Just thought I would say - for anyone confused about Capaldi's "Papa-Nicole" line, this references an old series of TV adverts for a car (I think it was the Renault Clio) in which a father and daughter had an oddly unsettling 'chemistry' between them.

I also admit that Nicole was one of my first big crushes as a… » 7/28/14 6:30am 51 minutes ago

I think that's a good thing. Jack Nicholson was not the Joker, he was Jack Nicholson in some makeup. He was a dreadful joker.

Ledger's performance has been hyped to the point of madness, but it did feel like a truly accurate representation of the Joker, in full glorious madness.

Nicholson's Joker couldn't even touch… » 7/19/14 7:46am 7/19/14 7:46am

A Del Toro helmed Frankenstein would be amazing, I'm sure, but I don't think I'll ever see an adaptation of the story that comes close to Danny Boyle's version, with Benedict Cumberbatch as the Monster and Johnny Lee Miller as Doctor Frankenstein. (This was done as a stage production by the National Theatre in London). » 7/18/14 8:16am 7/18/14 8:16am

Only plot thread hanging that I can think of (and I love this show) is the "evil young Finch" variant. The guy who gave Reese a watch with a tracker in it as a thank-you? Finch seemed certain they'd meet again and I keep waiting for him to pop up. » 7/17/14 2:31pm 7/17/14 2:31pm

Exactly. The only reason they didn't go with that is, imo, that there wasn't enough "name" in their eyes (in the sense of the characters not being well-known to the 'mainstream' telly watchers) - but the thing is, that's how you promote and MAKE your own star characters. » 7/15/14 8:20am 7/15/14 8:20am