The Guggenheim Effect on GamingJune 15, 2011
During the grand Marvel comics crossover event of 2006 – Civil War – Wolverine, the clawed...
Book Review: Mightier Than The Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America by David S. ReynoldsJune 13, 2011
The escalating one-upmanship led to some truly bizarre innovations, such as casting famous boxers in the...
Movie Review: Super 8June 11, 2011
Super 8 is quality filmmaking. This is what a PG-13 summer blockbuster looks like. For those...
Movie Review: The Troll HunterJune 11, 2011
The idea of hunting mythical trolls with the technological advantages of modern storm chasing and large...
You Can Never Leave: L.A. Burnout MixesJune 10, 2011
What do you do when you get tired of the place you live in? When you...
Collab: Four Decades of Giving Modern and Contemporary Design, Philadelphia Museum of ArtJune 9, 2011
Put them together as an integrated unit and you have a masterpiece. And in doing so,...
Day Late, Dollar Short, Solid Gold: “Dear Twilight…”June 8, 2011
Somewhere in the Twilight cutting room, did the thought never stir that they could drag untold...
Art Review: Chihuly: Through the Looking Glass, Museum of Fine Arts, BostonJune 6, 2011
The pieces presented in this forty-year retrospective are bright and smooth, often dauntingly large, and composed...
Movies & TV
AMC’s Unfortunate KillingJune 4, 2011
As The Killing starts its final three episodes next week without a renewal (or cancellation) notice,...
Movie Review: X-Men: First ClassJune 4, 2011
In the world of the mainstream superhero movie, X-Men: First Class shares a place alongside the...