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 […]

Bad News, Everyone! They’re Canceling Futurama…Again

Bad news, everyone!  According to EW, Comedy Central has pulled the plug on Futurama, making them the second network to now tell Bender to go bite his own shiny, metal ass.  Fox was the first […]

I LOVE That Scene: Unaccustomed to Saying “I Love You” in My Fair Lady

The following scene from My Fair Lady (1964) forces me to involuntarily exclaim “I LOVE That Scene!” whenever it is brought up in conversation. THE FILM: My Fair Lady (1964) THE PLOT: Adapted from the Lerner/Lowe […]

Amazon Wants Our Help in Deciding Which of Their 14 Original TV Pilots Should Get a Full Season

Amazon just dragged the traditional television pilot season into the age of digital crowd-sourcing. Early yesterday, Amazon made 14 original TV show pilots available to one and all for free streaming, either through Amazon.com or any […]

Kryptonite & 9 Other Popular Parts of the Superman Story We Owe to Film, Radio, and Television

Thursday was Superman’s 75 year anniversary. As such, we thought it would be fun to look at story elements popularly associated with Superman which originated in film, television, and radio. Superman had real possibilities from […]

The Assassination of Elena Gilbert: Has Vampire Diaries Turned Elena Into the New Cordelia Chase?

For a show which has always managed to execute one story twist after another without violating the core identities of the characters, has Vampire Diaries finally gone too far?  If so, did they learn nothing […]