Diablog: The Fall, Series 3

  Rasha: Ok, was it me or was this a more directly violent and relentless arc than the previous 2 series of The Fall? Gemma: Huh. I felt almost the opposite. I didn’t find it as taut as the other seasons, although it certainly had its moments. Maybe the violence stood out more because it […]

Character Study: Political Animals on Scandal, House of Cards, & The Good Wife, Part II

Read Part I here. Gemma: So we were going to talk Political Animal Origin Stories, yes? Rasha: Yes, though it did also occur to me earlier this week to wonder which of our Political Animals would win if they were pitted against each other in a three-way election. G: Ooh, let’s start there! R: I […]

Diablog: The Fall, Series 1 & 2

Gemma: My mother, who just started watching The Fall, mentioned being frustrated by how not-notably-clever Spector seems, and I found myself responding that that was the point. Rasha: Yeah. The portrayal of Spector as the bad guy is such a departure from most other CSI/SVU interpretations of Monstrous Predators. G: And from the other long-developing […]