October 29th, 2010

Damon05

Vampire Diaries & Project Runway (erm, sorta)

I was hit with an unexpected migraine and barely managed to watch the show (two hours late also). So, no post on the show. I'm going to try and rewatch it this weekend, if I do, I'll write up a post then. Erm, I guess, if anyone's actually interested, LOL! I don't get too many comments, ha!

Also, I didn't watch Project Runway either, but based on the numerous OBVIOUS, albeit unnamed, non-cut commentary on the winner, I'm about 99.9% I know who won. Seriously, guys, I love you all, but any kind of reaction -- especially for a finale -- is going to give it away ... ESPECIALLY on a reality show. *sigh* With that said, if my 99.9% is correct, dagnabbit, I don't care, that one was my favorite to win from the beginning, even if I liked others down the road. Please no one comment on who did actually win in the comments, thanks. :)
Arya & Gendry02

I miss my 'Community'

Sigh, last night's episode of Community finally pushed me to share my (unpopular) opinion on the show. This is not the show I love anymore, and hasn't been for awhile. The show from the first half of the season that was about this crazy, low-rent community college where this group of strangers wound up sharing a study group and formed a bond. Sure some zany things happened, but they were mostly within the realm of the study group, the college, the school, and, erm, reality. But since the paintball episode (which I thought was way too over-the-top), followed by the Goodfellas episode (again, too OTT) and the plethora of "theme" episodes we've already had this season (all OTT), I'm over it.

I LOVED the original vision of Community. I laughed myself silly and just loved it. The warm glow, the love ever present and growing between this group, the romantic toning down of Jeff and Britta -- the one element that never worked for me. I just loved it. Now? It's an inventive show, it's creative, but I don't laugh much beyond a few chuckles here or there, and I certainly don't feel the love or the warmth except in all too brief moments. It's mostly all about gimmicks and crazy, crazy zaniness. *sigh* I want my show back. This is not my show; and I don't think it will ever be again because I'm clearly in the minority. The paintball ep is considered a masterpiece, and I've read nothing but raves about last night's episode, and plenty of love for the space episode too. Ah well.