Has The Small Screen Eclipsed The Big One?

It’s finally happened. “The best American television is better today than the best American movies… Adequate is what movies, these days, are above all required to be: tasteful, familiar and safe. The schlock of the past has evolved into star-driven, heavily publicized, expensive mediocrities that carefully balance novelty and sameness… Television not only offers writers the chance to create nuanced characters but also to follow them on deeper journeys than any two-hour film could offer.”