Lost in America: Criterion Collection

September 9, 2017

If The Big Chill (1983) was the Baby Boomers at the height of their self-importance, then Albert Brooks’ Lost in America (1985) is its antithesis, a sly satire of the generation. The Boomers came of age in the 1960s and by the 1980s many had sold out... 

The Simpsons: Season 8

August 22, 2006

The eighth season of The Simpsons saw the show maintain its consistent ability to satirize all aspects of popular culture while also tackling serious issues like homophobia in an entertaining and engaging way. As usual, a host of famous guest star voices... 

The Simpsons Gone Wild

December 22, 2003

Fox continue to knock out the odd volumes of the Simpsons, when what we truly want is each season in box set format. Why do they do this? Money of course; and the incredulous amount of time between box sets ensures that fans of the show will end up buying... 

The Simpsons: Season 4

December 10, 2003

The Simpsons (1989) really hit its stride with the fourth season. Conan O’Brien was a producer and started writing episodes midway through the season. Brad Bird (of The Iron Giant fame) was a co-executive producer and several big time stars (Johnny... 

Christmas with the Simpsons

January 1, 2003

If you’ve one of those families that just can’t seem to get along, and treat every holiday reunion as a chance to inflict the most deplorable insults upon each other then maybe spending a Christmas with the Simpsons will seem like something...