Walter Bishop, Fringe. Starts out as one stereotype (sweetly whacked out eccentric genius), turns into another (Mad Scientist whose mad science-related douchebaggery included but was not limited to experimenting on children, trans-universal child abduction and pretty much being directly responsible for the… » 12/18/14 4:58pm Yesterday 4:58pm

I'll just take the win if Sif gets more to do in the next Thor film than moon after our hero when not otherwise engaged giving Jane stink-eye. Jamie Alexander could have locked herself in her trailer for the entire shoot, and I doubt anyone would have noticed — and that's a crime. » 12/18/14 2:05am Yesterday 2:05am

I'd be slightly inclined to promote Winter's Tale to the "honorable failure" list not because it's a good film (it isn't) but because in my not at all humble opinion Mark Helprin's novel genuinely is unfilmable. » 12/17/14 11:08am Wednesday 11:08am

This is why I'm warming up to the idea of Peter Jackson doing an episode of Doctor Who where he's told "This is the script, you are now contractually obliged to deliver an episode — ONE episode — that is no longer than 44 minutes by this date. You're not getting ten thousands extras, or months on location. You won't… » 12/17/14 10:51am Wednesday 10:51am

It gets to the point where you feel like saying "I'm doing the best I can. You told me to do it this way, so I did, and then you told me that was wrong, so I did it this other way, and now you tell me that's wrong too!"

» 12/17/14 1:07pm Wednesday 1:07pm

I seemed to have him kidnapped and killed for no good reason. He is not the first wizard whom Voldemort murdered because he knew too much (or too little), but he is the only one I feel guilty about, because it was all my fault.

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