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S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« on: May 18, 2013, 02:41:08 PM »
« Last Edit: May 18, 2013, 02:43:35 PM by Murometz »
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Re: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2013, 12:35:17 PM »
I don't know.

I have the feeling this will be a chance for Marvel to dig into their archive of characters who really really need to be left in the archive.

I project one season, then it will be canceled due to high cost relative to its initially high but then falling off ratings


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Re: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2013, 09:21:07 PM »
It will be a fun romp, but given the FX budget... I can't see it lasting. 
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Re: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2013, 02:20:21 AM »
I am getting used to short runs of good shows. I will take what I can get!

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Re: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2013, 06:14:28 AM »
Whedon. That is all I need.

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Re: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2013, 03:55:37 PM »
Whedon. That is all I need.

As long as it isn't Will Whedon
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Re: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2013, 01:10:33 PM »
Now that we're well into it, would anyone care to offer a review?

Only saw the first episode, so I don't qualify  :)
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Re: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2013, 02:42:04 PM »
I only saw the first episode as well. It didn't really grab me. I'll probably wait and only watch more if I hear it gets better.

I didn't identify with the characters and the dialogue seemed forced, which is something I never thought I'd say about anything Joss did.
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Re: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2013, 10:38:26 PM »
I've been keeping up with the series, and while it is in no way bad, it just doesn't deliver. It's somewhere confused between Warehouse 13 dingus of the week and the X-Files with layers of intrigue, but lacking the characters of X-Files or the fun and camp of Warehouse 13. Considering the size and depth of the Marvel roster we get at best some 6th to 7th string 'supers' along with Coulson being Too Cool to do Much and a cast of characters that I still cannot the remember the name of.

Skye, she has the Whedon vibe, but instead of being strong and interesting, she is a hacker slash waffler. I don't like her as a person/character
There are the two eggheads and their names are unimportant because they are functionally siamese twins and you dont see them without them sharing spilling over each other's dialog.
Then there is tough guy
And there is Asian pilot lady/driver person.

I either dislike or don't care about any of the characters.

I want more, and I want to be interested in these people. They are boring, flat, and disinteresting 


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Re: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2013, 10:40:35 PM »
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There are the two eggheads and their names are unimportant because they are functionally siamese twins and you dont see them without them sharing spilling over each other's dialog.
Then there is tough guy
And there is Asian pilot lady/driver person.

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Re: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Whedon...Good?
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2013, 07:42:34 AM »
After having seen other stuff Whedon has done, like Dollhouse, Buffy, he can write better characters than this. It almost feels like his hands are being tied on the matter, like there are some execs or producers who want the show to good, but not too good because they think it might overshadow the films.



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