Diablog: March Sinner’s Roundup

Rasha: As a short aside, I noticed that Michael Che of SNL’s Weekend Update shares my dim opinion of Boston. Gemma: There are many who do. Soon we should finish our somonka about Blindspot. R: I have not seen any more Blindspot, but I could tanka from what I watched months ago. G: That’s all […]

Somonka Review: Blindspot

Gemma: Turns out I’ll watch any- thing with Kalinda in WITSEC. Still, I long for subtext, for subtleties in evil conspirators. Rasha: What is plot, really? Screaming actors asking for someone to listen? Seems it’s a naked woman covered in money tattoos. Tries to be twisty Heroine is a traitor? Traitors are good guys? We’ve […]

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 […]

Diablog: September Sinner’s Roundup

Gemma: Well, welcome back from our SCC-hiatus! Rasha: Welcome back from summer staycation! G: I believe that was your staycation. I did not stay anywhere. But welcome indeed! R: That is true. We’re going to do something a bit different today, that will probably become a monthly feature, a sort of grab-bag of: what we’ve […]

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 […]