Can You Follow The Shifting Power Dynamic In The Silence Of The Lambs?

Tony Zhou is back with another excellent episode of Every Frame a Painting (previously here and here). This quick installment illustrates how camerawork is used to reflect the power struggle between Jodie Foster's Clarice Starling and Anthony Hopkins' Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs. » 10/18/14 2:05pm 10/18/14 2:05pm

Precocious TV Critic Manages to Sit Still Long Enough to Review an…

If you’re lagging behind in your Doctor Who viewing, you might not want to watch diminutive television critic Lindalee Rose’s review of “The Bells of Saint John” episode because, at a mere four years old, Lindalee has not yet learned the concept of SPOILER ALERT. It’s okay — she has plenty of time to hone her… » 4/14/13 4:43pm 4/14/13 4:43pm

Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Book Critic Says The Books Critics Hate Are…

Locus interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Michael Dirda, who's been covering science fiction books for the Washington Post for 25 years. And he talks about the huge "breakout" books that he's had reservations about, but also admits that the critics are often wrong about the books that really matter: » 12/29/09 11:00am 12/29/09 11:00am