Twin Peaks continues to influence almost everything on television more than 30 years later, from the technical to the creative, from Riverdale to Billions. How did a relatively obscure director, known for making almost incomprehensible films, come to dominate popular culture so thoroughly without the average person even knowing his name? In the Golden Era… Continue reading David Lynch: Peak TV should be paying the surrealist director royalties
Less than two weeks before the The Sopranos prequel hits theaters and HBO Max, check out a new YouTube video on a legendary story from Tony’s youth and the general theme of the old versus the young in the hit show. We all know the legend. A young Tony Soprano and Jackie Aprile robbed the… Continue reading The Sopranos: Will we see the Feech La Manna card game robbery in The Many Saints of Newark?
The best show in television history ends with an odd whimper rather than following through on the momentum of the series and making Tony pay for his many crimes, lapses in judgment, and other mistakes. Instead, he pulls a rabbit out of his hat at his weakest and David Chase tries the same on the… Continue reading The Sopranos final episode is a complete cop out as seven seasons culminate in a cheap trick
Check out a new YouTube video on the would-be Godfather of New Jersey, his strengths, weaknesses, and strained relationship with his nephew, Tony Soprano A quick examination of Junior Soprano and why he never had the makings of a Boss. In anticipation of The Sopranos prequel movie The Many Saints of Newark which is due… Continue reading Junior Soprano never had the makings of a varsity athlete