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"Nosedive" - Black Mirror Episode Teleplay Analysis

For my first screenplay analysis, I’ll be breaking down the episode “Nosedive” from the third season of the Netflix show Black Mirror, teleplay by Michael Schur and Rashida Jones, based on a story by Charlie Brooker… 1,862 more words

Analysis

Serality + Theme: "Parks and Recreation"

I know, I know, where tf have I been?! Quitting👏my👏awful👏 job👏! It’s crazy how stressful situations can just suck the fun and creativity out of your spirit and what’s the point of working your butt off to be too tired to talk about your  1,585 more words

Television

Parks and Recreation Season 4, and jumping off cliffs.

“You and Leslie like to hold hands, and jump off of cliffs together, into the great unknown. You two have a good relationship. I don’t personally know what that’s like, but, I’m given to understand it means you’re going to land on your feet.” – Ron Swanson… 850 more words

Stuff I've Written That I Don't Hate (or, What You Should Probably Read Instead Of All That Other Rubbish)

'The Good Place' Tackles Tech and Spiritual Anxiety in the Modern Age

At the tail end of last year, showrunner Michael Schur released his follow up to Parks and Recreation: The Good Place. The Good Place follows the newly deceased Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) who winds up in a doctor’s office-esque waiting room in what she’ll soon learn is a version of Heaven. 1,230 more words

Movies & TV

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season 3)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 3 aimed for greater depth – and came off feeling a little more superficial instead.

“Think of something super cool to say when we arrest him.

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TV

Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Season 1 (2013)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine, season 1 (Fox, 2013).

Score: hilarious.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine follows everyday life in the 99th Precinct of Brooklyn. Main characters are Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), a childish but brilliant detective; Amy Santiago (Melissa Fumero), a perfectionist, insecure and sweet; Charles Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio), an adorkable foodie; black-leather clad tough-as-nails Rosa Diaz (Stephanie Beatriz); Terry Jeffords (Terry Crews), a scary-looking mama hen for his subordinates; and petty and narcissistic civil servant Gina Linetti (Chelsea Peretti). 253 more words

Comedy

'The Good Place' Is The Kind Of Show That Supposedly Doesn't Exist Anymore

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that the network sitcom is dead. The best comedies are found on cable, or HBO, or streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, and they don’t make you laugh; they make you laugh… 857 more words

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