‘Revenge’: Hustlers and Strippers and Reporters, Oh My

“Revenge” continues to outdo itself. In an hour we get a hookup, a breakup, a death, a resurrection, and a delightfully awful dinner party. This week’s episode, “Charade,” opens with Victoria (Madeline Stowe) putting on her make-up like a warrior preparing for battle.  Emily’s (Emily VanCamp) voiceover intones, “As Hamlet said to Ophelia, God has […]

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‘Castle’ Finale Shocker: Who Got Shot?

Film schools should use “Castle’s” third season finale “Knockout” as the example of the perfect season ender. It paid off a long-gestating mystery without tying everything up in a bow, gave Castle-Beckett shippers the words they wanted to hear, and ended on a huge cliffhanger. Add in Will Beall’s great dialogue, and Rob Bowman’s direction […]

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‘Castle’ Kiss Was Amazing, Awesome And Alluring

Monday night around 10:53PM, millions of “Castle” fans let out a collective cheer as Castle and Beckett finally kissed.   Not only was the kiss sexy and satisfying, it was part of one of the strongest episodes of the entire series.   There are few television writing tasks more daunting than advancing the relationship on a series […]

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