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Sunday, January 18 2009

The L Word

As a result of the much publicised murder at the start of this season's L Word, the first few episodes resemble Murder She Wrote, just with more, um, oral. And yes, in terms of the sex, The L Word is as hot as ever.


Monday, January 5 2009

PopMatters Best of Books 2008: Non-Fiction

The 20th century is history and the 21st century is beginning to assume full shape and form with definable contours. As these 24 outstanding non-fiction titles from 2008 demonstrate, it’s a different world outside your door.


Monday, January 22 2007

The L Word

Scared and excited, Phyllis became a symbol of what's best and most complex about The L Word, that a secure sense of identity is never easy.


Wednesday, January 10 2007

The L Word

The L Word is more enjoyable to watch with a group, mostly because subtlety is not one of its strengths.


Thursday, January 4 2007

The L Word: The Complete Third Season

Season Three's biggest storylines were also the most controversial among fans: Dana's death from breast cancer; and the introduction of a transgender character.


Friday, September 15 2006

The Black Dahlia (2006)

Why the detectives are obsessed with the murder is never clear, though it may have to do with the vacuum of a movie swirling around them: they've got nothing else to do.


Wednesday, February 1 2006

The L Word

Now that The L Word has considered many of the broad topics of the day (with the notable exception of a same-sex wedding or commitment ceremony), it can do its own thing.


Thursday, June 9 2005

The L Word

Although there is probably someone in L.A. just like Mark -- art house aesthetic on the outside masking a Joe Francis attitude on the inside -- he never seems completely believable.


Thursday, December 13 2001

Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

What is perhaps most successful about 'Not Another Teen Movie' is its commentary on the obsessive and incessant whiteness of the genre.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Wolf Lake

It's not long before you realize that 'Wolf Lake' isn't so inclined to spell out exactly what is happening or has happened to whom, and that this is actually one of its better inclinations.


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