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Désirée I. Guzzetta is a freelance writer and poet who loves movies, books, music, and nerdy things, not necessarily in that order.

Grown-up “Tick” Revels In Absurdity

Last year, I reviewed the pilot for the new live-action iteration of “The Tick,” wherein I said it showed a lot of promise. That promise has been fulfilled. This “Tick” is a triumph. In the pilot, Arthur (Griffin Newman), a rather fragile chap, lives in The City and remembers the …

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“Mr. Mercedes” Comes to SDCC 2017 – Part 2

This is the second of our sets of roundtable interviews* with the cast and crew of AT&T Audience Network’s new series “Mr. Mercedes” at San Diego Comic-Con 2017. In addition to interviewing Holland Taylor (Ida Silver), Jharrel Jerome (Jerome Robinson), and Breeda Wool (Lou Linklatter), two of the other participants …

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“Mr. Mercedes” Drives Home the Dread

Adapting Stephen King’s work is basically its own genre now, with sometimes successful results (the film version of “The Mist”) and not-so-great ones (the TV version of “The Mist”). I’m not necessarily talking about box office results, either, but translations of King’s works—which frequently delve deep into the minds of …

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“Mr. Mercedes” Comes to SDCC 2017

The latest adaptation of a Stephen King property, “Mr. Mercedes,” begins August 9, 2017 at 8 p.m. on AT&T’s Audience Network. AT&T brought “Mr. Mercedes” to San Diego Comic-Con 2017 to prepare audiences for a different type of King story, one not focused on exterior monsters, but the monsters inside …

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