Apr 042011
 
Bargaining to Grave

My evening got derailed in a myriad of ways, but none probably quite so interesting as this extensive and fascinating episode-by-episode deconstruction of Buffy and depression in Season 6. As anyone who’s been reading my stuff for any length of time can attest, I do so love me some deep thinky analysis, and Buffy is a particularly favoured subject. I’ve done a hell of a lot of thinking and writing about S6 myself, but oddly […]

May 272010
 
LOST: Final Thoughts.

I gave myself a day to ponder on the show as a totality, as the sum of all its parts which I’ve picked on and needled and enjoyed and appreciated and hated and dogged and questioned quite extensively for the past six weeks. Here’s my final conclusion: It just wasn’t a good story. It had its moments, absolutely. Stripping it down to the bone, Jack had a fully realized and ultimately satisfying character arc. He […]