Tag: danharmon

RICK AND MORTY And The Multiplicity Of Loneliness


Let me tell you something: Rick And Morty just may be the most poignant show on Television.

Big words, right? Okay, let's hold on a moment and back up a bit. For those not in the know, Rick and Morty is...

Review: COMMUNITY S6E05 "Laws Of Robotics And Party Rights", On Manipulation And Stereotypes

Like a prison inmate controlling an iPad mounted remote control robot that loses balance and tips over, this episode of Community just falls flat.After letting a once disgruntled ex-lawyer turned-professor sit back and soak in the group dynamic of this...

Review: COMMUNITY S6E04 "Queer Studies And Advanced Waxing", The Ponderous Natures Of Truth & Lies

In a comedy show, the cold open can be a glorious thing.It can set the tone for the rest of an episode, prepping us for the stories to unfold, or be its own little mini-tale, absurd, irreverent, and charming. Community's...

Review: COMMUNITY S6E03, "Basic Crisis Room Decorum," One Doggone Night At Greendale

"Basic Crisis Room Decorum" doesn't in any way shape or form attempt to wow us with a hairband scheme, wacky hijinks, blockbuster homages, or even, despite that title, sensational End-Of-Greendale crises.It starts with what sounds like some rather pressing news...

Review: COMMUNITY S601 & 602, "Weird, Passionate, And Gross."

"And Jesus wept. For there were no more worlds to conquer..."You'll excuse me for paraphrasing Dean Pelton's own paraphrasing of Hans Gruber and Alexandre The Great, but not only was his line one of the funniest bits on the second...

COMMUNITY Season 6 Trailer Is Marvelous

In that it apes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe quite ably. Premiering March 17 on Yahoo Screen (the search engine's now legit streaming content side thanks to this once cancelled NBC show) season 6 is promising everything you've come to...

COMMUNITY Season 6 Starts March 17 On Yahoo

Yahoo announced today during their Television Critics Association press session that the sixth season of the much-beloved, already-cancelled and obviously resurrected Community would begin streaming on Yahoo Screen March 17. They will start with two episodes and from there on...

Neil Berkeley Interview: Everybody Hurts in HARMONTOWN

Harmontown is far more than your run of the mill tour documentary. Whether or not you're a fan of Community, the show that finally made a name for writer Dan Harmon after years of pitching pilots and struggling to break...

COMMUNITY Returns This Fall on Yahoo

Though NBC had cancelled Community back in May after five seasons, the powers that be at production company Sony seemed to indicate that the show (or at least those that put money into it) still had some fight left. And...

COMMUNITY Is Cancelled

Community has been through so much over its five year run -- from lead cast members departing to the firing and rehiring of creator Dan Harmon as showrunner -- that cancellation, oddly enough, seemed to be less and less likely...

COMMUNITY Returns January 2nd

Even after all the Behind-the-scenes drama and low (by every other network's standard) ratings, Community is now, along with Parks And Recreation, a veteran sitcom at NBC. I'll let you soak that all in for just a second longer. The...

Interview: Cinefamily Co-founder Hadrian Belove On The Everything Is Festival

The Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre in Los Angeles is anything but your typical movie theater. The name alone should be your first clue of that. The next may become apparent when you arrive at the theatre, which is...

LA Happenings: Prepare For HarmonQuest! Plus, Everything Is Fest And Preston Sturges

Get the scoop on special and repertory screenings happening this August 2nd weekend and beyond in Los Angeles. ...

Dan Harmon Returns To COMMUNITY

When news broke in mid-May that Community would be returning for a fifth season on NBC, the reaction from critics and fans was decidedly mixed, if not outright wary, with folks contemplating whether or not the show deserved or even...

TV Review: COMMUNITY S4E04 Alternative History Of The German Invasion (Or, It's Nice To See Greendale Again)

One thing that has clearly been lacking thus far in this season of Community is quality time spent on the campus of Greendale Community College. In many ways the study room is just as central to this show as the...

TV Review: COMMUNITY S4E01, History 101 (Or, Dan Harmon Has Left The Building, And Yes There Is A Void, But All Is Not Lost)

And so it was on February 7th, after many months of delays, that the first episode of Community without creator Dan Harmon as showrunner aired. As the clock struck 8pm, fans across North America held a collected breath in the...