Subject: Re: What Did You Watch? 2018-03-07 (Wednesday)
On 2018-03-08 19:10:50 +0000, anim8rfsk said:
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
>> What did you watch?
> LIFE SENTENCE
> So. It's not horrible. Hale is quite good in it. She's also Lindy
> Booth skinny. None of the dialog rings true - it sounds like overly
> clever writing making characters say the things they wish they had said
> but not thought of until the middle of the night.
> The idea that your beautiful Asian virgin doctor would try a treatment
> and then say "you're cured - not in remission cured - you've beaten
> cancer, it's gone" - especially without a 5 year wait or something - is
> absolutely ridiculous. She went from 6 months to live (suffering from
> the type of cancer that smites yet does not wither) to ABSOLUTELY
> COMPLETELY TOTALLY CURED NOT IN REMISSION CURED CURED CURED from one
> doctor visit to the next. Paul Bryan should have been so lucky.
> They checked the PC boxes left and right. Hale and her sister Beth are
> both married to men of color. Mom's a lesbian. Boss is black. Doctor
> is Asian. The two white males in her life - her father and brother -
> are both hapless idiots. This is becoming tiresome fast.
> The premise is that now that Hale is ABSOLUTELY COMPLETELY TOTALLY CURED
> NOT IN REMISSION CURED CURED CURED she now has to fix everybody else's
> life. So her first mission is to fix her beautiful virgin Asian doctor
> up with her literal moron drug addict idiot worthless brother because -
> wait, what the fuck? WHY?
> I wouldn't say you're stuffed absolutely clean full of wild blueberry
> muffins for liking it, but it's not for me. One and done.
Thank you! for confirming that I was completely right to skip this show.
(It was worth repeating!! ;p )
"Three light sabers? Is that overkill? Or just the right amount
of "kill"?" - M-OC, "A Perilous Rescue" (ep. #2.9), LSW:TFA (08-10-2017)