Wednesday, July 17 2013
Why would as popular an author as J.K. Rowling feel the need or desire to publish under a different name?
Wednesday, July 25 2012
I can't be a movie theatre zombie. I can't just sit there and accept average. I want a film to swell up some sort of feelings, make me question what I’ve seen, think about things on a larger scale or go for a far flung freaking mind trip.
Tuesday, July 26 2011
Each summer they descend upon London en masse. Who are these cinematic tourists, and why do they travel thousands of miles to see where real or fictitious people enacted the stories that captured fans’ imagination?
Monday, July 25 2011
Monday, July 18 2011
Friday, July 15 2011
Wednesday, July 13 2011
The final Harry Potter film is upon us, so why not spin these magic-tinged tunes to commemorate the occasion?
Tuesday, March 8 2011
In Buffy the Vampire Slayer Joss Whedon intentionally set out to blur the boundaries between genres, creating a show that was part drama, part comedy, part horror, part SF, and very definitely part fantasy. Here "Buffy" is analyzed in terms of nature as fantasy.
Wednesday, March 2 2011
Wednesday, July 14 2010
Lev Grossman has created a fantasy epic that calls into question fantasy epics, revealing the secret poisons hiding in Narnia and Hogwarts.