Recent
Reviews

Is the Street Artist a Vandal or a Virtuoso?

Rafael Schacter traces the development of street art and graffiti from across the globe in The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti.

Film

Scoop (2006)

Allen once channeled Bergman in Interiors and Fellini in Stardust Memories, but in Scoop, he commits a more self-indulgent crime, paying tribute to his own works.

Kevin Wong
Film

Tamara (2006)

Tamara's poster shows a pouty Jenna Dewan in a miniskirt, carrying a huge axe. The tagline reads, Revenge Has a Killer Body. I wish I had seen that movie instead.

Kevin Wong
Film

The Matador (2006)

While the next Bond film is stuck in pre-production as producers search for an A-List Bond girl, Pierce Brosnan is having the last laugh with his new film.

Kevin Wong
Film

Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic (2005)

Sarah Silverman's character is a spoiled, suburban princess, which allows her to deliver offensive one-liners with an unnerving mixture of naïvete and self-assured ignorance.

Kevin Wong
Reviews

Drawn Together

The eight house residents on Drawn Together are growing tiresome; they're always the same.

Kevin Wong
Reviews

The Office

Aside from making its occupants physically uncomfortable, the office intensifies their confrontations, forcing them to butt heads without the chance for literal escape from conflict.

Kevin Wong
Reviews

Survivor: Guatemala

Survivor remains an addictive, morbidly entertaining affair.

Kevin Wong
Reviews

The Simpsons: The Complete Sixth Season

The commentary tracks repeatedly demonstrate the mutual respect and camaraderie of the Simpsons veterans.

Kevin Wong
Film

The Aristocrats (2005)

The sheer number of performances wears thin by film's end.

Kevin Wong
Reviews

Hell's Kitchen

After calling two diners 'bimbos,' chef Gordon Ramsay tells them to go see their plastic surgeon, causing the women to storm out of the restaurant.

Kevin Wong
Reviews

Family Guy / American Dad

The timetable for studio animation is slow, which means that American Dad's political jokes are dated as soon as they're written.

Kevin Wong
Reviews

Iron Chef America

Iron Chef America favors accessibility over spectacle, and it doesn't make as many reaches for viewers beyond the cooking show demographic.

Kevin Wong
Film

Walk on Water (2004)

Following enough plot threads to fill three more films, Gal Uchovsky's screenplay considers alienation in several forms.

Kevin Wong

Reviews
Collapse Expand Reviews



Features
Collapse Expand Features

PM Picks
Collapse Expand Pm Picks

© 1999-2020 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters is wholly independent, women-owned and operated.