Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters is pure family-friendly froth

Man, it’s a difficult life being the child of a god.

It’s been three years since teenage demigod Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman) last appeared in The Lightning Thief, his equivalent of Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone. In it, Percy learned about his mystical heritage, headed over to Camp Half-Blood (a slightly more outdoorsy Hogwarts), and headed off for his first adventure with his two new best friends.…

Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing is Shakespeare everyone can get excited about

 

Say what you want about old Bill Shakespeare, but he was certainly brave with his titles.

No contemporary writer would give their play a title that so openly embraced it being a farce, a comedic situation in which a great deal is made of very little.…