While director Zack Snyder's Man of Steel may have many faults, the characterization of Lois Lane isn't among them. As portrayed by Amy Adams, she's dedicated to finding the truth, and more comfortable in a flak jacket than in a pantsuit.
Articles by Anna Pinkert
HBO's hit fantasy Game of Thrones is the most-pirated show on television today. White that may not be sustainable for the cable channel in the long run, right now it seems to be contributing to the "cultural buzz" surrounding the highly addictive series.
Although Jon Stewart is going to be missed during his three-month break from The Daily Show, John Oliver seems to be settling in nicely behind the desk.
Following news that plans are moving forward with a Blade Runner sequel, written by Green Lantern's Michael Green, Spinoff's Anna Pinkert makes a case for leaving some films just the way they are.
From Spring Breakers to The Bling Ring, good girls gone really, really bad are a hot topic in indie film, underscoring our fascination with girlhood and the corruption of innocence.
It's been virtually impossible to view blogs or social media this week without encountering histrionic reactions to Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones, putting into stark contrast one of the differences between fans of the TV series and fans of the books.
With even director J.J. Abrams acknowledging Alice Eve's underwear scene in Star Trek Into Darkness was gratuitous, Spinoff's Anna Pinkert considers when nudity (or near-nudity) serves the story, and when it only titillates.
With Sunday's return of Arrested Development, Netflix managed an impressive feat, creating destination viewing on a shoe-string budget. But the test will be whether the streaming service can do the same thing again.
Although the eagerly anticipated fourth season of Arrested Development on Netflix doesn't fully recapture the magic of the first three, it does contain plenty of laughs -- and quite a few Easter eggs.
A well-meaning preschool reportedly outlawed wrestling, superhero play and "monster games" in an effort to stop injuries. However, the brash move eliminates an opportunity for adults to guide kids' behavior and, y'know, teach.
As Modern Family's Claire Dunphy toys with returning to the workplace, Anna Pinkert wonders what happened to the Clair Huxtables, Murphy Browns and Roseanne Conners of '90s television.
Following a barrage of criticism over its "Princess makeover" of Brave heroine Merida, Disney pulled the images from the franchise website. However, the media giant may not grasp the importance of strong female role models to girls and boys.
With an eye toward the November release of the Ender's Game adaptation, Anna Pinkert looks at three other great young-adult novels that seem ripe for the big screen.
The recently canceled Happy Endings and Don't Trust The B---- in Apartment 23 are much better than the networks, or audiences, gave them credit for.