Lynnette Porter
Contributing Editor

Lynnette Porter's most recent books are Benedict Cumberbatch: London and Hollywood (MX Publishing, 2016) and Who is Sherlock? (McFarland, 2016). She is currently co-authoring a book about Sherlock fandom. Dr. Porter is a professor in the Humanities and Communication Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Features // 18 Articles
Columns // 30 Articles
Reviews // 46 Articles
Blogs // 13 Articles

'Young Frankenstein' and Gene Wilder's Neighing Legacy | 1 Sep 2016 // 5:04 AM

Young Frankenstein is a key film in Wilder’s cinematic legacy, and we are part of Wilder’s legacy every time we quote (even "neigh") Young Frankenstein.

Carole E. Barrowman’s Authorial Journey to Hollow Earth | 1 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Hollow Earth isn’t just any book. It may be the Next Big Thing in young adult (YA) literature. It’s cover proclaims that “Imagination can be a dangerous thing,” but fans of John and Carole E. Barrowman are more than willing to take that risk.


What Is 'Star Trek Beyond' Trying to Accomplish? | 31 Oct 2016 // 8:00 PM

Can the rebooted film franchise keep what is special about Star Trek, but boldly go where no director has gone before?

What Does a Zombie Gorilla Sound Like? | 28 Aug 2013 // 5:30 PM

With a microphone, a laptop, and hundreds of voices in his throat, voice actor Bill Karalius can become anything from a Cajun crawdad to a zombie gorilla to a world-saving ghost hunter.


'Sherlock' Season Four: The Russian Roulette of Relationships | 29 Jan 2017 // 8:45 PM

Sherlock Holmes is tempted, tortured, and tested -- all in the name of love.

The Surprisingly Entertaining, Eccentric 'Florence Foster Jenkins' | 11 Dec 2016 // 8:45 PM

Screeching her way to another successful performance, Meryl Streep makes Florence Foster Jenkins much more than the traditional historic biopic.


Controversial Film, Enlightening Trailer: DreamWorks’ 'The Fifth Estate' | 18 Jul 2013 // 12:55 AM

Just like Julian Assange and Wikileaks, DreamWorks' The Fifth Estate is sure to generate controversy, but its first trailer entertains as well as enlightens.

//Mixed media

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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