Scarface, The Twilight Zone and Blade Runner -Again
Remakes are nothing new in Hollywood but when it comes to your favorite movies, you often hope there will be ‘nothing new’, at all. In Scarface: first and second impact, I explained how some movies inspired my creativity and made me write my first short stories; Scarface is definitely one of these great movies that changed my life. In Lost, ... More
Lost, Battlestar Galactica, Nip/Tuck, House M.D… Addicted!
More than a year ago, in April 2007 (time flies!), I wrote a post about Dexter and The Shield and the fact that bad characters behavior can make good (even great) shows. Action-drama, science fiction, comedy-drama (dramedy), medical-drama, situation comedy, police-drama; television series cover many topics with as many different approaches. I am always ... More
Dexter and The Shield: bad is good
It’s always a challenge for a writer to make the readers like a character they would hate in real life. Some time ago I watched two TV shows: Dexter and The Shield and I have to admit I wasn’t really interested to at first. Dexter (starring Michael C. Hall) is a serial killer but he’s not so bad after all, he only kills criminals. In The Shield, Vic ... More