10 Years Later: John T Kretchmer Talks Directing White Collar

In the second interview for the 10-year anniversary of White Collar, I spoke to John T. Kretchmer, the director of 12 episodes of White Collar, including “Book of Hours”, “Hard Sell”, “Forging Bonds”, “Under the Radar”, “Checkmate,” and “Borrowed Time.” He has previously directed episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (“School Hard”), Veronica Mars, Burn Notice, and iZombie.   Music… Read more →

Shipping Survey

Who is your favorite Ship? Why (Moments, storylines, how you relate to them, etc.)   Is there a popular Ship you dislike because it represents a toxic relationship? (Why? What did the characters do that is toxic?)   Have you had positive relationships with other fans because of the Ships you like? What happened and which Ship?   Have you… Read more →

10 Best Christmas Hallmark Movies for People Who Don’t Like Hallmark Movies

It’s common knowledge that Hallmark movies all follow a certain formula, which can veer towards the ridiculous. This list is to help you choose Hallmark style movies (including movies with the same formula on any other network and Netflix). Here are the 10 best holiday TV movies for people who don’t like formulaic Hallmark movies. Best Christmas Party Ever Starring:… Read more →

Begin Again Review

Begin Again Starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Catherine Keener, Adam Levine, Hailee Steinfeld and James Corden   Begin Again is a film for music lovers. Its working title was Can a Song Save Your Life? and that title describes the theme of the movie as well as anything. In the vein of films such as Walk the Line or Almost… Read more →

Weekend Reading – Week of 10/19/19-11/01/19

Sarah Michelle Gellar Opens Up About Selma Blair’s Battle With MS: “She’s a Hero” – Parade ‘Shadowhunters’ Star Dominic Sherwood Considers Co-Stars Alberto Rosende and Matthew Daddario Best Friends – Meaww Jensen Ackles on Directing His Final ‘Supernatural’ Episode, Brining His Music Into the Show – Variety 27 Things We Learned on Set With Sarah Michelle Gellar – Buzzfeed Caitriona… Read more →

Behind the Scenes of the ‘Shadowhunters’ Writers Room With Pete Binswanger

I had the opportunity to have a brief conversation with Shadowhunters writer Pete Binswanger, who broke down the writers room.   Music In the Dark: So readers can understand your contribution to each episode, and the writing process better, what is the difference between executive story editor, story editor, written for television by, and teleplay by?   Pete Binswanger: So… Read more →