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from Facebook: CBS and Paramount screwed up Star Trek’s 50th anniversary

Sun Sep 11 2016, 04:46pm | 0 comments

Truth movie review: when journalistic truth is ugly (#LFF2015)

Thu Nov 05 2015, 03:23pm | 3 comments

open thread: Supergirl

Wed Oct 28 2015, 05:45pm | 8 comments

Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on Late Show: I haz a sad

Fri Apr 11 2014, 05:02pm | 34 comments

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

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

the 19th-century painting that inspired blockbuster movie posters (and other adventures in social networking)

Mon Jan 14 2013, 10:41pm | 0 comments

the Doctor meets Dali… (and other adventures in social networking)

Mon Dec 17 2012, 11:57pm | 0 comments

final video production diary for the first Hobbit film (and other adventures in social networking)

Fri Nov 30 2012, 11:38pm | 0 comments

question of the day: What is the modern appeal of Sherlock Holmes?

Fri May 18 2012, 09:22am | 0 comments

how much coverage of SOPA have you seen in the mainstream American media?

Thu Jan 19 2012, 12:13am | 0 comments

American modern-day Sherlock Holmes: now officially inevitable

Wed Jan 18 2012, 12:56am | 0 comments

FlickFilosopher.com will join the SOPA protest on Wednesday, January 18

Sun Jan 15 2012, 05:17pm | 0 comments

We Bought a Zoo (review)

Thu Jan 05 2012, 04:33pm | 0 comments

question of the day: Is it too soon for a sitcom about an army bomb disposal squad?

Fri May 27 2011, 10:06am | 0 comments

blame Twitter for Wil Wheaton’s nonblogging; ‘Shit My Dad Says’ shitcanned; Catherine Tate may take over ‘The Office’; more: leftover links

Sun May 22 2011, 10:46pm | 0 comments

Sam Worthington surprised by ‘Titans’ sequel; book banning makes a comeback in the U.S.; early ‘Siskel & Ebert’ now watchable online; more: leftover links

Sun Feb 20 2011, 02:03pm | 0 comments

dodging the Egypt Internet crackdown; the Oscar race is already over; is Amazon going all out with unlimited streaming?; more: leftover links

Sun Feb 06 2011, 05:30pm | 0 comments

Nintendo says no to Justin Bieber; Ricky Gervais won’t host Golden Globes again; Michel Gondry not a fan of 3D; more: leftover links

Sat Jan 22 2011, 01:21pm | 0 comments

NBC is sooo regretting letting Conan go; new Wolverine movie is called ‘The Wolverine’; BBC continues to employ David Tennant and John Simm; more: leftover links

Sun Nov 21 2010, 04:06pm | 0 comments

‘Doctor Who’ thing of the day: Matt Smith on Craig Ferguson?

Wed Nov 10 2010, 11:44am | 0 comments

how ‘Caprica’ should end; why Roger Ebert hates lists; what the frak is Roland Emmerich up to?; more: leftover links

Sat Oct 30 2010, 03:48pm | 0 comments

question of the day: The most-coveted U.S. TV viewers are turning to Univision: will we see more shows with Hispanic appeal on English-language TV?

Thu Sep 09 2010, 10:55am | 26 comments

quick list: five TV shows that should be on DVD

Mon Aug 02 2010, 02:17pm | 32 comments

save Paul Rudd; movie apathy; everybody loves ‘Mad Men’; more: leftover links

Sun Aug 01 2010, 12:50pm | 1 comment

‘Caprica’ blogging: “Know Thy Enemy”

Mon Mar 08 2010, 03:32pm | 7 comments

the finest media commentary the right wing has to offer… from 1898, 1962, and an alternate dimension

Tue Feb 09 2010, 01:25am | 11 comments

question of the weekend: If you were given a free commercial spot during the Super Bowl, what would you advertise?

Sat Jan 30 2010, 01:31pm | 12 comments

Neil Gaiman is awesome, Regis Philbin is an idiot, Jay Leno and the end of America, and more: leftover links

Sun Jan 24 2010, 01:20pm | 5 comments

question of the day: Is ABC trying to kill ‘FlashForward’?

Tue Dec 08 2009, 07:58am | 32 comments

question of the day: What’s the most dramatic thing broadcast TV networks could do to shake things up?

Mon May 18 2009, 10:07am | 9 comments

question of the day: Could the American broadcast networks be bigger crybabies?

Mon Apr 27 2009, 08:53am | 23 comments

Good Night, and Good Luck. (review)

Thu Oct 06 2005, 05:03pm | 0 comments

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