…Preach

Based on its name, you might think “Preacher” is, well, something other than what it is. What it is is “DaVinci Code” meets “Indiana Jones” meets “Kill Bill” and a whole lot more. The show follows former outlaw turned preacher, Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper); his childhood friend / co-outlaw, Tulip (Ruth Negga); and their new…

…hear it for The Boys

Imagine a world where superheroes are real. Got it? Now, imagine they’re actually egomaniacal jerks (gross understatement) with really good marketing. That’s the “The Boys.” I don’t think I’ve ever seen a show that so thoroughly earned each and every one of its (many, many, many…) viewer discretion warnings (including some very specific ones I…

…See What’s Happening

  “The Lion King” is a story and a film that elicits a strong response. From that jaw-dropping sunrise and goosebump-inducing first note to the final credits, the animated classic is seared into our collective memories. It is perfection and untouchable. Which is why what I’m about to write hurts a little. It’s not that…

…ask yourself one question

Going to the movies is not generally seen as an act of patriotism, but as we all know this past Christmas a certain threat against a certain movie made that a new reality.

…love thy neighbor

I’ve got to be honest with you, despite my love and respect for Mr. Rogen and Mr. Efron, I went into “Neighbors” prepared to roll my eyes and grin and bear it.

…go into the light

“This is the End,” written and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, is a farce of the apocalypse as experienced by an assortment of relatively well-known Hollywood actors. When the rapture arrives, it’s no surprise that a Hollywood house party remains unaffected. That is, until the hell fires being to rain down on the…