Hunger Games Pulls Its Punches

I usually go into movie adaptations of my favorite books with cautious optimism, with the attitude that – even if the film translation captures a fraction of what made the book so amazing – it will be worth seeing. I was particularly excited at the prospect of The Hunger Games, a book cinematic in its […]

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Poll of the Week: Pick Your Genre

Which genre fills up your viewing schedule? For me, it is science fiction – anything from the far out depictions of the universe in Farscape or Doctor Who to the more subtle distortions of reality in Fringe or The X-Files. Apparently, I’ll even continue to watch something really dreadful if it hits some of my favorite tropes (Terra Nova, I’m […]

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