Miscellany

The Problem with Modern Television

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I’ve watched the first few episodes of the remake of V (Not for Vendetta! V, a different sci-fi show.) showing on ABC. I don’t think I will be watching any more. This is not because it’s bad. On the contrary, I think they’ve done an excellent job of updating the story to account for today’s sociopolitical atmosphere and adapting the storytelling to the standards of modern television.

Unfortunately, the standards of modern television don’t work for V.

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