TV Shows are now epic movies

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Vincent Canby of The New York Times defined this emerging genre of TV-as-the-new-cinema as the “megamovie.” Over the eight years that “The Sopranos” ran, it became clear that this 80-hour-plus masterpiece may have required more patience and effort from the lead characters than drama ever had…

Via NYTimes

I almost like watching TV shows on DVD more than movies because of this fact. They are filmed well, they are engaging, the characters are well developed, there’s usually plenty of action, romance, comedy, and drama. What is there not to like?