Patrick Marlborough

tv

'Rocko's Modern Life' Nails the Dystopian Roller Coaster of Being Australian in America

The show's portrayal of an anxious Australian protagonist in a world of perverse caricature and logo hysteria is, uh, me.
Patrick Marlborough
8.28.19
Film

Watching 'The Lion King,' All I Can Think About Is Extinction and Death

The "circle of life" glosses over environmental destruction and colonialism as viewers ogle the savannah from the comfort of an air-conditioned mall.
Patrick Marlborough
7.22.19
cartoons

'Samurai Jack' Is Probably the Most Beautiful, Inventive Cartoon Ever

Returning after a 13-year hiatus, the show remains incredible.
Patrick Marlborough
2.21.19
Culture

'Animaniacs' Could Help Us Transcend These Dark Times

Rob Paulsen, the voice of Yakko, tells us how the cult cartoon became "zany to the max."
Patrick Marlborough
11.19.18
Film

Han Solo Was the Coolest Star Wars Character Until 'Solo'

Han was cool and mysterious. Then we got a spinoff that ruined the mystery.
Patrick Marlborough
6.1.18
Film

All Your Favourite Movie Posters Were Designed by Bill Gold and Now He's Dead

The iconic artist died age 97.
Patrick Marlborough
5.25.18
mental health

My Bipolar Brain Keeps Turning Thoughts Into Memories

It makes keeping track of time almost impossible.
Patrick Marlborough
5.7.18
entertainment

Actually, Adam Sandler Is a Genius

The perennial fool has fashioned a career out of playing stupid. But is that secretly smart?
Patrick Marlborough
12.1.17
tv

The Creator of 'Bojack Horseman' on Why Political Correctness Isn't Censorship

Actually, we talked to Raphael Bob-Waksberg about lots of stuff, including nostalgia, word-play, and not being sure how autobiographical he's being.
Patrick Marlborough
8.10.17
movies

Does ‘RoboCop’ Still Hold Up 30 Years On?

Paul Verhoeven's madcap cyberpunk satire of the American nightmare turns the big three-oh.
Patrick Marlborough
7.19.17
Film

RIP George Romero, Inventor of the Zombie Movie

The director of the 'Night of the Living Dead' franchise has died age 77.
Patrick Marlborough
7.17.17
Film

Goodbye Daniel Day-Lewis and Thanks for the Best Film Ever

Day-Lewis is quitting acting. Let's re-examine "There Will Be Blood"
Patrick Marlborough
6.21.17
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