Posts Tagged ‘the prisoner’

Critical Mass: Why AMC’s Update of The Prisoner (Still, Mostly) Sucks

Wherein two dweebs whose fealty to the 1967 British spy-fi, allegori-stential cult TV series “The Prisoner” is of a Degree Absolute, yak through — er, discuss — our semi-digested reactions to AMC’s three-night, six-hour remake, the final installment of which aired last night. (Parts one and two of our discussion are here and here.) Spoilers [...]

Arts Morning Roundup: The Problem With TV Remakes…

Is that they all suck, apparently. Morning, y'all! Re TV: You got Chris Klimek and Glen Weldon gracefully dropping huge turds on the new Prisoner, and here's Bill O'Reilly meh-meh-mehing about how the script writers for the alien invasion show V are taking "potshots" at the Obama Administration. Incidentally, Klimek and Weldon are criticizing [...]

Critical Mass: Why AMC’s Update of The Prisoner Sucks

Wherein two dweebs whose fealty to the 1967 British spy-fi, allegori-stential cult TV series The Prisoner is of a Degree Absolute, yak through — er, discuss — our semi-digested reactions to AMC’s three-night, six-hour remake, the second installment of which aired last night. (You can find our thoughts on the first installment here.) We’ll be [...]

Critical Mass: Why AMC’s Update of The Prisoner Sucks (Or Doesn’t)

Wherein two dweebs whose fealty to the 1967 British spy-fi, allegori-stential cult TV series “The Prisoner” is of a Degree Absolute, yak through — er, discuss — our semi-digested reactions to AMC’s three-night, six-hour remake, the first installment of which aired last night.  We’ll be back here 24 and 48 hours from now to debrief [...]

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