If the point of these numbers is to allow us to get to know the characters in ways that mere spoken dialogue can’t provide, shouldn’t the vast majority of them have been performed by the show’s main cast?
The creepy homeless guy is henceforth referred to as “the schizophrenic”, because priests are such brilliant diagnosticians and there’s nothing offensive about referring to people by their illness because look at all those lepers in the Bible.
Join us for the first in a (hopefully) regular feature on the Agony Booth where we make snap judgments about the box office chances of upcoming movies based solely on watching the trailers, including Gone Girl on a Train, The Birth of a Nation, Jack Reacher 2, and more.
Time to check the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Demonic Disorders IV to see if lack of appetite is a symptom. It is!
It’s almost like the makers of this show were daring viewers to change the channel.
This week on Once, a sex-deprived Evil Queen hits on everyone from a newborn baby to herself. Also, the writers kill another sexy male guest star because, apparently, they hate me.
Previously on How to Get Away with Murder: Annalise opened up a pro-bono legal clinic because the university wants to keep her from teaching. You know, considering how badly she screwed up this year’s...
Our celebrity gossip team at Agony Booth has uncovered leaked emails between Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, and Jen’s new boytoy Justin Theroux on how to handle the spillover Brangelina media attention.
When the monsters inevitably show up in the end, you’ll realize that you’re not particularly invested in that long-neglected plotline and would rather Jacob keep getting into shenanigans with his new buddies than save the world.
Aaaand then a drum machine kicks in, and the dealers and bystanders all perform a rap song while the cops just smirk and shake their heads like perps breaking out into an impromptu musical number while being arrested is a totally normal thing. Such is the world of Cop Rock, producer Steven Bochco’s ill-fated 1990 attempt to fuse the police drama and musical genres.
Welcome to Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens, where killers get away with murder and not in a fun, twisty How to Get Away with Murder kind of way, but because everyone is so stupid and willfully obtuse that it makes you wonder how there’s not a Purge-type scenario happening 24/7.
But while I think there are many commonalities, it’s the differences that, to my mind, make Jaylah a far superior character to Rey. So, you may ask, what are these differences? Let’s compare, shall we?
Narcos is back with a different showrunner, one who seems to be trying to dismantle a lot of what came before—even stuff that worked.
RIP Frank’s Beard. Services will be held at the truck stop bathroom where the beard clippings now lay. In lieu of flowers, please bring a broom and dustpan.
Time to head off on new adventures, battle evil villains, make questionable fashion and hair choices, and egregiously bastardize even more increasingly obscure bedtime stories from your youth.
Welcome to Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens, where everything is extremely implausible in hopes of passing it off as comedy. It’s the annual Halloween party at Our Lady of Perpetual Suffering hospital in the year of 1985…
Need a little something extra to spice up Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice? Or perhaps you’d love to see some of the characters eaten by zombies after a bad experience in English Lit 101?…
It probably goes without saying that the most influential comic strip of our time is Charles Schulz’s Peanuts. While certainly not the first strip to appear in daily newspapers, Schulz made Charlie Brown, Snoopy…
It may not be one of the best film posters ever designed, but there’s no denying its eloquence: Surrounded by green leaves and thick roots, a severed human hand lies on the ground. In the grip of its bloody fingers, an iPhone displays Twitter’s latest trends: #JungleGate, #ACTnowUN, #SocialJusticeForAll, #NativeLivesMatter, and #IndigenousLivesMatter…
NBC only has three new shows debuting this fall. Will any of them succeed? The Agony Booth TV squad fearlessly forecasts the future.