True Detective Debate: Season 1 vs Season 2

Katie, LaughingMan and CineMax come to the table, each with their own valid criticisms or praise of True Detective Season 2, and debate where we more closely compare the two seasons for better and worse.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Leak: Piracy and the Digital Media Paradigm

In the wake of the first four episodes of Game of Thrones Season 5 being leaked online, we discuss piracy and how the internet changed viewing habits.

The Legend of Korra Analysis: Elemental Errors?

The Legend of Korra Analysis Review

The Legend of Korra series finished late last year, but new seasons have already been planned well in advance. Some feel that the series so far doesn’t, perhaps, hold up to its predecessor – Avatar: The…

The Oscars: The Academy Award For Best Exercise In Pointless Vanity

It’s that time of year again, boys and girls, because the Oscars are upon us! Which movie will the Academy select as 2014’s Best Picture despite being an incredibly safe, boring choice? Which actor or actress…

The Platinum Age of Television: Nielsen is Dead, Long Live Twitter

Breaking Bad, Dexter, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Mad Men; Television has never been better. Or has it? For every action there’s an opposite and equal reaction, and with the rise of every new great television…

Beyond Pictures: Humanity and the Legend of Korra

legend of korra

In my pontificating about animation for the last couple of years, it’s natural that one show has crossed my path more than enough times- Avatar, once The Last Airbender, now the Legend of Korra. It’s a…

Beyond Pictures: An Animation Blog

And so it begins… So the last year has been one of the most eventful of my life. Bear with me, this isn’t an egotistical puff piece so I need to elaborate. I don’t just mean…

ABC’s The River: First Impression Review

Sorely lacking in any shred of realism that makes “lost footage” horror films compelling, ABC’s new “Paranormal Activity”-inspired series “The River” runs dry. Horror. It’s relative, as evidenced by ABC’s new horror series, “The River”, created,…