J.M. Suarez

J.M. Suarez has been a contributing writer at PopMatters since 2008. She's happy to talk about TV any time, any place. Really.

Features // 3 Articles
Reviews // 130 Articles
Blogs // 25 Articles

The Leap: The Universe of Difference Between 'Pablo Honey' and 'The Bends' | 7 Apr 2015 // 10:00 PM

In jumping forward from the lackluster Pablo Honey, Radiohead finally started becoming the Radiohead that is idolized today.

Pearl Jam's 'Ten', 20 Years On | 26 Sep 2011 // 5:00 PM

Released alongside Nirvana’s Nevermind, the importance of Pearl Jam's Ten has been somewhat overshadowed by that record. Here is a young band, barely together for a year, yet confident enough in it style and aware of its strengths to release a cohesive debut album that would serve as a fine indicator of its potential.


An Excellent Ensemble Shines In 'The Casual Vacancy' | 6 Aug 2015 // 3:00 AM

The series does an admirable job of adapting J.K. Rowling’s dense book into a miniseries, even with the sacrifice of several storylines.

On Miyazaki's Gross, Funny and Touching 'Spirited Away' | 21 Jul 2015 // 3:00 AM

The imagination of the film is unparalleled, but what truly makes Spirited Away a masterpiece is how it imbues the fantastic with so much real feeling.


The X-Files Revival Trailer: "We've Never Been in More Danger" | 29 Sep 2015 // 7:45 AM

The new trailer for The X-Files revival premiered last night during Gotham and it ticked off plenty of boxes for X-philes.

Goodbye to 'Parks and Recreation' and the Greatest Town in America | 4 Mar 2015 // 5:00 AM

For a series perpetually on the verge of cancellation, it managed to carve out a special place in the television landscape.

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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