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Monday, November 10 2008

Family Guy: Vol. 6

It’ll take a new animated show to call Family Guy out for its indiscretions, much like Family Guy did for The Simpsons.


Thursday, February 7 2008

Family Guy: Blue Harvest

This is like watching Gus Van Sant’s Psycho screened on Mystery Science Theater 3000 -- confusing and annoying.


Thursday, October 11 2007

Part 5 - Beyond the Envelope

The format forced the issue among cult and commercial products. And TV on DVD highlighted the cream of the creative, forward thinking crop.


Friday, January 6 2006

Family Guy, Volume 3

Whereas All in the Family was all about the troubling racism and personal politics of the time, Family Guy takes on many of these same topics and then blurts them out like a tactless guy at a party that says exactly what he's thinking, without even a second thought about self-censorship.


Friday, September 30 2005

Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin - The Untold Story

Stewie's time-continuum meddling focuses on insuring that he ends up with a non-retail job and a more tastefully decorated apartment. This is not 12 Monkeys.


Monday, June 13 2005

Family Guy / American Dad

The timetable for studio animation is slow, which means that American Dad's political jokes are dated as soon as they're written.


Thursday, July 22 2004

Catwoman (2004)

The women on either side of the film's imaginary moral divide are both gorgeous and potent, both capable of cruel violence, and both dedicated to their own desires.


Monday, November 3 2003

The Family Guy, Vol. 2 (Season 3)

While The Family Guy's humor often obliterates the boundaries of good taste, it also espouses faith in the American Family.


Thursday, May 1 2003

The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)

'Goodbye Lizzie McGuire, hello Fabulous!' Lizzie exults, as if there's a difference between the two.


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