Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged joss whedon

Wednesday, August 6 2014

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Out-Whedons ‘The Avengers’

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

Why ‘Firefly’ Should be a Videogame

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

An Evening of Joss Whedon with the Film Society of Lincoln Center (video)

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

‘Much Ado About Nothing’: Joss Whedon’s Backyard

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

“It’s Fun Being An Asshole!”: An Interview with Fran Kranz on Joss Whedon

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.


Joss Whedon to Alma Mater: “You Are All Going to Die”

The Buffy creator made some other points, too.


Sunday, March 11 2012

Zealot Zombies vs. Apolitical Vampires: Bruce LaBruce’s Political Enlivenment of the Undead

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

Super Bowl XLVI: Commercial Success?

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.


Monday, July 25 2011

Voluntary Amnesia in ‘Dollhouse’ and ‘Pygmalion’

Long before Dollhouse's Echo submitted herself to five years of memory loss, Eliza Doolitle of Pygmalion experimented with some personal tabula rasa.


Tuesday, June 21 2011

Where Have All the Snarky Girls Gone?: Batgirl #22

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.


Whedon and Company: Worlds Await (Features) [14.Apr.11]
Joss Whedon 101: The Avengers (Features) [13.Apr.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Sugarshock! (Features) [29.Mar.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Dollhouse (Features) [28.Mar.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Astonishing X-Men (Features) [21.Mar.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Firefly (Features) [16.Mar.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Angel (Features) [15.Mar.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Fray (Features) [14.Mar.11]
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.