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Television
'Kroll Show: Seasons One and Two' Feels Like a Collection of Inside Jokes
Nick Kroll and his gaggle of comedian friends clearly think themselves hilarious; from a viewer's perspective, however, that judgment is usually questionable in Kroll Show. [30.Jan.15]
'American Experience: Edison' Captures the Inventor's Practical and Imaginative Spirit
Just as Thomas Edison represented the America of his time, so too does he represents the America of our time in his try-and-succeed, try-and-fail methodology. [27.Jan.15]
'Secret Agent: The Complete Series' Out-Bonds James Bond
Patrick McGoohan's John Drake, superhero for the Cold War era, just might be the coolest hero of all time -- yes, even more than James Bond. [27.Jan.15]
The Trials and Tribulations of Dirty Harry Callahan
Feeling lucky, punk? The road from obscurity to legend wasn't easy for Clint Eastwood's iconic character Dirty Harry. Think you know the back story? Read on! [26.Jan.15]
The Final Season of 'Better Off Ted' Reminds Us That We Were Better Off With It
Better Off Ted was cancelled too early, and this truncated final season doesn't give any real closure. What it does give us, however, is more hi-jinks and zany creativity. [26.Jan.15]
Reviews
Nick Kroll and his gaggle of comedian friends clearly think themselves hilarious; from a viewer's perspective, however, that judgment is usually questionable in Kroll Show. [29.Jan.15]
Patrick McGoohan's John Drake, superhero for the Cold War era, just might be the coolest hero of all time -- yes, even more than James Bond. [26.Jan.15]
Just as Thomas Edison represented the America of his time, so too does he represents the America of our time in his try-and-succeed, try-and-fail methodology. [27.Jan.15]
Better Off Ted was cancelled too early, and this truncated final season doesn't give any real closure. What it does give us, however, is more hi-jinks and zany creativity. [25.Jan.15]
This isn't so much a comedy classic as it is passively amusing, but Drunk History's formula works damn well... especially after you've had a few of your own. [22.Jan.15]
Much like its closest television contemporary, Mad Men, Girls comes alive through character detail rather than plot. [20.Jan.15]
Mixed Media
News
By Julie Westfall and Meredith Blake
Woody Allen will write and direct his first television series for Amazon, the company announced on Tuesday in a statement. The half-hour… [14.Jan.15]
Features
By PopMatters Staff
In 2014, we let Russian spies, biker gangs, Silicon Valley techies, and existentially frustrated detectives into our living rooms. As these 25 picks reveal, we had good reasons for doing so. [05.Jan.15]
On the occasion of 30 for 30's fifth anniversary, ESPN Films has released a 100-Film Gift Set. And on that occasion, a list of the 10 best 30 for 30 films.. so far. [02.Jan.15]
Columns
The Next Reel
Feeling lucky, punk? The road from obscurity to legend wasn't easy for Clint Eastwood's iconic character Dirty Harry. Think you know the back story? Read on! [25.Jan.15]
Negritude 2.0
In the face of mounting allegations against the beloved comedian, we are left to reconsider his artistic legacy. [13.Jan.15]
From The Blogs
PopMatters seeks essays speculating what the future holds for the prolific Joss Whedon, and topics in the Whedon cannon that deserve a closer look, for forthcoming eBook. [21.Jan.15]
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