April 23rd, 2013

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From John's Funeral Eulogy

(In my own words but close to what the man said)

He went up on deck and looked right- and there were ships as far as the eye could see. Then he looked left- and there were ships as far as the eye could see. It was the morning of Tuesday, June 6, 1944 and his ship- full of US troops- was heading towards Omaha Beach....
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Reasons For Liking Broadchurch

1. It had the confidence to be leisurely.
2. It realized one murder is enough.
3. It eschewed torture porn.
4. It was as much about life in a small town as anything else.
5. It was made with loving care
6. The characters rang true.

I don't think it was a masterpiece, but if it points the way for future TV drama I'll be happy.