Tuesday, June 19 2012
Depictions of black women in popular culture have long surpassed the 'mammy' archetype. Let's talk about Teresa Graves in Get Christie Love (1974), for starters.
Thursday, October 20 2011
The intriguing combination of Elmore Leonard's voice with Tarantino's unique dialogue leads to his best film.
Sunday, January 18 2009
As a result of the much publicised murder at the start of this season's L Word, the first few episodes resemble Murder She Wrote, just with more, um, oral. And yes, in terms of the sex, The L Word is as hot as ever.
Tuesday, January 23 2007
Scared and excited, Phyllis became a symbol of what's best and most complex about The L Word, that a secure sense of identity is never easy.
Thursday, January 11 2007
The L Word is more enjoyable to watch with a group, mostly because subtlety is not one of its strengths.
Friday, January 5 2007
Season Three's biggest storylines were also the most controversial among fans: Dana's death from breast cancer; and the introduction of a transgender character.
Wednesday, February 1 2006
Now that The L Word has considered many of the broad topics of the day (with the notable exception of a same-sex wedding or commitment ceremony), it can do its own thing.
Thursday, June 9 2005
Although there is probably someone in L.A. just like Mark -- art house aesthetic on the outside masking a Joe Francis attitude on the inside -- he never seems completely believable.
Thursday, August 22 2002
The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a whole lot of nada.