Analyzing the biggest surprises, triumphs, and disappointments of this year’s Golden Globes. How, if at all, could the Globes - and awards shows in general - do a better job for their viewers? Plus: how to tell if you’re watching a drama or a soap opera.
House of Cards: 34:10-34:40
Game of Thrones: 35:00-37:00
Downton Abbey: 41:00-41:12
Joined by TV historian Stephen Bowie, we discuss the evolution of the role of the director in scripted television. As Stephen tells us, TV directors have been innovators since the 50’s, but they’ve only recently begun to gain notoriety for their efforts. Plus: the moral issues raised by the narrative structure of Netflix’s “Making a Murderer.”
Making a Murderer 16:24 - 43:04