craft, they just slap something together according to a formula and serve it up to a demographic too undemanding to complain.

Movies that mangle the source material, such as the needless Needful Things, or are simply cash-grabs (Sometimes They Come Back… »

- Ian Watson

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