Carl Wilson is a freelance writer based in Sheffield, UK. He's contributed to over a dozen edited collections on film and TV. Examining a variety of subjects, his work has recently appeared in books on Jane Austen, women screenwriters, world film locations (Havana, Toronto, and Vancouver), four volumes from the Directory of World Cinema series (on American independent and Hollywood cinema), and PopMatters' own book on Joss Whedon: After the Avengers, which you should probably check out now that we're all friends.
From crawling to walking to running to the White House: dissecting 20 years of zombie evolution.
26 Jun 2017
Holmes spends "The Six Thatchers" hoping for a better plot to unravel, and I can't blame him.
09 Jan 2017
With Shakespeare's A Game of Thrones rendered into a Fascist version of '30s Britain, be careful whose side you're on.
19 Jul 2016
Key scenes in trailers are briskly propelled before our eyes like a Willy Wonka candy-machine set to rapid-fire auto-spoiler by some sucrose-soaked Oompa Lumpa Tony Montana.
24 Jun 2016
If we look past the ludicrous, carnival facade of The Turner Prize, the obscured film work might be less on the “outer fringes of the map of cinema” than we are led to believe.
10 Jun 2016
Peter Watkins' controversial BBC documentaries from the '60s still astound, startle, and disturb.
18 Apr 2016
Could Joss Whedon's next Shakespearean film be a sort of Boardwalk Empire meets Hamlet? Or a Chinese infused space western 'verse of Firefly: The Good, The Bard, and the Powerful Ugly?
19 Feb 2016
The fantastic season finalé of finally grants our wish to reveal our mad scientist and our monster -- but we should be careful what we wish for.
24 Dec 2015
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