millarworld.tv Comics Creators

Television News & Miscellany


#3740

#3741

#3742

Rosswell? We are running out of properties to revive


#3743

They announced Roswell ages ago.

That “immigration twist” bit makes my skin crawl.


#3744

Didn’t they announce a new Party of Five with a similar twist???

Edit: Yep.


#3745

They did.

And it really irks me because it was already an undercurrent in the original Roswell, except it was understated and actually developed. Going at it face-front is just…icky.


#3746

Exact wording too.


#3747

#3748

I hope they build a wall to keep those aliens out.

And make the aliens pay for it!


#3749

I hope they build a wall to keep those… uh… whatever those party of five are… out.

And make all five of them pay for it!


#3750

“Party of 5 too many anchor kids” is what we were looking for, sorry.

Try your luck next time on Wheel of Fortune.


#3751

#3752

Looking good-ish. Do we want a separate thread for the show?


#3753

I mean, it was a book. Feels like a seperate thread would be a good place to hold general franchise discussion for those fans.


#3754

It was indeed a book. A very good one at that.


#3755

I sense it will get enough attention to deserve one from this crowd.


#3756

I think that’s a good idea.


#3757

io9 gave it a much more lukewarm review, though they were also pretty fixated on the fact that Kovac’s an asian man in a white man’s body and seem to let it affect their enjoyment of the show.


#3758

Io9 has become an awful sack of shit compared to it’s glory days :grimacing:


#3759


Alan Sepinwall was mixed on it too:

Yet despite the leaden pacing and smugness of the whole thing, I could never get myself to quit Altered Carbon. I kept resolving to stop after the second episode, the fourth, etc., and there would always be some kind of carrot on a stick — a remarkable action sequence, an unexpected burst of humor from what’s largely a grimdark show, an intriguing new application of the body swapping concept, the leading man reminding me of why I began to think of The Killing as a Joel Kinnaman delivery system — that kept me going.