The Big Bang Theory, created by Chuck Lorre, is a comedy that portrays the comical side of nerds. The series, due to return for a seventh season, draws in other ten million viewers, but is the show laughing with nerds or at them?
The show focuses on four scientists and their attempts to gain the affection of various women. Penny, the lead female character, is supposed to be the most relatable character through her confusion of the nerd world. However, she is still very stereotypical. She is a waitress with minimal skills who uses her sex appeal to get what she wants. The other female... [+] Read more
A few weeks ago, Peter Capaldi was announced as the 12th Doctor in the popular british television series “Doctor Who”. This casting choice will, once again, put a new twist on this show.
Among the 12 actors that have portrayed the Doctor, most fans would say that David Tennant was the greatest, followed by Tom Baker and Matt Smith. Meanwhile, Peter Capaldi has mixed views from the audience. Some people think that this new casting choice presents an older, more mature, and perhaps darker twist on the show. Others think that he is far too old (he’s 55).
I don’t believe that age is a... [+] Read more
Last week, it was announced that Ben Affleck had been cast to play the role of Batman in the upcoming movie "Batman vs. Superman." To say that there were an abundance of reactions would be an understatement. Crowds from a variety of social networking websites expressed their outrage towards the casting choice, saying that Ben Affleck wasn't a good enough actor to take on the role of our dark knight. After all, he had already taken on a role as a superhero known as Daredevil. Although Daredevil made a comfortable profit, most film critics (including myself) rate the film as poor. However,... [+] Read more