Ah, Fitzwilliam Darcy. Widely regarded as one of the swooniest fictional heroes in literary history, he's often overlooked as someone who fits in the category of Straight-Up Good Guy. When people think of Darcy, it's usually in context of his dark, intense, broody personality and rarely for the warm qualities that shine through his actions.… Continue reading Good Guy Week — Fitzwilliam Darcy: The Gentleman
Newt Scamander, easily my favorite big-screen hero of 2016, is something we don't see very often. He's a 'straight-up good guy' whom people don't happen to like very often, through no real fault of his own. On the surface he seems like a very simple, almost self-absorbed kind of guy, but Newt is a highly complex… Continue reading Good Guy Week — Newt Scamander: The Wizard
When I began Prison Break I expected many things, the least of which was a main character who was decent, sweet, and downright good. A good man who was interesting, compelling, and fascinating (and played by Wentworth Miller, to boot). It was everything I'd ever wanted served up on a silver (iron?) platter. Now, Michael goes through… Continue reading Good Guy Week — Michael Scofield: The Engineer
I watched the first episode of Netflix's new show 'Frontier' the other night. I was disappointed. (Me? Disappointed in a show? PERISH the thought.) I'd like to make the disclaimer that I only watched the first episode - I've been informed of Declan's motivation, of his reasons for being 'the way he is,' and I don't… Continue reading Where Have All the Good Men Gone?
It's no secret that I have a favorite kind of cast, be it a book, a movie, or a television show. My favorite ensemble has always been the 'Dirty Dozen' idea of a motley crew, people who couldn't be more different from one another but are thrown together anyway. This has always been my favorite,… Continue reading What a Bunch of Losers: How to Write a Motley Crew