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This is my take on the recent disclosures about Harvey Weinstein. It is not meant to replace or supersede or in any way silence the many more heartfelt, eloquent, painful takes that others – mainly women – have been offering. … Continue reading
“Rock & roll songs are just cheap shit – nothing deeper than that.” – Tom Petty As anybody reading this knows by now, Tom Petty died this week, on Monday, October 2. I’ve been a pretty big fan of Petty’s … Continue reading
March 10 marks twenty years since television’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered. A groundbreaking show that influenced the current era of “quality television” in too many ways to mention, Buffy was first broadcast on the WB on a Monday night … Continue reading
(Originally published 4 August 2014. Kind thanks to Catcher in the Reel for permission to repost.) By Aaron Hunter This article is part of an ongoing project on the topic of web series that will discuss a few key examples over the … Continue reading
(Originally published 3 April 2014. Kind thanks to Catcher in the Reel for permission to repost.) By Aaron Hunter (For thoughts on Wes Anderson’s career to date, see: Maturity Delayed.) The Grand Budapest Hotel, the new movie directed by Wes Anderson, … Continue reading
Coming soon! A new blog about film and screen studies. It will include reviews, video essays, and regular updates about my Irish Research Council post-doc: Women and New Hollywood.