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Mib 123 (4): Men in Black 3

(Turns chair around, sits down) So, you made a sequel, a decade later, to a sequel that was itself made five years after the original. The production was functionally cursed, the half of the movie set in 2012 was filmed before the half set in 1969 was written, you lost at least one cast member, …

Mib 123 (4): Men in Black 3

Lab Raider Issue 1

Jeanette and Sarah are animal rights activists. They risk everything every time they go out on a direct action to destroy records, liberate animals and keep humanity’s worst instincts in check. There is a price for this work. It’s a price they’ve paid over and over. They’re about to pay it again. Matt Miner‘s storied …

Lab Raider Issue 1

Brightburn

Directed by David Yarovesky and written by Brian and Mark Gunn, Brightburn is the story of Tori and Kyle Breyer, a mid-west couple desperate for a baby. One falls from the sky onto the outskirts of their farm and they decide never to tell the boy his true origin, and raise him as their own. …

Brightburn

Boldest Going

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. The best magic tricks happen in plain sight. I’ve levitated milk, produced …

Boldest Going

Moonbase Theta, Out

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Moonbase Theta is shutting down. As the corporate enclave that owns it …

Moonbase Theta, Out

Shadowy Men, Shadowy Planet

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Sometimes the titles are an excuse to link to both the Kids in …

Shadowy Men, Shadowy Planet

American Spaces: Us

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. The second time we drove back from Santa Cruz, we stopped for …

American Spaces: Us

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