Articles tagged sarah michelle gellar

Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Tuesdays

Part two of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Raise Your Hand If You’re Invulnerable!: An Interview with Harry Groener

While Buffy the Vampire Slayer featured many superb "Big Bads", Season 3's Mayor Richard Wilkins is not merely among the most remarkable on Buffy but among the most memorable in TV history. We talk at length with the man who brought the Mayor to life, Harry Groener.

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Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.

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13 Nov 2007 // 9:00 PM

Southland Tales

The very incoherence of Southland Tales is something like an argument, its many pieces and pronouncements a deconstructive challenge to world order.

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9 Oct 2007 // 10:00 PM

Part 3 - The New Networks

It would never work... no one challenged the reigning broadcast junta and survived. No surprise then that the upstarts snuck in and changed the face of TV forever.

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26 Mar 2007 // 3:18 AM

Cowabunga! ‘TMNT’ rules

All it took to conquer 300 indomitable Spartan warriors was four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. “TMNT,” the animated green guys’ return to the big screen after 14

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23 Mar 2007 // 4:27 AM

TMNT (2007)

The CGI allows the Turtles to have facial expressions, though here these mostly range from angsty to angstier.

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21 Feb 2007 // 8:00 PM

The Grudge 2 (2006)

Shimizu pulls off the “this ghost is scary just because it’s looking at you” trick so effectively that it stays embedded in your mind.

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12 Nov 2006 // 8:00 PM

The Return (2006)

Joanna's restlessness is pathological and symptomatic. "Sometimes," she says, "I think that if I keep moving forward, nothing bad will happen to me."

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13 Oct 2006 // 2:12 AM

The Grudge 2 (2006)

Rethinking the very concepts of remake, sequel, and translation, The Grudge 2 is not a regular horror movie, or even a regular J-horror movie.

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The Grudge: Special Edition (2004)

Precisely composed frames of urban and ancient architecture give way to Karen's face, deftly shadowed and shot from low angles, as Karen struggles to decipher the symbols that set her course.

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13 Dec 2004 // 12:00 AM

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Complete Seventh Season

Joss Whedon says, 'We sort of worship at the same altar. Me and my staff are the biggest Buffy nerds alive.'

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22 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Grudge (2004)

Karen's quintessential 'American' identity -- blond, do-gooding, intrepid -- makes her sense of dislocation especially acute.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Complete Sixth Season

The only really real Buffy is really Buffy. —Xander (Nicholas Brendan), “Bargaining” I live in hell. / ‘Cause I’ve been expelled from heaven. —Buffy (Sarah

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Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

In the sequel no one needs to see, the Scooby Gang grapples with the stress of stardom.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Complete Fourth Season

That is, the season that many fans have called out as disjointed and erratic, maddening and disappointing. To a point, the complaint is justified, as Joss Whedon and company tend to concede. But only to a point.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Lord of the Nerds

Buffy is often mentioned specifically as a "female empowerment" show, but one of its most inviting aspects is the way its cast has always been uncommonly split between guys and girls.

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22 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

Harvard Man (2001)

Harvard Man's refusal to pass judgment on characters' drug use is troubling.

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18 Jun 2002 // 12:00 AM

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

As to the rejection of my understanding of the connection between lesbianism and witchcraft on 'Buffy', I have never said that BVS's creator or writers made a conscious (and consciously homophobic) decision to directly cast lesbianism as social pathology and physical addiction.

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13 Jun 2002 // 12:00 AM

Scooby Doo (2002)

The main problem here is the script, or the lack thereof.

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Country Fried Rock: Year of October

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"When you dive into Bandcamp to find new music outside of your normal circles, you sometimes hit paydirt. Enter: Year of October.

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