criticism

Who Reviews The Reviewer?

Who Reviews The Reviewer?

Writer Paul Constant made a career out of reviewing books. Now his very first comic, Ahoy’s timey-wimey high school drama Planet of the Nerds is hitting shelves today — and it has him thinking about the relationship between being a critic and a creator. Check out his thoughts below, as…

How Fantastic Beasts’ Newt Scamander Represents A Rare Kind Of Movie Hero

How Fantastic Beasts’ Newt Scamander Represents A Rare Kind Of Movie Hero

Video: Though he’s the hero of the Harry Potter spinoff movies, Newt Scamander is no Potter-esque hero himself. That isn’t just because he’s a new lead steering a new corner of the Potter movieverse in a different direction. It’s also because he’s quite unlike the typical heroic figure — like…