Continuing to think about LEGO, the idea of “creativity,” and the unequal extension of that idea to different consumer groups.
Though not the most popular or influential entry in the genre, Kid Nation appropriately offers an elementary school primer both on the conventions of reality competitions and their negotiation of social structures taken for granted in the “real” world.
Despite an appealing sense of inevitable narrative momentum, a long but more importantly uncertain wait makes it hard to feel excitement and anticipation for the mid-season return of this Battlestar spin-off.
24 crosses the finish line with a return to form – and further resources to question and negotiate its assumed reactionary politics.
With only eight hours left, 24 dies as it lived–made up as it goes along.
Star Trek Online fails both in making the television universe an inhabitable virtual space and engendering community and participation within it as a massively-multiplayer game.
Only 8 years into the Spider-Man film franchise, Sony’s decision to start from scratch seems a little hasty. Why reboot Spider-Man?