Articles tagged nia vardalos

‘Helicopter Mom’ Depicts an Overbearing Mom With Overbearing Stereotypes

Any potentially forward-thinking ideas Helicopter Mom has are drowned out in the labels the film puts on itself.

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5 Jun 2009 // 1:45 AM

My Life in Ruins

Georgia is so similar to Nia Vardalos' character in My Big Fat Greek Wedding that My Life in Ruins comes across as self-indulgent and frankly, lazy.

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Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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