Written by Anna Harrison Sex is commonplace nowadays. Of course, the act of sex itself has always been commonplace, but the wall of privacy that usually kept it separate from those not partaking has been chipped away at little by … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison Shawn Ruddy (Joseph Winter) of “Deadstream” is clearly made in the mold of YouTubers and streamers like Paul: he does stupid things for views, and when those stupid things get other people hurt, he has to … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison The most famous (fame being a relative term here) face in “Slash/Back” dies within the first three minutes: Kristian Bruun, most known for his role as Donnie Hendrix in the television show “Orphan Black,” cracks a … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison The mere existence of “The Legend of Vox Machina” reads like something out of a fairytale: once upon a time, a group of self-professed “nerdy-ass voice actors” gathered around to celebrate Liam O’Brien’s birthday by playing … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison Modern dating sucks. It’s a vicious cycle of downloading Tinder (or your drug of choice), getting nauseated at the pickup lines, the unappealing profiles, and the sheer horniness, deleting the app out of disgust, feeling sad … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison immigrants in New York, alienated from their homes and families and alienated from the country they live in. Chuyao works as a manicurist, and Solomon at a recycling plant, though he takes up the occasional odd … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison “Station Eleven” begins with some familiarly eerie sights: empty grocery stores, overwhelmed hospitals, masks everywhere, a general sense of distrust pervading the air. It’s hard, especially in its opening episode, not to draw parallels between “Station … Continue reading.
Be Right Back, directed by Frauke Havemann, lasts barely over an hour—you could feasibly tell someone you would “be right back,” watch Be Right Back, and be considered only slightly rude when you reappeared 76 minutes later—but feels an eternity… Continue reading.
“The Civil Dead” is a ghost story, but it’s not a horror movie—nor is it “Caspar the Friendly Ghost.” It’s not trying to impart any grand ideas: it’s just two friends, director Clay Tatum and co-writer Whitmer Thomas, cobbling together … Continue reading.
Hawkeye has never been anybody’s favorite Avenger (unless you want to be a contrarian), and so the announcement that Jeremy Renner would be headlining his own show was met with rather muted enthusiasm, mostly because no one cared that much. … Continue reading.