Deadline where he spoke about the star "firings" and blamed the media for blowing it out of proportion and the stars themselves for ruining the chances of a future spin-off. He literally used the "take this ball and go home" excuse. In a later interview with Deadline, he also admits to being a bit of a jerk, but one who immediately shows remorse after being a jerk. Right. For reference, I still don't take anything he says seriously. Neither should you.
At Comic-Con last weekend, Glee executive producer Brad Falchuk made waves by announcing Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith were not leaving the show at the end of season three, despite the fact their characters will still graduate. "I don't know where that reporter got that information," he said about the two-week old THR story which claimed the trio was finished. "Just because they're graduating doesn't mean they're leaving the show."
Here's where that reporter got the information: Ryan Murphy.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Sunday, July 24, 2011
In the annals of Marvel burritos, Captain America: The First Avenger is one of the better ones. Which isn't saying all that much, of course — eating a good meal at Qdoba is still impeded by the fact that it's occurring at Qdoba — but there is a throwback joy to much of the first hour of Captain America that makes it work as well as anything Jon Favreau accomplished with Iron Man. Then there's the rest of the film, which is a mess of jingoistic montages, shoddy action scenes, and forced climaxes. Captain America is slightly better than Thor, and includes a very downcast (for a Marvel property) finale, but it's held back by the limitations of the genre, and Marvel itself. Thank goodness, then, for Chris Evans and Hayley Atwell, who do the movie version of falling on the ball.
Friday, July 22, 2011
six weeks since we've heard from Community creator Dan Harmon, a guy for whom giving interviews is akin to paying rent. In his latest interview, Harmon chatted with Joe Adalian from Vulture about the third season of the show and what fans can expect. It's a pretty basic discussion — the kind of thing any number of showrunners do in the lead-up to their television series — but, once again, Harmon seems totally tone-deaf and/or willfully ignorant about his show and his own words. At this point, the question must be asked: is Dan Harmon's interview persona nothing more than an Andy Kaufman-esque stunt?
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Sunday, July 3, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon is awesome.