Sunday, February 10 2013
Like a smartly crafted advertisement, there is more to Mad Men than meets the eye. Amidst the forbidden affairs, heated pitches, and endlessly flowing libations, race relations have risen to prominence during the show's fifth season.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
PopMatters continues its 10-day countdown of some of the high and lowpoints of the 2010 to 2011 TV season. This time up... the superlative BBC drama Being Human and the oh-so-sad, watered down SyFy version of the show.
Tuesday, March 8 2011
Buffy the Vampire Slayer has been praised for its use of language. Most investigations have focused on the use of language by Buffy and the Scoobies. Here the vampires get their due.
Sunday, February 20 2011
Let Me In, the inevitable American remake of the 2008 Swedish vampire arthouse hit Let the Right One In, more than holds its own against the nearly perfect original.
Wednesday, June 23 2010
Pop culture thrives on rivalries, but few are as epic as the one between werewolves and vampires -- a rivalry which predates Twilight by, oh, some 60 years.
Monday, June 14 2010
Vampire stories may have been around for centuries, but it’s undeniable that they’ve never been quite this popular.
Thursday, April 22 2010
My postmortem on Blood Ties: the series ended less because Lifetime executives didn't understand what they had.
Tuesday, April 20 2010
Fans will find themselves terrified by some of the author's lack of knowledge of and respect for the horror genre.