Thursday, October 30 2014
Showrunners misses the opportunity to explore why creating fictional worlds continues to be gendered as masculine in our cultural imagination.
Thursday, October 23 2014
The only problem with the sincerely enjoyable Joss Whedon: The Biography is that we learn a heck of a lot more about his creative endeavors than we do about the geek god himself.
Wednesday, August 6 2014
What makes James Gunn's scruffier and un-spandex'd band of reluctant heroes so appealing is how they approximate the good-hearted rogues on the raggedy charm of space westerns like Whedon’s own "Firefly".
Tuesday, August 6 2013
In spite of the ongoing thirst for more Firefly content and ongoing rumours of a game adaptation, nothing has come to fruition, which makes the official announcement of a game exciting because the series fits so nicely into a video game template.
Monday, July 15 2013
As lovers of Joss Whedon over here at PopMatters, we were remiss by not sharing his conversation with Lincoln Center earlier.
Friday, June 7 2013
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.
Monday, June 3 2013
The actor behind the lovable stoner from The Cabin in the Woods and Dollhouse's conniving programmer dishes about working with Joss Whedon, horror movies, and fan attention.
The Buffy creator made some other points, too.
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.
Friday, February 3 2012
If you’re like me and are more jazzed about decorating chocolate covered strawberries to look like mini-footballs than about the big game, here is a list of some hotly anticipated things to look forward to when the ole’ pig skin is taking a breather.