Monday, August 29 2011
President Obama may not be everything people’s brains deceived them into thinking he was, but he’s who he said he would be all along.
Thursday, April 21 2011
Unlike other formats, the sitcom allows us to suspend disbelief because we know this is a set, we know there’s a reason we’ve never actually seen a New York street in Friends, or the fourth wall of an apartment in any show. And we’re okay with that.
Thursday, January 13 2011
Loss is a necessary part of life, sure, but must it be a necessary part of TV?
Thursday, July 8 2010
Those Bravo executives are tricksters, fooling me into believing familiarity breeds contentment, not contempt. I'm totally hooked.
Thursday, December 10 2009
In adapting author Sapphire's difficult novel for the screen, director Lee Daniels is helping change the way spectators view African American women by deploying stereotypes and then exploding them.
Monday, August 24 2009
Thursday, July 30 2009
Scanlon effectively argues that Helen Gurley Brown deserves mention in the same breath as Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan as a pioneering feminist.
Wednesday, March 4 2009
Wednesday, January 14 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Monday, January 12 2009
Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.