Category Archives: Season 1

This deposition isn’t about the facts

Damages is proving to be a very unique show, at least in my experience.  It’s a drama whose tensions are built on deceit and manipulation, almost like a thriller without the action. Continue reading


Taking power away from a man is a dangerous thing

“And My Paralyzing Fear of Death” takes strides to humanize Patty after two weeks of letting her be purely monstrous.  The effect is… fascinating. Continue reading

Our fates are intertwined

What was, in truth, a very good episode still feels like a disappointment after the awesomeness of the premiere.  “Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker” doesn’t really advance the “present” storyline, with Ellen still in the interrogation room but no one, especially the audience, getting any new information.   Continue reading

I was warned

Ho-ly crap!  Damages has, quite possibly, the best series premiere I’ve ever seen.  I assumed that a legal drama focused on intrigue would have a necessarily slow pace, but “Get Me a Lawyer” sucks you in immediately Continue reading