I can't imagine that Happy Feet Two will charm any but the youngest viewers. It has less plot than an hour of Sesame Street, fewer jokes than a Republican presidential debate -- and astonishing computer animation, this time in wholly unnecessary 3D.
Why did it takes us so long to arrive at a positive media portrayal of first sexual experiences -- planned, protected yet ignited by romantic passion? And why has the Glee episode sparked such a controversy?
I wanted to share how students meet, form lasting friendships, make and abate drama, and occasionally fall for each other, all within the campus singing subculture.
I almost gave up on it after the first few episodes, but now I'm thoroughly addicted. Here are five reasons I'd recommend that you privilege Downton over Glee.
There's Dakota Fanning...'going bad' so Marc Jacobs can sell some perfume. It smells great, by the way. Why did she do that? I mean, she was SUCH A NI...
According to Glee, it's a big gay world, yes, where you can embrace who you are... but only if it falls into just two categories: virgins or home-wreckers. "Sexually boring" yet loyal or slutty but dangerous. Singing a capella or sneaking into divey bars.
I don't mean to suggest that every successful joke about autism will necessarily portray it positively. But I do think that good jokes at least have to portray autism originally. Easy stereotypes don't get laughs, no matter what the topic.
A common rookie mistake in playwriting is to leave your audience in the dark. Some plays are about plumbing a mystery, of course. But when everyone on stage knows the painful secret yet simply avoids it, it's merely frustrating.
In this episode, Mike Chang Jr. wants to be "an artist" and his father wants him to go to Harvard. Glee Club and his girlfriend, Tina Cohen-Chang, are standing in his way and are seen as distractions.
While I admire Jane Lynch as an actress, Glee really gets on my nerves. There's something repulsive about how they show kids suffering from one bigotry or another, then solve the whole mess with a couple of songs and a group hug.
All eyes are on Glee to see what gayer-than-gay moments the show will dream up next. Here are 24 of the gayest moments from the first two seasons.
I wrote about my son and his crush on a gay character on Glee and how this led to him telling me he wanted to kiss boys. What I thought was a simple story has clearly struck a chord with a lot of people.
The creators of the great sitcom Community did something brilliant on a recent episode. Allegedly it was just an episode like every other -- plot A an...
Mark Salling, who's best known for his mean jock character Noah "Puck" Puckerman on Glee, has every reason to be excited. He just got a new puppy, an...
Fall season premieres have been airing for the past week, more to be aired in the next few weeks, and a popular theme this fall is sex positivity.
She's got Elizabeth Taylor eyes, an I Love Lucy madcap spirit and a voice that'll melt hearts and minds. What's not to like about Zooey Deschanel?