For English actor, technophile, and raconteur Stephen Fry, the Greek myths were an obsession which he’s clung to through his life, leading him to create a monologue trilogy about the classic stories he’s currently presenting in The Mythos Cycle at Ontario’s Shaw Festival.
Are these supposed to be written in third person or first person? I can never... I mean, the author can never tell.
The beauty (and the danger) of a Netflix series is you can tell a story that sprawls. I think Luke Cage is the first one that doesn’t feel like it’s spread out for its own sake.
Luke Cage, the hero of Harlem, has been busy since his last appearance, and a new season of Luke Cage hits your home screens tomorrow. Here’s a look back at what happened in Season 1, in case you don’t have time to rebinge.
So, confession. I’ve never read The Outsiders or seen the movie based on it. So if this episode has carefully crafted references to it, I am the last guy to … Continue reading Riverdale: ‘The Outsiders,’ SE01 E08
Greetings, Riverheads! Apologies for taking so long to get back to you. So much has been happening in our little land of the gingers! Love blooms and wilts, intrigues are … Continue reading Riverdale: ‘In a Lonely Place,’ S01 E07
So! Everyone who had your wager on “Betty is Polly” I’ve got some bad news for you, as the mystery of Jason Blossom’s disappearance and murder grow ever deeper and … Continue reading Riverdale: ‘Faster, Pussycats! Kill, Kill!’
Riverdale, when you think about it, is perfectly suited for the CW. It’s about the prototypical teen and his buds, and (as we’ve seen) you can do pretty much anything … Continue reading ‘Riverdale’: How’d We Get Here?
Merry Christmas! Look, if you’re one of the high class tastemakers that visits BBP regularly, you’ve likely got friends and family who are fans of the single greatest musical to … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2016: For the “Hamilton” Fans In Your Life
So Deadpool was apparently a big learning experience for all the companies building their own Cinematic Universes. Apparently the main lesson they learned was that an R-Rated genre film could, in … Continue reading The DC Extended Universe (DCEU) Of Movies: Where To Now?
The first Cloverfield was sort of JJ Abrams Mystery Box ethos writ large. Inspired by a visit to Japan to create an American Kaiju tale, it very strongly reflected the … Continue reading The Bitter Guy on 10 Cloverfield Lane (no spoilers!)
Warning: The following article contains justifications, backronyms, and head-canon. Reader discretion is advised. The moment when the scales fell from my eyes was about midway in the first Iron Man (2008) … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Dropping The S.H.I.E.L.D. Reveals Questions
Each week, one of Biff Bam Pop’s illustrious writers will delve into one of their favorite things. Perhaps it’s a movie or album they’ve carried with them for years. Maybe … Continue reading Justin Mohareb On… Nightmares of Futures Past