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Raya and the Last Dragon movie review: warrior princess (#DisneyPlus)

Sun Mar 28 2021, 05:14pm | 0 comments

Family Romance, LLC. movie review: coming to your emotional rescue

Fri Jul 03 2020, 04:05pm | 0 comments

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood movie review: the importance of radical kindness (#LFF2019)

Sun Nov 24 2019, 07:57pm | 0 comments

curated: were the works attributed to Shakespeare written by a woman?

Mon May 13 2019, 03:36pm | 0 comments

the Force is with white men, and hardly anyone else [update]

Wed Apr 30 2014, 11:00am | 104 comments

this is the most depressing interpretation of Netflix I’ve read

Thu Jan 16 2014, 11:48pm | 4 comments

evening clickbait: Gravity is a British film; Inspector Lestrade and Mrs. Hudson share clothes; how the Twilight Zone reflects 2010s paranoia

Wed Jan 08 2014, 10:04pm | 0 comments

Doctor Who thing: the impact of fans and fanzines on New Who

Tue Jan 07 2014, 11:47am | 3 comments

evening clickbait: 1981 news report about Internet; modern celebs in classic paintings; how the media failed women in 2013; 60 Minutes fellates the NSA; majority of Web traffic not human; has Anchorman 2 PR been too much?

Mon Dec 16 2013, 11:38pm | 2 comments

evening clickbait: another reason Hunger Games is awesome; animals *were* harmed

Wed Nov 27 2013, 01:35am | 2 comments

who are the most interesting young actors (male and female) working today?

Mon Aug 05 2013, 08:00am | 30 comments

interesting stuff I found online (that you might find interesting too)

Fri Jun 07 2013, 11:34pm | 1 comment

Huffington Post gets smacked by writer who refuses to work for free

Sat Apr 13 2013, 09:41pm | 3 comments

question of the day: What’s your favorite or pet “conspiracy theory” about a book, movie, or TV show?

Fri Feb 01 2013, 09:46am | 0 comments

Bela Lugosi as Jesus will blow your mind (and other adventures in social networking)

Tue Jan 15 2013, 10:23pm | 13 comments

question of the weekend: Is Twitter making ignorance suddenly cool?

Sat Apr 21 2012, 11:21am | 0 comments

question of the day: Are you worried about the new ‘Great Gatsby’ movie?

Fri Nov 19 2010, 09:32am | 0 comments

question of the day: The 80s are back, with a vengeance: should we be afraid?

Mon Jun 14 2010, 10:17am | 9 comments

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