Monte Williams
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Monte Williams has a Bachelors Degree in Communications. Would you like fries with that?

Columns // 45 Articles
Reviews // 14 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
//Columns

Quantum and Woody's Mildly Postmodern Gags | 8 Mar 2011 // 4:00 PM

Are Quantum and Woody a dynamic duo, or just another wearying odd couple with a duo dynamic?

Raimi’s Last Hunt: A Brief Reappraisal of the 'Spider-Man' Trilogy | 8 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM

Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy is like his Evil Dead trilogy: the first entry is self-conscious, the second is more of a remake than a sequel, and the third is so different from the first two that it almost qualifies as a different genre.

//Reviews

Illustrated Collector's Guide to Alice Cooper by Dale Sherman | 27 May 2009 // 4:59 PM

Neither the book’s essential ugliness nor its sloppy text slowed me down; Pearson’s knowledge of Alice Cooper’s career is encyclopedic, the revelations and anecdotes compelling.

Wolverine and the X-Men: Heroes Return Trilogy | 26 May 2009 // 4:59 PM

This is not (quite) your typically loud, stupid Saturday morning cartoon, and in fact it seems to steadily improve as it goes along.

//Blogs

Muppet Babies: Short Shrift for Scooter | 17 Nov 2009 // 9:30 PM

You can almost sense how self-conscious Scooter felt when it came time to engage in the traditional opening-theme self-promotion; Scooter's entire personality boils down to consumerism: "I've got my computer."

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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