Archives for July 9, 2008

Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” Series: Good for Teens? For Anybody?

The books of Stephenie Meyer are appearing on bookshelves everywhere I turn. And her latest, The Host, is on Anne's nightstand. There's a movie of Twilight on the way. Vampire sagas are a dime a dozen these days, and it'll take some serious persuasion to convince me to give this a try. Even Joss Whedon's bloodsuckers never made a fan of me. But I am getting curious. What do you think of Meyer's work?Christ and Pop Culture has a commentary up today.  … [Read more...]

Robert Downey Jr. is… Sherlock Holmes.

What was rumor is now confirmed. Robert Downey Jr. will play Sherlock Holmes for director Guy Ritchie, reports Variety.Hmmmm.I love Downey, Jr. But ... Holmes? Really?Who would *you* cast as Holmes? … [Read more...]