Last night was the release of Eclipse, the third movie in the Twilight franchise. Theaters were packed; Team Edward/Jacob loyalties ran high; anticipatory squeals filled the air.
The movie that unfolded wasn’t worth any of it.
This has gone beyond cinematic “worth” in the context of inscrutable teen tastes, or a shift in the zeitgeist, or any of the other trends that set their intended audience alight while mystifying everyone outside their demographic. This is about a two-hour movie that has to pull its bookend voiceover into the film to… Read more »
It's a Dad, Dad, Dad, Dad World on Sleepy Hollow, io9.com, December 2013
Reign: "Left Behind", AV Club, December 2013
Best of the Year: Sundance arrived with three boundary-pushing series [Top of the Lake], AV Club, December 2013
Frozen, Philadelphia Weekly, November 2013
12 Years a Slave, Philadelphia Weekly, November 2013
This week’s Reign had a super underwhelming royal wedding that seemed to catch everyone by surprise, but Queen Catherine and Nostradamus are not the kind to be caught out. From that No Touchy arm in front to his “Your son’s going to die of an ear infection and I am not going to be the on to tell you about it” face, these two had that prom pose locked and loaded. (X)
Tran Nguyen, “The Insects of Love.”(X)
[This stunning cover art for my April story at Tor.com is a Spectrum Award nominee! While obviously I have a favorite, I highly recommend clicking over to the whole list. It’s all gorgeous.]