DIG IN, WACO SETS UP ITS STALL:

IT TAKES A HELL OF A STORYTELLER…

The problem with historical dramas like Paramount Network’s Waco is you already know what’s going to happen – The Titanic will surely sink taking sprout-faced Leonardo DiCaprio with it and Apollo 13’s astronauts will, malheureusement, survive. Therefore, it is vital to find an intriguing aspect of the story that hasn’t been told before. 

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DAMNATION SEASON 1:

SHOWS EXACTLY HOW TO BUILD YOUR TV WORLD

After the pilot episode aired in November, I laid out my hopes that Damnation would be the spiritual successor to Deadwood. Though its execution didn’t live up to the promise of the pilot, Tony Tost’s tale of a preacher and his strikebreaker brother remains a blueprint for any budding writers on how to set out your characters and themes.

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WHY BETTER CALL SAUL IS THE ANTITHESIS OF AMERICA

Better Call Saul returned to our screens Monday night and the season three opener, continuing the story of loveable rogue Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk), his loathsome, elder golden-boy brother, Chuck (Michael McKean) et al where we left off, made a welcome, relaxed and...

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