Rachel Lock


Unpacking Westworld : Recap and Season 2 Predictions

“These violent delights have violent ends,” Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) warns in HBO-hit Westworld (2016-). The Shakespearean quote certainly holds true in season one’s explosive finale—the dangerous glee Dr. Robert... Read more


Black Movements Dance Theatre and The Power of Expressive Motion

At the end of her reaching arm, a single outstretched finger points up to the sky, demanding an undelivered promise. The dancer’s ascension is no solitary feat—supported by arms and... Read more


South Park : Season 21 Revisited

I have been trying to pinpoint the exact point in time I started watching Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s animated adult cartoon South Park. The show has become such a... Read more


Live Action Remakes Were Created by Satan

I am putting myself in a very dangerous position by saying this. At risk of being labelled a party pooper, overly contrarian, or a freak of nature, I have to... Read more

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Bridesmaids Isn’t a Comedy

I’m sure you’re all familiar with the female-led “comedy” Bridesmaids (2011). The hype surrounding the film preceded my initial viewing of it—critics and the casual moviegoer alike hailed it as... Read more

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South Park Heading South?

Since 1997, Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s animated series South Park has been a staple of animated adult cartoons, with the 21st season having aired this September. The advertising campaign... Read more

Halftime Leisure

American Horror Story Goes Back to Basics

As fans of the show know, it was clear after the last two seasons of popular anthology series “American Horror Story” that it was time for a change. After the... Read more