Friday, April 4 2014
Can a barely recognizable sequel save a franchise? Or is it doomed to mark its epitaph?
Wednesday, April 2 2014
Hey, did anybody else have the Good Wife plot twist spoiled for them last week? Thanks to Google, Time and the Associated Press, I did.
Tuesday, March 25 2014
When the actors of ABC's most successful series in years were forced to file a lawsuit, the minds behind the dialogue took an entire episode to make their points known.
Friday, March 21 2014
When you pay for Probe's services, you're not only getting the agent of the week but also a passel of experts with their tiny cameras, microphones, and zirconium-shelled "audio implants".
Tuesday, March 11 2014
Thanks to Seth Meyers, the community of after-hours talk-show hosts just got a whole lot friendlier. Call it fresh. Call it new. I call it interesting.
Friday, March 7 2014
For over 20 years, Alan Partridge has shared his life with the British public and fans have embraced him, warts and all. Now, his first feature film is coming to America. Back of the net!
Monday, March 3 2014
Grand "explanations" are simple, it's actions and decisions that are complex. Quantum Leap treated ordinary people's problems as the real matters of cosmic importance.
Monday, February 17 2014
An institution once associated with athletic superiority and, of course, proud patriotism, has been deduced to yet another pawn in the ongoing game of international passive-aggression.
Friday, February 14 2014
Ever think Hollywood is making the same films over and over? These many sets of twin films that constitute Hollywood’s Great Duopolies show no signs of stopping.
Wednesday, February 12 2014
All it took was a trip to the Royal Rumble to see how similar the warped reality of the WWE is to The Kardashians. Or The Real World. Or Duck Dynasty. Or Honey Boo Boo.
Monday, February 10 2014
In 2013, Syfy's Sharknado became a trending topic on Twitter and a pop culture phenomenon. Here's why none of it matters.
Monday, February 3 2014
Via the billion-dollar Cool Japan Fund Inc, Japan is aiming to become one of the world's dominant culture forces. But can a national culture be commodified so easily?
Wednesday, January 29 2014
Roku streaming is ready to offer Roku TVs. The longer its competitors wait (cough, Apple, cough), the harder it will be to dethrone the current champs.
Tuesday, January 28 2014
Soul Train was more than entertainment for black America. It was inspiration and validation. Questlove gives us another ride.
Wednesday, January 22 2014
The Food Network is a love letter to culinary experimentation. It's a lab we can visit whenever we get bored with our own spaghetti.
Monday, January 20 2014
In the sagas of film's biggest monsters, what qualifies as a Kaiju? And does the giant monster have to be a Japanese creation to be considered Kaiju?
Monday, January 13 2014
Australian writer and director Daley Pearson is funny in all of his creations and conquers every type of comedy he tries.
Friday, December 20 2013
Like television itself, Doctor Who has consistently confronted limitation with ingenuity, cancelation with rebirth, constraint with transcendence.
Wednesday, December 18 2013
Some TV shows just aren’t willing to launch themselves into Christmas joy without also considering the validity of the Grinch's perspective.
Thursday, December 12 2013
Will a Kickstarter campaign make Betty Suarez the next Veronica Mars?