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“Proportionality Of Genre” Carlton Cuse & Meredith Averill Define ‘Locke And Key’

“Proportionality Of Genre” Carlton Cuse & Meredith Averill Define ‘Locke And Key’

[some spoilers are included in this article] Is Netflix’s new series Locke And Key a horror? Is it a fantasy? Perhaps even a teen, coming of age drama? Maybe a splash of spine-tingling horror? The correct answer is number two. Sort of. The other answers are also correct according to Locke And Key showrunners Carlton Cuse (Lost, […]

 Jim

“Characters Should Be Understandable In Their Vulnerabilities” Raphael Bob-Waksberg On ‘Bojack Horseman’

“Characters Should Be Understandable In Their Vulnerabilities” Raphael Bob-Waksberg On ‘Bojack Horseman’

Talking animals have been seen in films and TV shows for decades. There was even a show about a talking horse called Mister Ed that ran from 1961 – 1966. Fortunately, Ed was nowhere near as glib, melancholic, or self-destructive as Bojack Horseman, the washed-up former Hollywood star of the canceled TV show Horsing Around. We spoke […]

 Jeff York

Martin Scorsese Meditates on Age and Regret in “The Irishman”

Martin Scorsese Meditates on Age and Regret in “The Irishman”

Much has been made about the technology director Martin Scorsese used in The Irishman to de-age stars Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino. Indeed, it is a marvel, if not a distraction at first, to see the decades digitally erased off of the stars, but it actually helps the idea of the film […]

 Brock Swinson

“Generate Character, Not Plot” Showrunner Aron Eli Coleite On ‘Daybreak’

“Generate Character, Not Plot” Showrunner Aron Eli Coleite On ‘Daybreak’

Aron Eli Coleite describes himself as a “classic nerd.” Since the age of 11, he’s been going to the comic book store each week when new issues come out, and he grew up digesting comics, film, and television. “I knew it was what I wanted to do. My parents did a good job raising me […]

 Jim

“All Good Comedy Has One Foot Grounded In Reality” Timothy Greenberg Talks ‘Living With Yourself’

“All Good Comedy Has One Foot Grounded In Reality” Timothy Greenberg Talks ‘Living With Yourself’

Body sharing and split personality films and TV shows have been around for many years. Here’s a new spin on this premise. What if the “New You” was at odds with the “Old You?” Television writer Timothy Greenberg has done just that in his new Netflix comedy TV series called Living With Yourself. He sat […]