I re-watched Morning Glory last night; I love that movie, and I’m trying to understand why it never got any traction in theaters in spite of a sterling cast and a solid concept. My conclusion: Snotty critics who disapprove of the genre (lightweight comedy) and truly bad marketing. I’m annoyed.
Netflix’s The Defenders dropped on Friday morning, and I considered dropping it Friday night. Why? It’s an eight-episode story, and at the end of the third episode, the four protagonists finally met. Everything up till then? Exposition and back story. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh. Continue reading