At Crime Reads, Olivia Rutiliagno presents her “100 Best, Worst and Strangest Sherlock Holmes Portrayals of All Time, Ranked.” “We’re ranking Sherlock Holmes performances. One hundred of them. Not Sherlock Holmes adaptations, but the representations within them of Sherlock Holmes himself. Now, you might think that you know […]
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At Certified Forgotten, Molly Henery writes about The Witch (2015). “Just a few short weeks ago, we got all lovey-dovey discussing Spring as a Uterus Horror film. Now it’s time to give you delightful readers a bit of whiplash, because we’re diving into a film that has absolutely […]
This month’s Guest Star is Sachin Hingoo, a Toronto-based writer and editor at BiffBamPop.com. ~~~ What then is a ‘bastard’ for this audience composed in part, we are told, of people who are themselves outside the rules of society? Essentially someone unstable, who accepts the rules only when […]
At the BBC Culture blog, Nicholas Barber writes about Miss Fury. “This autumn sees the 80th anniversary of Wonder Woman, who made her comics debut in October 1941, two years after Batman and three years after Superman. But before we start celebrating, we should raise a glass to […]
The Library of America blog has an essay and an excerpt from Joan Didion’s “L.A. Noir.” “Around Division 47, Los Angeles Municipal Court, the downtown courtroom where, for eleven weeks during the spring and summer of 1989, a preliminary hearing was held to determine if the charges brought […]
Abby Denson joins Christine and Emily on The Feminine Critique to talk about Speed Racer. “Buckle up! We’re back to discuss a pair of ridiculously fun and colorful gems. The delightful artist/author Abby Denson joins Christine and Emily to tackle 1984’s sci-fi musical Voyage of the Rock Aliens […]