18/04/2014

Not as angelic as you think (#CharliesAngels)

Charlie's Angels

It's slick, fast-paced, and contains more wood than a porn film. That said the new reboot of Charlie's Angels isn't all bad... it just mostly is. Containing all the elements of the original series, the three ladies Kate, Eve & Abby work hard for the invisible Charlie at his dectective agency solving crimes and looking glamorous - emphasis on the latter. It's not meant to be rocket surgery and there's a lot to overcome in the first episode to help shift the plot along despite the very poor script. One of many examples: "You don't look like cops." "We're not. We're Angels." Umm... sure... One of the Angels is killed in a car … [Read more...]

Charlie has more Angels?!

2011 Charlie's Angels

Of all the recent reboots - this is one seems to make the least sense. Sure, Charlie's Angels is full of good looking women doing fast-paced, action-y things, but will it have stories that are compelling to keep people coming back week after week? Drew Barrymore (executive producer) thinks so. The actual positive is Channel 9 including it in it's group of actual fast-tracked shows. I predict, however, it will go the way of the Knight Rider reboot. From the press release: The highly anticipated reboot of the famous female detective series Charlie’s Angels makes its fast-tracked Australian premiere on Tuesday, September 27, at 7.30pm on … [Read more...]