In a perfect world, “Breaking Bad” would be on television forever.
It’s that time of the year again: the red carpets are being rolled out and the celebrities are being suited up.
It’s summer in Shanghai and the hot air clings to my skin as I say goodbye to my grandmother from the taxicab parked in front of her apartment building.
Twenty-seven years after the terrifying events of “It” (2017), the Losers Club returns to Derry for a final showdown with Pennywise (Bill Skarsgard) in the recently-released “It Chapter Two.” The film features incredible performances, a phenomenal character driven story and stunning set pieces and special effects — but it’s just not that scary.
This summer’s Disney domination appears to only be the beginning of a perilous drop into media homogeneity precipitated by the massive company’s preoccupation with keeping its products family-friendly and inoffensive.