Tuesday, February 3, 2009
It's poignancy sneaks up on you. Not only a show about love and youth, but also a story of loss and regret and isolation.
The pacing of the characters in the first season is near perfect, even saving a reveal from the pilot until the second to last episode of the season. It flawlessly showcases the remarkable dynamic one is able to create through shared experience - something that can be done in television in a way that it never can in film.