Posts Tagged ‘episode review’
  • Thoughts on the Terra Nova Pilot
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    Posted September 3rd, 2011 at 2:30 pm 1 Comment
    Terra Nova - the highly anticipated Fox series produced by Steven Spielberg - is set to debut on September 21st after having its premiere delayed from May in order to buy more time to work on visual effects. With those necessary effects making for a hefty budget for a television series, an intriguing concept and setting, and names like Spielberg behind it hopes are high. While the pilot showed a great deal of potential it did nothing to avoid annoyances and contrivances that would be difficu...
  • Thoughts on The Event Premiere
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    Posted September 21st, 2010 at 11:22 am 6 Comments
    NBC pushed The Event as "event" television, with a heavy marketing campaign and built intrigue around the premise of the show. That can sometimes backfire, as audiences may give it a shot but they are a fickle bunch. If the premiere didn't deliver immediately they could abandon the show. So is The Event more Lost (which solidified a fan base) or FlashForward (which audiences abandoned)? I came away satisfied with the pilot, it didn't blow me away but I got more of a Lost feel from it which ...