Ross Langager has been contributing music reviews to PopMatters since early 2008. He has a BA (Honors) in English and a MA in English, both from the University of Alberta. He has recently moved to the Toronto area, and will work for food.
While the TV version goes down its own solitary snow-swept roads, its sprawling cast of characters featuring proxies for the film’s iconic figures.
15 Apr 2014
Will and Marcus “grow up” together in bite-sized portions, learning to put away their respective childish things in the course of each episode. Then they regress.
21 Feb 2014
Though sensationalist intrigues hold sway over the initial plot of Under the Dome, the gradual revelation of mysteries could well provide several seasons’ worth of dramatic interest.
24 Jun 2013
This richly mounted miniseries depicts the fading of Edwardian British propriety with deft strokes and caustic wit.
26 Feb 2013
The quasi-reality-show vibe of Wild Things draws Dominic Monaghan's natural, laddish Mancunian charms out better than his fictional forays in film and TV have done.
21 Jan 2013
The film constructs the team’s triumph as the culmination of efforts of a gutsy little nation to forge its own place in a suddenly changed world.
03 Oct 2012
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