the darkness of heroes

Kel and I saw Captain America together and it ignited an interesting conversation about the darkness of heroes. Captain America first appeared in comics in 1941 and like Superman (who first appeared in 1938) . . . → more

X-Men: First Class

In some ways, this was a great movie and in some ways it was uneven (though not nearly as uneven as X2). But the easy stuff first: I wasn’t thrilled with Kevin Bacon as the villain. In theory I thought it was great, but in . . . → more

the peril of poor marketing

Thor opened to $65M and even though that might seem like a very decent summer opening (ETA: especially compared with how Green Lantern [$53M] and X-Men First Class . . . → more

let’s get definitive

A few months ago there was this graph about the evolution of the geek. And while it’s generally amusing, my major contention is their ubiquitous use of the word geek. It’s not . . . → more

best tv of 2010

Legend of the Seeker

It’s my favorite post of the year! It feels a bit different this year, because I pretty much watched everything on hulu. So, no show had a place in my week or a home on my tv. It was all . . . → more

100 hot guys – 2010

Buddy TV posted their annual TV’s 100 Sexiest Men list. which means I now have an annual This Is Who I Like On Their List post. I would have put them in considerably . . . → more

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

I think, though still flawed, Eclipse is the best of the Twilight films thus far. Before I even begin I should say that it’s my favorite book. I like how romantic it is and I like Jacob and Edward talking in the tent and the whole little kerfuffle . . . → more

the best tv of 2009

Dollhouse - Man on the Street | Eliza Dushku | Tahmoh Penikett

I’ve acquiesced to the fact that this is more “tv I loved in 2009” than actually “the best tv of 2009”. But what critic’s list isn’t? You never read, “I hated this show, but damn was it well . . . → more

100 hot guys – 2009

I found BuddyTV’s 100 Sexiest Men on TV list through a friend and decided to edit out everyone but my favorites. because it’s my blog. and it’s fun. . . . → more

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

It’s amazing what a good director can do. When I saw New Moon, I have to admit I was afraid to get my hopes up. Twilight was just so poorly done and the books are so badly written, but the characters are incredibly engaging . . . → more

        

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