David Hines (hradzka) wrote,
David Hines
hradzka

quick comments

I just rewatched SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES' "To the Lighthouse" and followed it up with "Adam Raised a Cain."

Short non-spoilery commentary: HOLY CRAP is this show getting good. Everything is really hitting its marks, and all the plot threads are coming together in a really effective way.

The scenario the show has set up is really quite terrific: on most shows that run season-long plots, you kind of know what to expect come season's end. Oh, yeah, that's when Buffy fights the Master. The shows tell you what's going to happen, then do it. What SCC's doing -- and this is really interesting, and it's very enjoyable as a viewer -- is that rather than leading to one expected climactic outcome at season's end, the show actually could do a bunch of different things at this point, *any of which would be dramatically satisfying.* It's not that I have no idea where they're going; it's that they have so many good ways they could go, and I'm not sure if they'll pick one I've been pondering or if they'll do something else that's good that I hadn't thought of. Because they could totally do that from here.

That's pretty cool.
Tags: scc
Subscribe

  • farewell, SCC

    So, SCC was cancelled. I think I speak for a lot of people when I say, "Bummer." It wasn't a great show. But it was starting to be really…

  • SCC season finale: some quick thoughts

    Very tense and effective; not as "holy shit!" as the previous episode, but really did a good job of building tension and then bringing the "WTF?" at…

  • SCC: "To the Lighthouse" and "Adam Raised a Cain"

    Yeah, been so busy with getting sick and writing fanfic that I haven't had a chance to write anything about my actual reactions to SCC's last couple…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for friends only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 5 comments