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Friday, June 7 2013

‘Much Ado About Nothing’: Joss Whedon’s Backyard

As the title announces, these romantic games are more or less nothing. What becomes something, even as it is a lie, is the besmirching of Hero to the point that she appears to deserve, in this man's world, all manner of outcasting, even unto death.


Wednesday, March 16 2011

“Touch Me and Die, Vermin!”: The Psychoanalysis of Illyria

The last great new character to be added to Angel was Illyria, the former hell goddess who takes over the body of the beloved Fred. Through examining the crucial Illyria episode "Time Bomb" through the lens of psychoanalysis, can we learn what makes her tick?


Tuesday, February 17 2009

Eliza Dushku soberly assesses her new role in ‘Dollhouse’


Thursday, February 12 2009

Dollhouse: Series Premiere

Even as Dollhouse sounds like other TV shows and movies, it is also utterly strange, its premise literally ridiculous and intriguingly metaphorical.


Thursday, January 10 2008

Angel: Complete Series Collectors Set

This show of moral quandaries, ramifications of choice, and consequences of indifference is one of the great unsung and underappreciated series of the turn of the century.


Monday, November 8 2004

Angel: Season Four

In the season overview, Joss Whedon asserts that he wanted this season to be 'operatic'. It was that.


Tuesday, May 18 2004

Angel (Series Finale)

After five precarious seasons, Angel goes out like the ornery rock star showcase it might have been.


Monday, September 29 2003

Angel

'The mighty hero,' taunts Spike, 'reduced to a bloody bureaucrat.'


Monday, May 5 2003

Angel

Tim Minear's fourth season finale of Angel makes elegant, self-conscious commentary on the ways that corporate structures frame (if not ordain) life decisions.


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