I was reading up on Oceans 8 (the all-female reboot of Oceans 11) this afternoon, and I couldn't help but notice how many people were complaining in the comment section that it would destroy the integrity of the original—right up there with "it ruined my childhood" as far as non-specific melodramatic criticisms you hear every time a reboot of anything is released.
Jenny Shepard speaks like Louis Armstrong sings: husky and decisive, full of wit and jazz and careful severity. She chooses her words slowly, unafraid of an argument. She will override a classified mission, confident that she’s in the right, and will not back down.
Jenny earns her eleventh star three days before Christmas. It seems almost too late to hang another token on our raggedy tree, but Jenny adheres strictly to her own unique traditions. She's bright and snarky when I pick her up from the hospital, smirking at the sight of me.
Let's talk about classical Disney villains—the big, branded baddies of your childhood nightmares, as easily recognizable on a t-shirt as their princess counterparts—and what they have to do with BBC's The Fall.
I mean it. I will sit in front of the television and analyze the shit out of every piece of dialogue...