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20 December 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

By // Cinema

The Force Awakens was the female-led Heroes Journey I’d dreamed of through a tomboy childhood. Rogue One is just flat out an amazing Star Wars movie. Rogue One: A Star …

22 September 2016

SDCC ’16: Inside the Salem Press Room

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CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2016. WGN’s brutal period piece Salem thrives at the intersection of history and fantasy – with a healthy heaping …

05 September 2016

SDCC ’16: Inside the Powerpuff Girls Press Room

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CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2016. The Cartoon Network press room at Comic-Con this year was an adorable place full of really excited creators …

18 August 2016

SDCC ’16: Inside the Arrow Press Room

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CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Team Arrow has grown over the years, and the expanded cast (not to mention showrunner Wendy Mericle) have …

08 August 2016

SDCC ’16 Exclusive: Elia Petridis talks Virtual Reality

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CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2016. The movie business is about to experience the next true revolution – the intersection of science and art …

09 June 2016

Neighbors 2

By // Cinema

I’m as surprised as the next person to write the following sentence – I think Neighbors 2 might turn out to be my favorite movie of the year. Now hear …

26 May 2016

Pay Attention to Grace & Frankie

By // TV

I don’t think there are enough words in the English language to design how revolutionary watching Grace and Frankie can feel. There are actual honest to God sexy sex scenes …

23 May 2016

Disney Live: The Jungle Book

By // Cinema

The Jungle Book is probably the most out and out successful of the recent string of “Let’s Remake A Classic Disney Movie to Try and Wring More Money Out Of …

11 May 2016

Captain America: Civil War

By // Cinema

It is easy to become cynical about the state of modern movie making – to focus on the role that international sales (mostly to China) and established franchises play in …

22 December 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

By // Cinema

It is my humble opinion that, when it comes to a cultural landmark movie like Star Wars: The Force Awakens, even opinions and critical consensus constitute a spoiler. For that …

19 November 2015

The Daily Show with… Trevor Noah

By // TV

I am finally read to say it: I love Trevor Noah. The most remarkable part of all this is that The Daily Show, with its new host, remains The Daily …

07 July 2015

Magic Mike XXL

By // Cinema

The first Magic Mike was an art house movie pretending it was Middle Aged Lady Porn. Stephen Soderbergh made a movie about addiction and dreaming, about the laziness of one’s …

01 July 2015

Inside Out

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In a way, I exist between the audiences that Inside Out is pointed at: parents + kids. I’m long since past when my own imaginary friend faded away (RIP Doadie), …

25 May 2015

Pitch Perfect 2

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Comedy sequels are a tough bunch. The road is littered with sequels that tarnished the beauty of their original – Legally Blonde 2, Miss Congeniality 2, Being It On Again. …

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