Category: Lists

Do You Know Anyone Who Has Watched Even a Single Episode of Ballers or Ray Donovan?

So, I open up Entertainment Weekly‘s big Comic-Con issue this morning, and what do I almost immediately see? A full-page ad for Ballers, Dwayne Johnson’s Entourage-lite dramedy which returns for its third season this Sunday, […]

Nitpicking Wonder Woman: The Answers to 10 Questions You Might Have After Seeing the Movie

You’ve seen Wonder Woman. So have I. OMG, how good was that No Man’s Land scene, right? You probably have some questions about the plot and future of the franchise. So do I. Roll the […]

10 Things I Learned from the Logan Blu-Ray – The Best Digital Effects In the Movie Are the Ones We Never Noticed

Into the great wasteland of Hollywood’s language neutral, China-appeasing blockbusters there occasionally comes a movie which causes everyone to stop and take notice of what proper blockbuster filmmaking actually looks like. It’s that rare film […]

10 Things I Learned at Planet Comicon 2017 & 15 Pieces of Advice for Future Convention Goers

I have now been to three pop culture/comic book conventions: Timmy Eddy, Dallas FanExpo and Planet Comicon in Kansas City, Missouri. Not to go all Goldilocks on you, but Timmy Eddy (a local Doctor Who […]

Top 10 Episodes of Lost Girl – Canada’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel Hybrid

Anna Silk, Zoie Palmer, Emmanuelle Vaugier and Rachel Skarsten are in Kansas City this weekend for Planet Comic-Con. Their five-season run (eh, technically Skarsten was only there for three of the five season) together on Lost […]

Ranking the Last 7 Episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return, From Worst to Best

I have now my finished my binge of Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return. I previously ranked the first 7 episodes and shared my general thoughts on the new show versus the old one (conclusion: […]

Ranking the First 7 Episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return

The “not too distant future” is now. Well, kind of. It’s not the year 3000 yet, but we have now passed April 14, 2017, meaning Netflix’s Kickstarter-funded Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return is here […]

4 Things I Learned From Ahmed Best’s New I Was There Too Interview #TryPod

There was a hashtag movement last month called #trypod, but I, as a Stand By Me character might put it, really screwed the pooch. Podcast hosts everywhere encouraged all of us to not only recommend a podcast […]

10 Things I Learned from Amazon’s New Docuseries American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story

Amazon’s new docuseries American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story is one gigantic ego stroke. Not quite full-blown documentary, not quite prestige drama, this hybrid series combines plenty of talking heads and archival footage/audio with cinematic […]

Ghost in the Shell: 5 Lessons Learned from a Recent Roundtable Discussion With Japanese Actresses

The ongoing argument about the need for more diverse representation in film or TV, both in front of and behind the camera, can sometimes seem academic or esoteric. One person rattles off the latest alarming […]