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5. "All his characters speak with the same voice"
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(the analog in the comics world is Brian Bendis, who is an avowed Sorkin fan)

The biggest problem with The Newsroom is probably the lack of any true conflict or character complexity, in lieu of characters just making over-articulate, declarative speeches.

That being said... I still enjoy the show. After a fashion.

The man who thinks at 50 the same way he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life - Muhammed Ali


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HBO's Newsroom and Aaron Sorkin shows (spoiler Alert) [View all] , OrangeandBlue, Sat Dec-06-14 08:27 PM
Subject Author Message Date ID
Nope season is great.
Dec 06th 2014
ACN couldn't raise $4 Billion but some how Sloan can?
Dec 06th 2014
      No she wasn't
Dec 06th 2014
Sorkin's style is grating as fuck to me
Dec 06th 2014
West Wing is dope but I couldnt get into the Newsroom
Dec 06th 2014
RE: Sorkin's style is grating as fuck to me
Dec 07th 2014
      got through half
Dec 08th 2014
i love Newsroom
Dec 06th 2014
I hate all of that forced overwrought garbage
Dec 06th 2014
The Newsroom is Sports Night 2.0
Dec 06th 2014
Or as Keith Olbermann has described the show:
Dec 06th 2014
      Yeah, I remember when Sports Night came out both Olbermann and
Dec 06th 2014
      They should've been! lol nm
Dec 06th 2014
      I just realized that link in your sig is all The Wire characters.....
Dec 07th 2014
I looooooove this show.
Dec 07th 2014
I think most of the above criticisms are fair
Dec 07th 2014
made it through half of season one and detested that shit
Dec 07th 2014
After Season 2 of Newsroom I couldn't take anymore
Dec 07th 2014
Hate-watched S1 and 2, into this season
Dec 07th 2014
I believe he inspired some of Cabin in the Woods
Dec 08th 2014

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