Moreover, the barrier to entry is getting lower and lower. Before, you'd need hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of equipment to shoot, edit, and print a film. These days, a talented editor in front of a reasonably-priced rig can take you places. Digital means you're no longer losing money on wasted film. » 12/01/14 8:57pm 12/01/14 8:57pm

Nobody's saying that George didn't contribute to making the original trilogy good. But it is a fact that without any sort of checks and balances — his ex-wife, his original editor — with nobody saying no to him, we get overloaded gunk like the special editions. » 11/30/14 11:55pm 11/30/14 11:55pm

Except that stylistically, nearly everything about the show's universe adopted a vaguely post-medieval, Central European look. The only anime that could possibly be more Germanic than this show is Fullmetal Alchemist, and only because the first anime eventually dumps the Elric brothers in Nazi Germany. » 11/20/14 1:09am 11/20/14 1:09am

Ok, am I the only one who thinks the CG work this episode has been just laughably bad? Just compare Girder's effects to say, Absorbing Man's on Agents of SHIELD. Hell, even previous episodes of this show are miles ahead in terms of their FX money shots. Barry's first supersonic punch is just ugh. It should've been as… » 11/19/14 1:23pm 11/19/14 1:23pm