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  1. I think Tamar seems like a strong, intelligent woman, and a proficient dancer. But she doesn't exude charisma that makes me compelled to vote for her. That said, she is totally getting the shit-edit of the season, and Val is a terrible, terrible, ,TERRIBLE partner for her.
  2. Woo sucked the first time. And is sucking harder this time around. YMMV, of course! :)
  3. I'm kind of hoping they bring in Mary Cherry (from "Popular"), and have HER be the killer.
  4. Was Pete Wentz always that hot? Or is it just me? Maybe it's the pink hair, or his enthusiasm and general enjoyment (many of the "Celebs" on this show seem to be full of sour-grapes lately.) But I was like "DAY-UMN"!
  5. Totally agree, and well-said, Caracas.. I think, in the hierarchy of Glee, the "NewKids1.0" (Ryder, Marley, Unique, etc.) get the shaft more than any of the other groups. I think their storylines were mostly recycled (except the catfishing storyline which A) was TERRIBLE, and B) Got no resolution), and the kids did their best, but the momentum was long gone by that point. (I confess to having a mad-crush on Blake Jenner. Because? SHoulders.) The "NewKids2.0" did serve to revitalize the show a bit, but by now the fractured fandom (and craptastic writing/story arcs) was just too far gone.
  6. Yes, in a Final Season (and they KNEW it was the final season; many shows don't have that luxury) they should have tied the "new kinds" stories in to the older ones. Maybe each week could have focused on an Alumi teaching something to the new kids (I mean, the show was allegedly "All About the Choir Room", right?). I don't get the focus on Sue in the final season. She hasn't been a driver of the story since Season 2, realistically, and the Sue-centric episodes seemed almost filler to me, when I'm more interested in the progression of the teens. (I think the new teen cast had potential tha
  7. I honestly think people will be surprised by his draw, and it's far too soon to tell what the ticket sales will be like in the end. And I don't think the producers would have cast Darren if there were any doubts about his ability to perform the role. JCM would probably frown on MAJOR changes to a play that has been around for so long. (Updating of some of the lyrics to be contemporary, I can totally see, but beyond that? I"m not sure.) Of the people who will remain "unscathed" by Glee (and maybe get a tad bit of forward momentum in their career), I think the "Big Three" are Chris Colfer
  8. For the record, while flattering, I’m not Darren’s publicist. (Ha Ha Ha.) I think that almost everyone on the show got stuck with crap writing throughout the series, since I posit that RIB never had a story arc for the series envisioned. Some actors manage to slightly elevate what they were given, others often floundered. And some people are decently competent actors, but truly shine when there is someone there to elevate their performances, even when let down by the writing. (Of course, judgements on acting are almost entirely subjective, so YMMV.) Using Darren as an example of some
  9. I actually don't blame Darren Criss for the debacle that befell Blaine and Klaine. While not the best actor on the show, I think Darren truly gave 100% any time he was on-screen, but was let down in many cases by terrible writing and plot-points [blatina, anyone?) Both he (and Lea Michele) have been consistently polite, upbeat and positive when talking about this crapfest of a show, even into this lackluster final season. I think Darren will continue to have a thriving career (Starkids alone guarantees that!) post-Glee, and I'm still looking forward to following his stuff in the futu
  10. UGH! This shitty, shitty show! This show continues to circle the drain, with little to no redeeming values. I'm not sure I could tell you a single specific thing that happened in this episode. WHY have us attempt to invest in new characters only to give them virtually no screen time? I could actually see myslef be interested in most of the new students.(Let each of them have a group number, at least, if not a solo!!) I'm so not invested in Rachel anymore; after torpedoeing her own career, she doesn't deserve to have a dozen people (half of whom DON'T EVEN KNOW HER!) paving her tr
  11. Agreed, Bastet. I picked up the complete series for cheap, and have just finished the complete run-through. And certain things do absolutely stand-out. They totally pulled a Peter Griffin on Mark. He went from being an outside/bad-ass guy you kinda want to root for, to a laughing-stock in really short-order. (And it makes me miss Glenn Quinn that much more, knowing what happened to him.) Even though Bev goes into AA, her family still lets her drink consistently without saying anything about it, even to the point of encouraging it?! Really? I realized that I kinda like Sarah Chalke in
  12. I don't get that impression from what we saw on-screen. I mean, MAYBE subconcsiously that's a part of it, but I'm thinking that's way too subtle a motivation for RIB to use a character on Glee. I think they tried their best to sell Blaine/Karofsky as a couple (the writing seemed pretty straightfoward in a "They met, They grew to like each, and now they're dating" kinda way.), but the poor writing coupled with the visible lack of chemsitry betweeen the two made people skeptical. (And I like both Max Ader and Darren Criss as actors, for the most part!!) Of course, Murphy's obession with th
  13. I have mixed feelings about the premiere, I liked it depsite myself; it was kinda all over the place, tone-and-style-wise. I liked the intro of the new students (Roderick, the twins and Jane [and even "Post-Modern Gay"] are all potentially excellent additions to the cast. BUT, it just makes me mad that the last batch of "New Students" is unjustly maligned; they all tried their best but were saddled with recycled plotlines and pigeon-holed into archetypes that did them no favors. (I really miss Blake Jenner and his shoulders....) I'm gald they attempting to "retro-fit" Rachel; aft
  14. I didn't forget Pools of Darkness. I choose to pretend that it didn't exist. (Ha Ha.) The SSI games didn't dumb downt heir combats either, which I liked. You were reliant on you postiioning your characters correctly, and knowing the best spell to cast in any situation (like wehn to use "Fireball" vs "Lightning Bolt". But as a longtime Realms fan, the coolest part was interacting with the signature characters and exploring singnature places. And to think.. This was all pre-Drizzt, if I recall correctly!!
  15. I agree this episode was a tad on the preachy side, but it also holds up shockingly well (as does DS9 as a whole.) And Avery Brooks really lends some crdibility to ANY episode he is in. (And I"ll once again recommend the "Captain Sisko yells at everyone" video montage you can find on YOuTube or any other video site.) While TNG and Voyager seem dated now for me (TNG has a few episdoes that stand the test of time, there were MORE than a few throw-away clunker episdoes), DS9 really still seems relevant and modern still (perhaps even more so now than when they first aired!
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