Sick and Tired of all the Violence
Maybe it’s just this election cycle, with the leading Republican earning supporters by promoting hate, but I am sick and tired of television plots about nothing but killing. This week’s episodes of The Walking Dead and Quantico are good examples and feature characters who may be getting sick and tired of it all, too.
Brain Dump: The Women of the New Fall TV Series
A brain dump is a series of short thoughts on a variety of subjects. Today’s topic is the women of the new TV series for fall 2015. Supergirl I’m happy to see a short hair cut on Chyler Leigh in Supergirl. The trend toward super long hair like Melissa Benoist is wearing in the show […]
Is the Badass Female Only the Female with a Gun?
I love the badass characters. I enjoy the badass female leads in Quantico and Blindspot, to name a couple of examples from this fall’s TV season. But I wish the badass qualities I love didn’t have to involve guns and violence. Is the standard audition practice these days to ask a woman to draw a […]
Two New Female Lead Dramas for Fall: Quantico and Blindspot
Quantico and Blindspot are two new dramas for fall. Both feature leading women who are smart and capable. Both are connected to the FBI. Quantico is on ABC. Blindspot is on NBC. Here’s a mini review of both based on the early episodes.
Quantico: The First 8 Minutes Offers a Look at Priyanka Chopra, an Exciting New Star
I’ve been ready to watch Quantico from the first preview because of the interesting lead actress, Priyanka Chopra, playing Alex Parrish. Now that ABC released a teaser showing the first 8 minutes, I’m even more sure I’m going to love this show. It’s about a class of recruits heading for the FBI Academy to learn to […]
Trailers for New TV Series with Women Leads
There are a number of TV shows being announced now. Some star women in leading roles, some have more than one woman out in front, and some even boast women of a color other than white. Let’s have a look at them. Supergirl Supergirl begins this fall on CBS. We’ve been given a rather lengthy […]