Thursday, December 20 2007
The Simpsons Movie may be familiar, but it's bigger and visually richer than what we're used to, as well as funnier than many of the show's more recent episodes.
Wednesday, August 8 2007
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Monday, July 30 2007
Friday, July 27 2007
If you understand the Simpsons to be at once the most egregious and exemplary dysfunctional family in U.S. popular culture, Marge's stalwart strength isn't nearly so spectacular as Bart and Homer's bizarrely symphonic pandemonium.
Thursday, July 26 2007
After 18 years on the air and nearly 400 amazing episodes, The Simpsons Movie delivers the entertainment equivalent of a 90 minute greatest hits package.
"Their idea of a 10-year-old boy might be different from yours. But for that one, I gambled. One voice. I was hired on the spot."
Tuesday, July 24 2007
"The Simpsons" is toweringly unsentimental, just as it can be ragingly silly, but its message -- and, yeah, there was always a message.
Monday, July 23 2007
Matt Groening's zany creation, in the words of author Chris Turner ("Planet Simpson: How a Cartoon Masterpiece Defined a Generation"), has gone from being a "subversive smart bomb" that exploded upon prime time, to "pop-cultural wallpaper".