Disenchantment returns to Elfwood and reveals Zøg's true motives in a muted episode

“Chapter IX: To Thine Own Elf Be True” takes place immediately after the events of “Chapter VIII” with Bean, Elfo, Luci, and Sorcerio returning to Dreamland with the Eternity Pendant. The one problem, because of course there’s one problem? It doesn’t work. Sorcerio takes a drop of Elfo’s blood and places it in the…

Who Is America? nabs Jill Stein and Howard Dean, but its biggest laughs have nothing to do with politics

Who Is America? shot itself in the foot a bit, yeah? Its first several episodes featured astounding stunts that cunningly nudged figures of immense power into stunning displays of irresponsibility, racism, and moral corruption, setting up an expectation that, along with Showtime’s claim of the series being “the most…

Bean embarks on adventure for immortality (and Elfo) on a rollicking Disenchantment

This season, Disenchantment has done a good job of introducing macro serialized elements without much labored narrative table setting. First, there’s Zøg’s quest to drain Elfo of blood for the Elixir of Life, which the show has mostly treated as a background gag but now has returned for a full-fledged storyline. Then,…

Winona Ryder thinks she may have married Keanu Reeves on the set of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Here’s some heartwarming news for all the goth kids who still have room in their black hearts for the bright light of love: Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder apparently got married in 1992 while filming Bram Stoker’s Dracula. That’s what Ryder says, at least, with her telling Entertainment Weekly that the scene where her…