'Friday Night Lights' - 'The Right Hand of the Father': Quite the character

'Friday Night Lights' - 'The Right Hand of the Father': Quite the character

A review of tonight's "Friday Night Lights" coming up just as soon as I get real familiar with bleach... 

"You think, though, maybe people change? You changed." -JessMichael B. Jordan can act a little. 

If we're being honest, the storytelling on "Friday Night Lights" can be spotty at times. Even if we're rightfully ignoring The Season That Didn't Happen, there are storylines that abruptly spring up out of nowhere and/or just as abruptly disappear, character motivations that seem strange, speeches that feel very Afterschool Special-y (we got one of those in this week's Tami storyline) and other things that would stick out a lot more if the writing, directing and acting didn't also imbue the show with such a depth of feeling that it's easy to overlook the silly stuff. The storytelling can be messy in a bad way, but also in that very good way that lets this cast of very talented performers dig down deep to find an emotional truth that can be devastating, or intoxicating, or both.  Read More...



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