on The CW) mirrors the plot of the movie starring Dennis Quaid and Jim Caviezel, though the parental relationship has switched to a father and daughter.In the TV series, Raimy is an NYPD detective whose police officer father was killed in 1996 while on undercover assignment — a death she has always believed was the result of his corruption, but was actually a secret sting operation gone bad.In Dante’s imagining of hell, the harshest damnation was reserved for people who betrayed friends. But in all of classic literature, few villains have displayed the ruthless cunning and amoral deceit of Iago in William Shakespeare’s .
Michael and another boy taunt Roger, inspiring the persecuted teen to accept Hugo’s plan to ambush and murder Michael.
As Hugo describes the plot, viewers see it transpiring as intended with Roger shooting Michael and making it look like suicide. Roger and Odin both commit suicide by turning guns on themselves.
During the actual ambush, Hugo attacks Michael with a crowbar and Roger shoots him in the leg. In the aftermath of the violence, as Hugo is carted away by police in the final scene, the disturbed young man’s words echo those of actual school shooters: "One of these days everyone’s going to pay attention to me ...," creating an ominous image.
crude or profane language: Frequent with approximately 20 s-words, 55 f-words and a half-dozen blasphemous uses of God’s name. Odin accepts a free sample from a drug dealer in order to enhance his performance.
The two stars of the series felt a similar strangeness in the casting: they are only eight years apart in age and have been friends for 10 years. in this father-daughter relationship is totally weird.
We have so many mutual friends and they just cannot get over the fact that this is happening,” List, 30, tells The Post. we didn’t have to spend the first couple of days getting to know each other and establishing a relationship, that was already done.” Wednesday’s premiere episode (9 p.m.Hugo enlists the services of his rich-kid roommate, Roger (a picked-upon dupe who has a crush on Desi) to help him sow discord. positive elements: As a result of the tale’s tragic outcome, viewers get a lesson in the destructive nature of jealousy, deception, pride, romantic obsession, misplaced trust and too much alcohol.Odin and Desi discuss the racial double-standard surrounding the use of the n-word.drug and alcohol content: Beer is consumed at a party. Hugo offers a depressed Odin lines of cocaine, which the hoops star snorts and chases with alcohol.other negative elements: Hugo advises Michael not to worry about his reputation, and to make up his own rules in life.It languished, leaving its creators to wonder if it would ever make it to theaters. Despite being a faithful and interesting treatment of Shakespeare filled with decent performances, one has to wonder what good will come from it, and whether it should have stayed on the shelf.