Category: apr2002

The X-Files, “Jump the Shark”

Long Live the Lone Gunmen. By Diana Estigarribia April 22, 2002 Spoiler Warning: if you haven’t seen “Jump the Shark” yet, there are major spoilers in the following review. For the first time in nine years of watching The X-Files, I am truly speechless. Stunned. And more disappointed and angrier than I’ve ever been. “Jump the Shark” is the culprit, of…

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The Scorpion King

Is an abundance of Rock-steady action enough to satisfy our connoisseurs of cheese? By Diana Estigarribia and Sarah Kuhn April 22, 2002 As certified cheese-action movie junkies, Entertainment Geekly‘s Sarah and Diana were first in line for The Scorpion King, the prequel to the equally kitsch-a-riffic Mummy flicks. Mining the same pseudo “ancient worlds” mythology, SK follows the Akkadian Mathayus (The Rock, er, Dwayne Johnson in…

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The Simpsons, “I Am Furious Yellow”

Help yourself to some stock. By Dan Wiencek April 29, 2002 After your typical 5 minutes of opening shenanigans, Bart decides he’s going to be a comic artist. His first efforts more or less suck, but he gets encouragement from an unlikely source: Stan Lee himself, who’s visiting the Android’s Dungeon to hang out and make sure Marvel merchandise is…

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The X-Files, “Improbable”

Murder by numbers, 1, 2, 3…9? By Diana Estigarribia April 09, 2002 Remember when you were a kid, and you played that game where you substitute numbers for every letter in a name and birthdate to get some kind of magic number? Chris Carter has been playing that same game, only with his characters. Numerology is the jumping off point…

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