Monday, June 3 2013
The Buffy creator made some other points, too.
Tuesday, April 30 2013
Horror-movie synth for the Xander Harris in all of us.
Sunday, March 11 2012
Bruce LaBruce's pornographic zombie films are politically and artistically engaged in ways in which too few contemporary horror narratives are.
Tuesday, August 23 2011
Part two of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.
Tuesday, June 21 2011
It's a fond farewell to one of DC's most consistently well-written titles in recent years. Good night sweet Stephanie "Dork Knight" Brown. You will be missed.
Thursday, April 14 2011
Joss Whedon has not only created great shows; he caused fans to reach out to other fans to share their mutual enthusiasm for shows and for specific characters within shows. Here Lily Rothman writes of her involvement with others who came together thanks to Oz from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
The formal creation of Buffy Studies -- and therefore Whedon Studies -- was born with the creation of the online journal Slayage 10 years ago. Here the coeditor of Slayage, Rhonda V. Wilcox, offers some reflections on our obsessions with the output of a certain TV creator.
Wednesday, April 13 2011
It was announced last year that Joss Whedon would direct the most ambitious superhero movie ever, teaming Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Black Widow, and Hawkeye all in one enormous film. Matthew Hurd thinks Whedon was the perfect choice.
Tuesday, April 12 2011
Among Joss Whedon's greatest contributions to television has been the continual use of the Body Count, the willingness to kill off recurring characters in order to ratchet up the narrative tension and create a sense of danger.
Monday, April 11 2011
While viewers watch television and film for entertainment, it's easy to forget that these media are industries. In this essay the changing relationships between creators, studios, distributors, and an increasingly active fandom are examined.