Category: apr2003

We Like to Watch #1: Kaiju Big Battel

Japanese monsters meets wrestling. By Diana Estigarribia and Rachel De Nys April 30, 2003 Who doesn’t love a big, rubber-suited, dinosaur-like creature stomping the crap out of little model buildings and fighting other goofy-looking monsters while an enthusiastic crowd looks on in awe? Well, we do, of course! And so does the visionary design group, Studio Kaiju, which harnesses the…

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Buffy, “Empty Places”

World to Buffy: Get over yourself. By Sarah Kuhn April 30, 2003 Hey, UPN? Old buddy, old pal? Could you please stop blaring that Michelle Branch “song” over your promos for the last few Buffys? I know she sang it in that one episode and there was a montage and everything, but hearing it over and over and over again makes me want…

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Angel, “Sacrifice”

We’re professional monster killers! By Anthony Karcz April 24, 2003 Harumph…the line above is Cranky Reviewer’s Exhibit A for everything that’s wrong with this week’s episode. CR Exhibit B is the fact that Angel follows it up with “Let’s go get professional on that monster.” Check, please. Let me start out by saying that I am a huge fan of…

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Dead Air: The Highwayman

Glen Larson is watching you watch his show about crime fighting vehicles. By Chris Stewart April 03, 2003 Sometimes it’s pretty clear why shows die, never to return. Sometimes the idea is just sooooo bizarre, it’s not “before its time”, rather “it’s from another planet where up is down and laughter is pain.” The Highwayman is one of those shows. Basically, a…

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