Monthly Archives: November 2012

Silver Linings Playbook: Unconventional or just superficial?

My first thought after watching Silver Linings Playbook was, “Well, here’s another example of the annual Weinstein marketing juggernaut.”  Another movie that doesn’t seem to warrant all the Oscar buzz it’s generating.  It’s entertaining, but it sometimes feels like a … Continue reading

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Homeland recap: Two Hats

Hi, folks! Check out my most recent Homeland recap on the Time Warner Offers blog: http://www.timewarnercableoffers.com/blog/popgoddess-reviews-homeland-4/ Enjoy and share!  

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Brave: Mothers and daughters – it can be a bear

Not only does Brave feature Pixar’s first female lead character, but it also centers on her relationship with another important woman in her life – her mother.  In most Disney stories and fairy tales in general, mothers are either absent … Continue reading

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The Good Wife recap: Anatomy of a Joke

Hey all, you can read my recap of The Good Wife episode “Anatomy of a Joke” on the Comcast Offers blog: http://www.comcastoffers.com/blog/popgoddess-reviews-the-good-wife-2    

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The Good Wife recap: The Art of War

Hi, folks!  Check out my recap of last week’s Good Wife episode on the Comcast Offers blog.  My piece on this week’s hilarious episode “Anatomy of a Joke” should go live soon; I’ll post the link when it does. http://www.comcastoffers.com/blog/popgoddess-reviews-the-good-wifeContinue reading

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Homeland recap: The Clearing

Hi folks! Check out my recap of this week’s Homeland episode on the Time Warner Offers blog: http://www.timewarnercableoffers.com/blog/popgoddess-reviews-homeland/  

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Flight: Denzel’s Lost Weekends

Flight doesn’t really have anything new to say about addiction, but Denzel’s performance as airline pilot Whip Whitaker and the spectacularly staged plane crash at the beginning of the film almost make you not notice that.  I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Homeland weekly recap

Hi folks!  I just started writing weekly recaps of Homeland and The Good Wife for a couple of other sites.  Check out my recap of recent Homeland episodes “Q&A” and “A Gettysburg Address,” on the Time Warner Offers blog: http://www.timewarnercableoffers.com/blog/popgoddess-weekly-homeland/

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Looper: Lost boys doing bad things

Looper is like an inverted Terminator: instead of a hitman traveling back in time to kill someone, the victims are sent back in time to the hitman to be killed. Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Joe, one such contract killer who matter-of-factly … Continue reading

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