Hello, and welcome to the second round of critical paddling thoughtful critiquing into The Magicians and why it failed to work for me. Last time, I talked about the concept of Build-Up and Pay-Off and the delicate balance it requires to get your audience invested and satisfied. This time, I'll be talking about a much … Continue reading Critiquing The Magicians: M for Mature?
I recently finished the Netflix series Jessica Jones, and I must say that I really loved it. The story was excellently crafted and the villain was both charming and chilling, but most of all, I loved the protagonist herself. Jessica Jones is a rude, crude, abrasive, cynical, self-loathing alcoholic, and she gripped me right away. … Continue reading The Likeable Unlikeable Protagonist