Category Archives: Season 6

You know about daddy’s box?

First, let me apologize for the delay in this week’s Dexter review.  Second, let me rant for a moment about the dumbest, laziest, most contrived moment this series has ever given us.  For those of you who don’t think the nonsense with Julio is worth getting pissed off over, consider the fact that Dexter was once a series able to balance air-tight plotting with remorseless devotion to character; now it’s a series that introduces superfluous characters who make stupid decisions for the sole purpose of creating visually engaging but emotionally weightless payoffs. Continue reading

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It’s a miracle I graduated without killing anyone

Well, that was fun.  It felt a bit more like watching Revenge of the Nerds than Dexter, but it was still fun.  Revenge-fantasy is a cornerstone of this series and, in theory, I don’t mind it taking that in a comic direction, but “Those Kinds of Things” felt particularly weightless.  Continue reading