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Monday, June 3 2013

"It's Fun Being An Asshole!": An Interview with Fran Kranz on Joss Whedon

The actor behind the lovable stoner from The Cabin in the Woods and Dollhouse's conniving programmer dishes about working with Joss Whedon, horror movies, and fan attention.


Tuesday, April 12 2011

Joss Whedon: Pioneer of the Body Count

Among Joss Whedon's greatest contributions to television has been the continual use of the Body Count, the willingness to kill off recurring characters in order to ratchet up the narrative tension and create a sense of danger.


Monday, April 11 2011

The Power of Fandom in the Whedonverse

While viewers watch television and film for entertainment, it's easy to forget that these media are industries. In this essay the changing relationships between creators, studios, distributors, and an increasingly active fandom are examined.


Sunday, April 10 2011

The Dystopian Future in Joss Whedon's Work

In contrast to the utopian vision of the future found in sci-fi series like Star Trek, Joss Whedon's creations show a different vision of the future. And it isn't pretty.


Thursday, April 7 2011

The Big Bad Universe: Good and Evil According to Joss Whedon

Most of Joss Whedon's work has been characterized by Big Bads. But the lines separating Good and Evil are more complex than one might expect.


Columns

Monday, July 25 2011

Voluntary Amnesia in 'Dollhouse' and 'Pygmalion'

Long before Dollhouse's Echo submitted herself to five years of memory loss, Eliza Doolitle of Pygmalion experimented with some personal tabula rasa.


Reviews

Friday, December 3 2010

'Dollhouse: The Complete Second Season' May Be Too Good for This World

Season Two of Dollhouse corrected all the wrongs of its middling first season to become one of the best shows on television in late-2009. Too bad that, by that point, no one was watching.


Wednesday, February 11 2009

Dollhouse: Series Premiere

Even as Dollhouse sounds like other TV shows and movies, it is also utterly strange, its premise literally ridiculous and intriguingly metaphorical.


Blogs

Monday, January 18 2010

Dollhouse: (Briefly) The Best Show on Television

Despite a slow beginning Dollhouse has become an absolutely brilliant series


News

Wednesday, May 13 2009

'Dollhouse' may end its run on DVD

We won't know for a few more days whether the door to the "Dollhouse" has been closed permanently. Certainly last Friday's finale gave mixed signals


Friday, March 6 2009

Has TV lost its nerve? Why engrossing dramas keep getting kicked off the island

Launching a broadly successful TV show is possible. No, really, it is. We hear a lot about the fractured media environment, and most of us


Tuesday, February 17 2009

Eliza Dushku soberly assesses her new role in ‘Dollhouse'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - When actress Eliza Dushku treated her former boss to lunch it turned out to be the best investment she'd ever made.


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