Category: Columns
Stuff I’ve Badmouthed Recently: Stalker & Co.
Stuff I've Badmouthed Recently: Stalker & Co.Because I could not ignore this show no matter how much we all wanted to, I have reviewed STALKER at The AV Club. I don’t know if the title is intended to be in allcaps all the time, but it suits the tone of the show, so we’ll leave it. It is pretty much exactly what you would expect, except with more explicit discussion of why a man’s justified in staring at a woman’s chest, which was certainly an unexpected B-plot for a pilot, but there we have it.…
The Fast and the Musketeer-ious
The Fast and the Musketeer-ious“Besides, we are men, and after all, it is our business to risk our lives.” —Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers I can’t believe I’ve seen the whole thing! No, honestly, I can’t believe I’ve seen all the Fast and the Furious movies. (I’ve also seen all the Underworld movies, but that’s an accident for another day.) I’d managed to catch this road-race-turned-heist-serial at home over the years, except Tokyo Drift, which I saw on a plane because it was the only film on the plane.…
Ten Things You Should Know about New Moon
So, after I gave a stab at being vaguely professional over at Tor.com, Fantasy Magazine offered me a chance to drop all pretense. I gently turned them down, saying, “There really wasn’t that much more of the movie to make fun of.” Then I laughed and laughed, and wrote them Ten Things You Should Know about New Moon.…