Monday, June 3 2013
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
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
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
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
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.
Monday, July 25 2011
Long before Dollhouse's Echo submitted herself to five years of memory loss, Eliza Doolitle of Pygmalion experimented with some personal tabula rasa.
Friday, December 3 2010
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
Even as Dollhouse sounds like other TV shows and movies, it is also utterly strange, its premise literally ridiculous and intriguingly metaphorical.
Monday, January 18 2010
Despite a slow beginning Dollhouse has become an absolutely brilliant series
Wednesday, May 13 2009
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
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
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.