Tag: J.J. Abrams


The Forgotten Genres: Spoofs

Film genres can be susceptible to changing tastes. Hollywood has abandoned many ideas that were once standard. But that doesn’t mean the...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 7: Matthew Sweet

We dip into the interview archives this week for a previously unheard chat from June of last year with '90s alternative veteran Matthew...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Matthew Sweet On His Old “Girlfriend,” New Music + Working With J.J. Abrams

Matthew Sweet stops by Popdose for yet another interview! This time, he's talking tour dates, new music + J.J. Abrams!...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… “Star Wars VII” — It’s Only One Photo!

A picture's worth a thousand words -- they don't necessarily say anything though....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Star Trek Into Darkness”

To not so boldly go where most action pictures have gone before....

First Impression, Television

TV First Impression: “Revolution”

Worldwide blackout, epic battles, and a big mystery. First impression of the NBC drama, "Revolution." ...

Television, TV Reviews

Popdose’s Winter 2012 TV Preview: “Alcatraz”

The latest series from "Lost" producer, J.J. Abrams has premiered....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Super 8”

Review of the J.J. Abrams ode to Steven Spielberg, "Super 8"...

Television, TV Reviews

Popdose’s Fall 2011 TV Preview: “Person of Interest” and “A Gifted Man”

CBS premiered two new series about men with extraordinary talents who are given the opportunity to use those talents not only change their...


Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: A Summer “Transformered”

Is a movie that's 90% awful still worth seeing? If it's (Optimus) prime Michael Bay, yes, almost. Other, less awful movies are also...


Television, TV Reviews

Popdose Fall TV Preview: Wednesday

"Would someone please tell J.J. Abrams that he owes me an hour of my life?" --Kelly Stitzel, reviewing Undercovers...



Popdose’s 2010 Fall TV Preview

Popdose preps you for the upcoming TV season with quick looks at some of the most anticipated new shows from the four major networks....


Film, Revival House

Revival House: Eleven Great Teaser Trailers

Filmgoers love to complain about everything we have to sit through before the main attraction, but there's nothing like a great teaser...


Film, Revival House

Revival House: Back When Surprise Trailers Were Actually a Surprise

Jeff Johnson misses the days when pop culture could really surprise us -- but hey, that new J.J. Abrams trailer is pretty cool, isn't it?...


Film, Revival House

Revival House: “I Have Been and Always Shall Be Your Friend”

This week’s Revival House is going to be a little different; in the TV world it would be called a “very special episode.”...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “TV Party”

For this week's mix, Ted Asregadoo turned to the theme songs of some of his favorite shows for inspiration, including "Mad Men," "House,"...


21st-Century Digital Boy, Television

21st Century Digital Boy: Hulu, “Star Trek,” “Idol” Loss, and “Jon & Kate”

Jon & Kate Plus … Date?: Can’t help but start with the worst first. If there’s one thing that’s certain in...



Summer Movie Preview: Ten Films I May or May Not Be Looking Forward To

Hollywood's summer crop is almost ready for market, and Lance Berry's made a list of 10 blockbusters he may (or may not) remember fondly...


No Concessions

No Concessions: “Cloverfield”

Never in my life have I been so glad that I wasn’t caught up in the hype for a film. Yes, obviously, I was aware of Cloverfield....