Us and The Beach Bum are Two Films in Dialogue

*WARNING: Spoilers ahead for Us and The Beach Bum* Last weekend I saw Us and this week I saw The Beach Bum, and while these were both movies I have been anticipating I did not expect them to be in dialogue with one another. Watching any two movies in quick succession leads to comparison, but… Continue reading Us and The Beach Bum are Two Films in Dialogue

In the Future, TV Shows Will Never End

In a media landscape where TV shows are revived as quickly as they are canceled, are we looking at a world where TV shows never end?

What Donald Trump and Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Have in Common

WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS FOR SCOOBY DOO 2: MONSTERS UNLEASHED Donald Trump’s aggressive and irrational “criticism” of any bad press he gets has made the legitimacy of mainstream media a constant conversation. Unfortunately his baseless ranting has derailed actual media criticism. News media is a powerful entity- the information it delivers sways opinions, influences the actions… Continue reading What Donald Trump and Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Have in Common