February 19, 2011

Saturday Smackdown: Beckett versus Dallas

Literary cops are an enticing breed! Two years ago when Castle debuted, I took one look at the then very shorthaired Stana Katic (actress who portrays Kate Beckett on Castle) and thought Eve Dallas! She was long-legged, rangy, tough and didn’t put up with bull. Like Eve, she had tragedy in her background, being a cop is ingrained into the fabric of her identity and she doesn’t have a lot of patience for fools. The cops that surround them are very much apart of the story as the cases they solve. Castle Of course, Beckett has Castle and Eve has […]
March 29, 2010

Castle Heats Up

As all my readers know, I am thoroughly devoted to the ABC series Castle. And why wouldn’t I? Castle follows best-selling novelist Richard Castle as he uses his connections to partner with Detective Kate Beckett of the NYPD. He wants to follow her around in order to base his new character on her. We’ve watched their relationship evolve from cautious and wary to true friendship. In last week’s first part of the two-part event, we watched the protective instincts within Castle sharpen as Kate became the focus for a serial killer who was dedicating his kills to Nikki Heat. This […]