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 // 47 Articles
Blogs // 13 Articles

'Young Frankenstein' and Gene Wilder's Neighing Legacy | 1 Sep 2016 // 6:04 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 // 4:00 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 // 9:00 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 // 6:30 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.


The Journey to Paul Gauguin’s Other World Is Well Worth Taking | 22 May 2017 // 3:30 AM

Graphic novel Gauguin: The Other World traverses the tropical landscapes and surreal mindscape of self-titled “savage” artist Paul Gauguin.

'Sherlock' Season Four: The Russian Roulette of Relationships | 29 Jan 2017 // 9:45 PM

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


Controversial Film, Enlightening Trailer: DreamWorks’ 'The Fifth Estate' | 18 Jul 2013 // 1:55 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

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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