Serenity Now (Finally!)

Serenity Now (Finally!)

Dec 05

Can I ask y’all a question?

Y’all are my friends, right? And y’all don’t mind that I’m hittin’ y’all with lots of “y’all” cause I been watchin’ too much Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders on CMT, right, y’all?

Why didn’t y’all kick my ass and make me watch Serenity a long time ago?! Y’all, that movie’s awesome, y’all!

I’m a Whedonite, full tilt. And yet…and yet lately, when I stumble on Buffy or Angel on my cable box dial, I feel somehow distant from it. Like it’s a relic of my early twenties, like the dialogue feels too on-the-nose, like Whedon’s style isn’t really speaking to me as it once did.

Serenity…well, it SPOKE to me. It takes Whedon’s tropes and style and elevates it to a level that deserves to stand on its own alongside any of the great sci-fi films of the past year, the past decade, maybe further back, I dunno.

It’s not a movie you “may like if you like Buffy,” it’s just a GOOD fucking movie, y’all.

2 comments

  1. Did you, you know, watch Firefly? Because, since you’re chastising us for not telling you to watch Serenity… YOU SHOULD WATCH FIREFLY!

    Like, right now.

  2. I watched SOME of Firefly. Which means I only partially suck.

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