Thursday, April 14 2011
Joss Whedon has not only created great shows; he caused fans to reach out to other fans to share their mutual enthusiasm for shows and for specific characters within shows. Here Lily Rothman writes of her involvement with others who came together thanks to Oz from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Sunday, March 6 2011
Taking aim against critics of Buffy who see pervasive evidence of sexism, racism, ageism, and class bias, Ronald Helfrich looks at some of the lessons concerning interpretation that Biblical studies can better inform our readings of Buffy.
Monday, November 10 2008
It’ll take a new animated show to call Family Guy out for its indiscretions, much like Family Guy did for The Simpsons.
Monday, November 3 2008
This is a show for nerds, geeks, dorks, and spazzes that somehow brokethrough to the mainstream.
Friday, October 17 2008
Sex Drive -- a raunchy, gross-out teen comedy that's based on a book called All the Way -- is no Superbad.
Friday, September 26 2008
Seth MacFarlane's Family Guy features gross-out humor with a mean-spirited kick.
Tuesday, September 9 2008
What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.
Thursday, February 7 2008
This is like watching Gus Van Sant’s Psycho screened on Mystery Science Theater 3000 -- confusing and annoying.
Thursday, October 11 2007
The format forced the issue among cult and commercial products. And TV on DVD highlighted the cream of the creative, forward thinking crop.
Tuesday, January 10 2006
Women get the worst of it in Four Kings: they're harpies or self-absorbed princesses.