War, in the movies at least, can be fun. Even if it is a long series of clichés.
Including period dramas Mad Men and Masters of Sex, and questions of continuity, and where that X comes from
One-part screwball, one-part farce, one-part date movie.
Jeff and Anna discuss Thor #1, and the merits of Thor’s gender-swap strategy
In this exquisite and strange tale of suspense, violence simmers just below the surface.
You should read it.
With his newest book, David Mitchell adds pure storytelling pleasure to his already formidable bag of tricks.
This month’s X-Files conversation covers Dick Tracy, Anna Karenina, Gone Girl, a little Dickens, and the nature of spoiled endings
John LeCarre is the undisputed master of the spy novel, and 1963’s The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is his most important novel.
Anna and Jeff read Legendary Star-Lord off the strength of Guardians of the Galaxy