Recent Articles by Jim Bennett
Published: Thursday, October 23, 2014 3:56 pm MDT
When former President Bush derided "The Simpsons" 20 years ago, he overlooked the morally redeeming qualities of this long-running series.
Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:00 pm MDT
The original "Batman" TV series, arriving on Blu-Ray and DVD next month, is still delightful for children and adults alike.
Published: Thursday, October 2, 2014 3:16 pm MDT
The Internet has made movie spoilers almost impossible to avoid. But is that really a bad thing?
Published: Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:52 pm MDT
Muslim prohibition against portraying Islam's founder makes telling the story of this great religion extraordinarily difficult. But that hasn't stopped people from trying.
Published: Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:43 am MDT
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is one of the few times when the ubiquity of the media has produced praiseworthy results. When was the last time the entire world was united in a cause that was so undeniably positi...
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:00 pm MDT
Paul McCartney sang mainly oldies during his recent Salt Lake City concert. That's a good thing.
Published: Thursday, August 14, 2014 10:47 am MDT
I will miss Robin Williams, and so will everyone else.
Published: Friday, August 8, 2014 1:58 pm MDT
It's not always easy to distinguish between piracy and legitimate media usage.
Published: Friday, August 1, 2014 4:08 pm MDT
Monty Python is now officially dead, but that's unlikely to slow them down.
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 5:13 pm MDT
The TV series "Arrow" explores the inherent moral complexities of being a superhero.