Sunday, February 1 2009
Every once in awhile, Britain rules over America. The Office, Spaced, Coupling and other British shows are gradually narrowing the Atlantic-sized gap between the United States and England.
Thursday, January 24 2008
It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.
Thursday, January 17 2008
In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
Extras is filled with celebrity cameos, pratfalls, bawdy jokes, shameless mugging, and larger than life idiots.
Monday, October 1 2007
The beauty of Ugly Betty is that it examines everyday situations under a highly-magnified microscope.
Wednesday, January 24 2007
Andy returns to the people who admire him unconditionally -- just because he's on TV. There's sadness in his smile as he hoists a pint with the madding crowd.
Thursday, October 5 2006
In Ugly Betty, "beauty" appears to be the primary barrier in the way of women's equality, to the point of ignoring other structural discriminations.
Monday, September 26 2005
Extras finds a rich vein of comic agony in the world of film and television background players.