Joe and Barry's heartfelt scene stole the night. That of course speaks volumes because there is so much to like. I find their relationship to be one of the most fascinating. This detective who didn't owe this kid anything taking him and, raising him, and viewing him as the son he never had. As a person who typically finds family/deep friendship type relationships infinitely more interesting to watch, i love the "family feels". I've never got any other vibe other than stern father-figure from Joe and watching the pain in his eyes when Barry said he wasn't his father and the barely concealed tears when Barry pretty much called him Dad was everything warm, fuzzy, and good in the world. I hope Iris finds out about Barry soon. I loved the scene when he confessed his feelings. The special effects continue to be kind of amazing considering how easily it could become cheesy. Iris is delightful and Patton nails that "girl next door charm". I find her refreshing and relatable, and I hate that she's always being compared to Laurel Lance. To me, she already started off on the right foot, because she's actually likeable whereas laurel didn't even start off likeable, sweet, or charming, and arguably still isn't no matter how they try to rework her character. I look forward to her getting something meatier, but her scenes with Barry are just sweet. I think they play off of one another quite nicely and it'll only get stronger. I don't think Henry will ever get out of jail. In fact I don't think he'll be alive by the end of the season. I'm looking forward to them fleshing out the other characters. Everyone seems fairly solid but I'd love for them to delve into what makes everyone click, sooner rather than later. Grant Gustin is a treasure. I could watch him for ages.
Couldnt log in. You, I like. I don't have as much time as I'd like to read these reviews, so I've taken to perusing over the weekends, and I love and appreciate everything you say. You typically express everything I'm thinking but have all but given up on stating. And (and I as a woc HATE this compliment, as it's typically backhanded if you catch my drift) you state your opinions so articulately. So kudos. 👍
I wish I could say I'm surprised but I'm not. I thought she was delightful. I mean it's the first episode. What more can you want from her character? In the first episode. Iris as a character and Candace the actress has been catching flack before the pilot even aired and it's annoyed me beyond words. I've seen people already criticizing the character because she isn't like Felicity on Arrow,and already comparing her to Laurel Lance. Insipid and no compassion like where do you get that from 15 minutes worth of screen time at best already? I don't know her flinging herself at her bff the second he walked in after being unconscious for 9 months was so far from compassionate. I just, I'm desperately trying to understand why some, thankfully not all fans, have really taken to criticizing this character more than any of the others...and I'm not coming up with anyone...reasonable.
-Alcide's father and Sookie. They say the ultimate pain is a parent losing their child. Children are supposed to outlast their parents. Alcide was young and strong. He was trying to live a happy life. Settle down. That's rough. Hoyt didn't remember Jason and his mother was up there and meddlesome. Death wasn't surprising news.-I hated both,honestly. Eric needed the nourishment but that was cold. Although if she didn't notice the black veins she sucks at her job. I felt bad about ginger because she really was a smart cool person in the beginning. 20 years she dedicated to them. She loved them and probably wouldn't have taken credit anyway.She had vision. I see her in a new light.- Not really. I don't dislike Willa but things have gotten rough and I feel like she should focus on more important things. Maybe she'll become more relevant later on but I felt it was obvious that Eric cares for her. As he does with his family.-I hope it isn't over for Eric but it isn't looking good and clearly they have no qualms about killing people. I just hope they don't pull that half ass ish like with Tara. I Will never get over Terry having an entire episode around his funeral and Tara gets squat and potentially alcide too. He's sex on a throne. If he goes he should go out like a boss.- every scene with Eric and Sookie. Their chemistry has always been a highlight of the show. Her excitement when she reunited with him, the devastation when she realized he was infected,their convo and embrace in the study. That lingering glance in the end. Also eric and Pam's you still love me? Always bit.
Comment modified at July 29, 2014 08:59
I for the most part live for those moments when Eyal appears. He's easily my favorite recurring character and there is never enough of him. I, too, was disappointed that he only appeared in flashback and briefly. They didn't even have that easy, deep, but fun relationship with all the fun and cute bsbter. Perhaps because of the seriousness of the visit but that never stopped them before. Excluding the warm embrace and his overuse of neshama their interactions were stiff. I hated thst. It's my favorite pairing outside of her and auggie. I'd love to see Annie, joan, and McQuaid working together. That'd be interesting. I don't understand why Annie feels like this job is all she has to the point where she's jeopardizing her health.
Comment modified at July 29, 2014 09:00
What the previous three said. Donning my "Mckayla Maroney is NOT impressed face."
I've never been a jasmine fan. She has never been comfortable with the Bravermans being so close, so overbearing, so present all the time. They swallow you up in their Bravermaness. What we find endearing and awesome,she finds it overwhelming and annoying. It will always be something that will affect her relationship with Crosby. Throw in the fact that once you so much as break bread with a Braverman you're a Braverman and now her baby looks more Caucasian than biracial, she was having one of her losing her identity in the Braverman hoopla fits again, and taking it out on Crosby again. Hence the name thing as well. I look forward to seeing Crosby deal with his own infant and I loved the realistic issue of not immediately connecting with your own child. Parenthood always covers life in the best and most realistic of ways. A shame this show is so underrated.
So happy for amber and Ryan! They really are a great couple. Sara tends to forget that both her children are far more mature and put together than she was...and still is, honestly. Just because it was a mistake for her, it doesn't mean it'll be a mistake for them. I love Joel and I'm glad he's back out there and doing well. Definitely see where this is heading with a currently insecure and unhappy Julia though. I think if she tightens up her interview skills and channel a smarmy lawyer, she could get a job without worrying about her former boss. It's misdirection and knowing what to say and how to say it. Her work speaks for itself. Adam jumped the gun with hank. Hank and Max hit it off last season and I loved it, so I look forward to the bond. It works with Max's Aspergers and Hank's misanthropic curmudgeon thing. Best pair.
Be with Arizona which is why I never liked their relationship. Arizona blase attitude towards infidelity almost degrades and supports negative stereotypes of homosexual relationships. I hate that she isn't giving Callie her space. It's the least she can do. I also hate that their drama affects everyone. Honestly, they need the break. I welcome it. Arizona needs to deal with her issues and Callie needs to rediscover who she is...I loved that comment about her not being the girl who dances in her underwear anymore.
I'm glad that Webber survived. I didn't understand why it was so shocking that he chose Meredith. They're the only family they have left, whether she realizes that or not. Unfortunate about heather but I suppose it was the catalyst to bring the interns closer together and give them a purpose other than sleeping with residents. They still don't have much presence however. I'm glad Avery was blunt with April. I always seen their relationship as sibling like, but she screws with his head and he never comes first. Isn't fair to him. I like Matthew but that won't work. Christina and Owen have amazing chemistry but aren't lifestyle compatible which sucks. Love them. Callie loses herself in relationships and I always hated that. The only time she didn't was with Mark. I rather enjoyed her blasting Arizona. Arizona doesn't seem apologetic to me though. She never does when she's in the wrong. I feel like Callie has had to sacrifice a lot of who she is to
© 2015 TV Fanatic
TV Fanatic Plus
© 2015 TV Fanatic