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|Why'd they change the name of the Assassin's Creed franchise?|
|Zuckerberg can ACT.|
3.) The antagonist isn't antagonistic.
|This is the villain. He's holding a cell phone.|
4.) What is the point of Summer Glau?
In The Cape, Summer Glau shows up as this feistyreporterbitch type with a fancy minority report style computer and some ferrari car that she has earned through magic and nude centerfolds. For some reason she decides to help the Cape, but no one tells us why. 'Nuff said.
5.) Every Luke Skywalker has a Yoda and Obi-Wan...then there's these guys.
|When not training the protagonist, they moonlight at the "Milk and Honey" club.|
Jesus, where's the decency? When not utterly failing at creating compelling antagonists, The Cape chooses to fail at creating secondary characters. The protagonist is trained to hero-dom by random members of the freak show "Shits and Giggles" brigade consisting of a little person, some mind reader, a crazy contortionist, and a black dude (In The Cape, ethnicity is also be considered a handicap). This crazy melting pot crew is introduced in the first twenty minutes of the pilot, and they immediately decide that they want to assist the mentally ill protagonist. But why? Again, character motivation is nonexistent.
Every once in a while, you experience an event that you realize should have been an abortion. And this time around, it's NBC that "delivered" the goods.
"You are what you see."