Inkoo Kang is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press, Dallas Observer and OC Weekly>.
10 days ago | Film and TV
The queasiest thing about American Crime Story’s (FX) retelling of the 1995 O.J. Simpson murder trial is how easily such a flagrant miscarriage of justice could happen all over again. The twin forces that most warped that case, after all, still pl...
22 days ago | Film and TV
In 1961, Dwight Eisenhower famously left the White House with a warning to the American public about the rise of the military-industrial complex. When Barack Obama exits the Oval Office next year, he wouldn’t be remiss in cautioning the nation abo...
29 days ago | Film and TV
Critics rarely receive love from filmmakers. Last year’s Best Picture Oscar winner, Birdman, featured a vengeful harpy of a theater reviewer (played by Lindsay Duncan) hellbent on annihilating a play before she’d even seen it. Birdman was joined i...
1 month ago | Film and TV
Last year turned out to be a challenging one for couch potatoes. In 2015, the "more programming, more problems" state of television held just as true for viewers as it did for network executives; there was simply too much to watch. But the annum o...
3 months ago | Film and TV
The Nazis lost World War II, but they've conquered the American imagination. Seventy years after his suicide, Hitler is still everywhere: in the movies, on YouTube, in political headlines and on the History Channel. The latest manifestation of our...
Mike O’Malley’s Brilliant Family Sitcom 'Survivor’s Remorse' Asks New Questions About the American Dream5 months ago | Film and TV
The American Dream killed Jay Gatsby and Willy Loman, but their TV counterparts have mostly fared better. Sure, Walter White ends up in a metaphorical ditch and Tony Soprano may too. But the serialization of TV storytelling largely means that char...