Jarvis Is An Actual Person & 5 Other Differences Between the Iron Man Films and Comic Books

Robert Downey Jr. is Iron Man.  The character exists in comic books and various animated television shows and direct-to-video films, but as far as we’re concerned Tony Stark just ain’t Tony Stark unless he’s played […]

You Gotta Read This!: Lolita

An appreciation of the printed word (hopefully even printed on paper and bound together with a decorative cover) is a dying concept. We hope to, slowly but surely, rectify this tragic situation by introducing and discussing […]

Comedy Central’s New Titans of Comedy: Hoffman, Fielder, Jeselnik, Key, Kroll, Peele & Schumer

Do we have to start paying attention to all of those new shows Comedy Central won’t shut up about?  In 2013 alone, the network has premiered The Kroll Show, The Jeselnik Offensive, The Ben Show […]

Why Marvel Studios may be Underestimating the Appeal of Robert Downey Jr.

When Robert Downey Jr. was tapped to play Tony Stark in Marvel Studio’s adaptation of Iron Man, more than a few eyebrows were raised in that skeptical, condescending fashion that only people with really talented […]

Hey, Guillermo del Toro has a New Movie, and it has a Trailer! Were You Guys Aware of This?

Director Guillermo del Toro is best known as the man behind the most soul-crushingly beautiful, frightening, haunting Spanish Civil War/ fantasy quest epic ever, Pan’s Labyrinth and the film adaptations of everyone’s favorite cigar-smoking, cat-loving, super-hero demon […]

Three Faces of Will: Examining Thomas Harris’s Will Graham on TV and in Film

Thomas Harris struck pop cultural lightning with the creation of Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter, the imprisoned, elegant, freakishly intelligent psychopath who maneuvers around the edges of his novels Red Dragon and The Silence of the Lambs. […]

Why Doctor Who’s “A Journey to the Center of the Tardis” Was One Re-Set Button Too Many for the Show

Doctor Who just potentially flashed a giant middle finger to its audience last night with the giant reset-button conclusion to “Journey to the Center of the Tardis.”  My reaction?  To quote Communtiy, “I’m not mad; […]

We Debate: The Splatter-tastic Evil Dead Remake & How Much We Missed Bruce Campbell [Spoilers]

A book which absolutely should not be read, a man who refuses to die, and enough blood and gore to make even the infamous Blood Countess squeamish.  There is all of that and more in […]

The Top 5 WTF! Moments from Bates Motel So Far

Sometimes something happens in a television show which leaves you bemused or incredulous and asking, perhaps while laughing, “WTF!”  Perhaps no show on television right now traffics in this territory more than the crazy-town bonkers […]

Watch This: A Love Triangle?, Hello Doctor & Other Reactions to New Thor: The Dark World Trailer

Thor, the man with the literal hammer (as opposed to the metaphorical, Doctor Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog variety), is back, and this time he’s bypassed the Shakespearean father-brother drama of his first film for potential girlfriend issues.  All […]