Category: TV and Movies

brave new world 0

Distraction is the Larger Picture

This is the biggest benefit of “Amusing Ourselves to Death:” its introduction into the world of deconstructing cultural mythology. What we take for granted, and oftentimes fail to see.

The Hunt 37

Universal Pictures Should Not Cancel “The Hunt”

Is the current political climate too fragile to withstand the release of the violent satire film “The Hunt”? That’s a question best left to American consumers, not the president or his friends in the media.

hollywood 41

Jane Wick

We’ve had female Terminators and female superheroes.  Why couldn’t a woman be the next John Wick?

ESPN 139

On Changing The Subject

A place where you can go to get news about sports, sports, sports and not Trump, Trump, Trump.

Alfred Pennyworth 7

All-In For Alfred

The fascinating history of Batman’s Batman.

Scarlett Johansson 49

Rub and Tug

Sometimes enough is enough and you should step aside and let others have a swing at the pinata.  

movies 59

Actually, the Film Was Better Than These Books

“The book was better” is not something I say very often, but it is no less true: books are a different medium and what works on the page my not work on the screen and vice versa.

Star Trek Picard 22

Sans Starship

Sure, bring back Jean-Luc Picard, but keep him out of the captain’s chair.

Breaking Bad 9

Defending Skyler White

Is Breaking Bad’s Skyler White the least sympathetic character in all of fiction?

Alone 15

Watching Television Alone

The point is that I use literally anything else to delicately suppress the sentiments and sensations of life.