Made for cable
18 May 2010
A weekend afternoon, waiting for a colleague to call who isn’t going to, and therefore not exactly not at work, watching a made-for-cable movie on a foreign channel that has subtitled it into Hungarian. The internet is out so I can’t find out what I’m looking at even if I wanted to.
I’m sure I’m not reacting the way that the creators intended. That’s the same actress who was in Dollhouse, isn’t it? Going by the protagonists’ fashion sense and the range of tasks possible and not possible to carry out online, can I date the making of the film to within a year? And why is an editor at a New York publishing house, setting out to track down an unknown romance novelist, using my mother’s thirty-year-old sugar jars?