November 29, 2021
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Amateur video essayists discourage nuanced discussion

By | Oct 1, 2020

Unfortunately, as is typical of most internet discourse, film discussion can be problematic and counterproductive rather than welcoming.


Review: Comics for the week of 10/4

By , | Oct 5, 2017

“Batman: White Knight #1”
Written and Drawn by Sean Murphy
Hell hath no fury like a Joker scorned.


Review: ‘Rogue One’ rebels against Star Wars tradition

By | Jan 23, 2017

“Rogue One” is, if nothing else, a chip off the old “Star Wars” block, which works both to its strengths and its weaknesses.


Potential(ly bad) results of Disney’s LucasFilms acquisition

By | Oct 31, 2012

Social media blew up yesterday when Disney announced that it had purchased LucasFilms for 4.05 billion dollars and also promised “Star Wars: Episode 7” (a.k.a. “Star Wars: Let’s Rake in the Dough”) in 2015. This deal has great media industry potential, but for every great idea this deal could spawn, there are five more that…