In movies, TV, writing on 10/23/2012 at 18:25
At long last we have reached my ten favorite Halloween specials of the season….
10. Freaks and Geeks “Tricks and Treats”
The Freaks Halloween special takes a serious hit due to budget restraints prohibiting the episode from being filmed at night. Halloween at 3PM is just awkward. However the typical Freaks merits are on display (Seth Rogen laughing, James Franco grinning, Jason Segal being super gangly), winning Judd Apatow’s high school dramedy the 10 spot on this year’s countdown.
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In TV, writing on 09/14/2012 at 14:49
The last two episodes of “Louie,” the initial entries in a season ending three parter, have been agonizingly stretched over three weeks, and with the season finale looming on the horizon, one can’t help but have a sinking sensation in their gut over what is to come: Louie’s career hangs on the precipice of glory and obscurity. Knowing Louie, and “Louie,” the latter is almost guaranteed.
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