Abigail Nussbaum considers WandaVision at Asking The Wrong Questions with, “America’s Sweetheart: Thoughts on WandaVision.” Emily Van Der Werff shares her thoughts at Vox with, “WandaVision’s disappointing finale and the problem with demanding ‘justice’ in fiction.” And at the LA Times Review of Books, Aaron Bady ponders, “The […]
Screenwriter and producer Kim Eun-hee talks about making The Kingdom, her series about politics and zombies in the Joseon Dynasty. “I like zombie stories and tried to find plenty of shows and movies, but after watching them I would often find the sight of zombies moving in flocks […]
At Black Girl Nerds, Monique Jones writes about Sleepy Hollow and the many problems with the season 3 finale. There are spoilers. “The chemistry between the two leads, Tom Mison and Beharie, was the only thing that kept mostly everyone tuned in. (I say most, because somehow, there […]
Cinephelia & Beyond collects the original treatment for Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining as well as interviews with Kubrick about working on the script with novelist Diane Johnson. (Thanks, Mark!)
Dark Matters has video of director James Wong discussing how Charlie Chaplin’s biography influenced The X-Files’ episode, “Home”–and a lot more.
At SeqArt, Harry Edmundson-Cornell writes about the fourth wall, metafiction, tone and character in True Detective and Community (as well as Bojack Horseman and Rick & Morty). “When a show points out the mechanics driving the medium they’re essentially violating the realism of the art. They’re pointing out […]