Tag: TV Show

The art of adaptation: What the most popular comic book shows tell us about what viewers want

Any screenwriter will tell you that adaptation represents one of the most complex conundrums in the filmmaking process: how does one bring a character from page to screen while maintaining the essence of the story? Some shows do remarkably well, while others can’t seem to find the proper balance.   IGN recently polled viewers asking… Read More

TV Series Recommendation: Arrested Development

There may be no such thing as the perfect TV comedy, but “Arrested Development” is probably the closest thing to it. In terms of the cast, writing, direction, and production, it truly has no equal.   Starring such talent as Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, and Will Arnett, “Arrested Development” follows the Bluths, an extremely dysfunctional, once-wealthy family who… Read More

TV Series Recommendation: Trailer Park Boys

“Trailer Park Boys” is stupid. The characters are stupid, the situations are stupid, the premise even sounds inherently stupid, but there’s a charm and cleverness to the stupidity that makes the show one of the funniest ever put on air.   “Trailer Park Boys” follows Julian, Ricky, and Bubbles — three serial petty-criminals who live in a trailer… Read More