Movies

Movies, politicians, and gay sex

Kristian Lin
I went to the AMC Grapevine Mills this past weekend to see Private Eye, a Korean movie that’s so obscure that it has neither an English-language website nor an entry on the Internet Movie Database, and yet here it is in T...


Leftover Star Trek thoughts (and a defense of the fanboys)

Kristian Lin
With the release of the new Star Trek movie, your local movie theater will once again become nerd central. With it comes a wave of press about how the Star Trek fans have taken over and how much our president resembles a Vulcan...



Rose Marine on TV

Kristian Lin
Here’s a TV tip: Tune into KERA tonight at 9:30 for A Sense of Place, Logan Gilpin and Michael Rodriguez’ documentary about the history of the Rose Marine Theater. The program contains fascinating bits like how the ...


R.I.P. Bea Arthur

Kristian Lin
I thought I didn’t have anything to add to the obituary notices for the late Bea Arthur being run in the mainstream press, but then I saw her star in this internet Sex and the City parody and was reminded why she was so d...



Among the dolls

Kristian Lin
An appreciation of Fox's Dollhouse, plus a tip for helping save a TV show in trouble.


From eHeartbreak to eHarmony

Kristian Lin
Okay, now I have something funny to link to about Lindsay Lohan, courtesy of the actress herself. For me, the biggest laugh in this clip is the one at the very end with the cover of Us Weekly. I’m surprised that she didn&...