Tuesday, August 5 2014
PopMatters takes a look at Fall 2014's new Tuesday shows that will be competing against TV’s highest-rated series.
July has brought the full-fledged summertime songs to K-pop, so get ready for massive pop hooks, breezy production, and over-saturated music videos.
In Blackboard, Lewis Buzbee compares the progression of his daughter, with his earlier journey through California's public schools. Things have changed.
In film, "visionary" has become a marketing adjective, like "iconic". Here, on the matter of visionary directors, we separate the claret from the beaujolais, if you will.
Blur's masterpiece The Great Escape examines the costs—for young lovers or pop stars—of trusting in stasis.
Watching Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, the primary impression left is that Stritch had many more stories to tell.
Monday, August 4 2014
Chase a Crooked Shadow trades upon sexism, but it also makes the audience question its own uncertainty about the motives and sanity of the female characters.
The Birth of Korean Cool is a thoroughly researched and engaging account of the rise and spread of the Korean pop culture phenomenon.
The First Lady of Rockabilly gave an energetic set at the 9th Street Summerfest in Missouri, mixing together youthful zeal with old-time classics.
There are good MST3K box sets, and then there are great MST3K box sets. The difference? All the Jack Palance jokes you could ever hope for.