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'Montage of Heck' Reveals Unseen Sides of Kurt Cobain
By August Brown
Cobain’s witty self-awareness is one of many new and heartrending sides of him brought to light in Brett Morgen’s new HBO documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck. [24.Apr.15]
The Charming Half-Assedness of 'The Soup'
By Nick Steffas
The Soup's charmingly lazy approach is more transparent than ever, and for that reason it's that much more honest. [23.Apr.15]
Great Movies With Terrible Sequels: Laughable Sequels in Action
Not even the combined might of Superman, Batman, Predator and James Bond can save their respective series from sinking like an ocean liner into the Bay of Pigs! [21.Apr.15]
'How to Get Away With Murder' Learned Its Lessons From 'The Secret History'
With the second season already in production, How to Get Away With Murder finds itself at a crossroads. [20.Apr.15]
Every Generation Gets the 'Daredevil' It Deserves
Marvel's Daredevil is a reminder that our pop culture, even that which is rooted in the pulp tradition, can be vivid, vital, and powerful. [17.Apr.15]
Features
Marvel's Daredevil is a reminder that our pop culture, even that which is rooted in the pulp tradition, can be vivid, vital, and powerful. [17.Apr.15]
If Fox really is going jump-start The X-Files, it better not pull any of the stereotypical homophobic crap again. [12.Apr.15]
Columns
The Next Reel
Not even the combined might of Superman, Batman, Predator and James Bond can save their respective series from sinking like an ocean liner into the Bay of Pigs! [20.Apr.15]
Ties That Bind
Nostalgia has its uses, its benefits. But is it useful and beneficial when it obscures the reality of the past and present, usually in the service of power, prestige, and making a buck? [07.Apr.15]
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