Posts Tagged ‘democracy

30
Oct
15

🔴 Script: 3:5 Arioch Cain

 

 Script: 3:5 Arioch Cain (№ 50) 

 
NBC’s The Blacklist starring James Spader and Megan Boone
Last updated: 11/8/2015 5:39 am CT, Program air date: 10/29/2015 in the US
Script Status: FINAL
Permalink: http://wp.me/pDKwi-1U8
Source: Raw Scripts from Springfield [UK]: http://bit.ly/1VtXhJ6 (dump of captioning)
Created by: Jon Bokenkamp
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04
May
15

🔴 What is “The Cabal”?

10
Mar
15

🔴 Season Two Review

 

🔴 Review: Season Two of The Blacklist is even

¤ better than Season One

 
March 10, 2015
 
The glue that holds this show together is the mysterious relationship between Elizabeth “Liz” Keen and the enigmatic, irreverent Raymond, “Red” Reddington. The second season is better in many ways than the first. The bad guys are more realistic and the plot lines explore the realm of international politics and important domestic issues. The research into the background of the procedural aspects of the show holds up well, making it “educational TV” for an America naive about matters like neurobiological research, human trafficking, the “down” side of capitalism and the dangers of secret international agendas (electronic surveillance, the various threats to national sovereignty and insidious threats to security) that threaten democracy. Red’s values come into better focus as matters from his past turn out to have national and international implications.
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28
Dec
14

🔴 James Spader as Outsider

 

🔴 James Spader as Outsider

–– Boston Legal to The Blacklist

 
Jan 7, 2015
 
In Boston Legal (ABC, 2004-2008), James Spader played Alan Shore, an often politically incorrect advocate in many cases involving “lost causes” (most of which, in the make-believe world of the Crane, Poole & Schmidt law firm, he actually won). His penchant for clarity and honesty was his weakness & his strength. In perhaps the most memorable episode, he even told “The Court Supreme” exactly what they needed to hear about the death penalty. Even his sexism was funny & endearing because it was – hey! – sincere. During the Bush years, Alan Shore’s truth-telling buoyed many a despondent liberal in the face of what Stephen Colbert dubbed “Truthiness”.
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