Posted on March 4, 2015

The Perils of Fame in Film

The Perils of Fame in Film


“Looking from the outside in, the lives of the rich and the famous look pretty spiffy. They live in awesome houses, they wear awesome clothes, they have awesome accoutrements, and they get to do awesome stuff pretty much all day, every day. But if David Bowie and Young Jeezy have taught us anything, it’s that … Continue reading

TV Review: Agent Carter, 2.8, “Valediction”

TV Review: Agent Carter, 2.8, “Valediction”


“To say that “Valediction” doesn’t live up to the best episodes of Agent Carter’s cardinal season is to say that it’s still pretty good television; it’s just not great, which as criticisms go lies somewhere between “observational” and “straight up spoiled.” Maybe Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely shouldn’t have done such wonderful work on the … Continue reading

Review: Everly, 2015, dir. Joe Lynch

Review: Everly, 2015, dir. Joe Lynch


“Based on her recent credits, Salma Hayek may be the last person anyone would expect to go out guns blazing. In the last few years, she’s starred in disposable junk ranging from both Grown-Ups films to Here Comes the Boom, provided vocals for Puss in Boots, and made a cameo in Muppets Most Wanted. In … Continue reading