In Defense of ‘The Lost World’
Jun10

In Defense of ‘The Lost World’

Plenty of people have a dim view of sequels. Just take a brief look back at Avengers: Age of Ultron. Critics could overlook any merits of the individual film by simply stating that it doesn’t feel “as fresh” as the first one. And this is true; the first Avengers was something that had never been done before. It would be impossible (or at least incredibly difficult) for any sequel to top that. But just because it isn’t “new” doesn’t...

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The Weekend in Pop Culture: Dudes Punching Dudes
May04

The Weekend in Pop Culture: Dudes Punching Dudes

This past weekend provided ample opportunities to pay to watch people get punched a lot. If that’s not your thing, there wasn’t much to do other than pretend that Kate’s new baby will somehow bring meaning to your life from an ocean away or watch horses run on a track. But back to the punching. This weekend brought us two very anticipated pieces of entertainment: Avengers: Age of Ultron and the Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao boxing...

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