Every now and then comes up a discussion in Germany that covers the low quality of its television channels and their content. And in the end it leads to the question: can anything save German television? More …
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There was a time when utopia had a bright face in science fiction. Remember the days when Captain Kirk was the heir to King Arthur and his Enterprise was the home of the knights of the round table? Those days seem to be long lost. In the last 10 years the post-apocalyptic stories have taken over everywhere. So the odds are good for dystopias.
I won’t give away any spoilers. But one thing’s for sure: „The 100“ has what it takes to be one of the best ScFi series in the last 5 years. The story lines of the first two episodes are very promising, and the producers have obviously decided to invest in more sets, CGI and actors.
US tv sci fi series are some sort of a marvel. They often appear and disappear without big noise. Which was the case with lots of them in the past years. The last example was ALMOST HUMAN, a very expensive science fiction crime drama that didn’t survive the first season, despite some very good stories and a cast that rocked. But something went wrong, so it wasn’t renewed. Pity. When „The 100“ a post-apocalyptic tv series made a debut on German itunes store I was sure, they wouldn’t survive a first season either, but I was wrong.
Almost ALL advertising agencies sometimes see their honors as compensation for personal suffering. This is very likely, when the client doesn’t send his senior marketing staff but a bunch of half-baked youngsters that want to reinvent the wheel their way. „It should be with 12 corners, but round“ „Sure, Lady!“