Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The Greatest Sci-Fi Scene Ever!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

David Tennant may be two doctors ago now, but it seems his farewell to Rose in Doctor Who's 'Doomsday' can still raise a tear - and be voted the great...

Dru Empowered

James Christie | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
James Christie

What is so darned difficult about writing a strong female character like Buffy and, incidentally, having her relate to other strong female characters in the show - Willow, Cordelia, Anya, Jenny Calendar, Lilah, Darla etc. There have been characters of such resilience in film and TV before.

Dru, Damnation and Downton

James Christie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
James Christie

So Julian Fellowes raped Anna the housemaid from Downton Abbey (metaphorically speaking), the nation is up in arms and demands for his execution are b...

The New Buffy Movie - Really

James Christie | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Christie

Regarding a new Buffy movie, Sarah Michelle Gellar recently told E! News that, "if there was ever the right story, we would do it." While I suspect M...

Caroline Frost

Joss Whedon: 'Superheroes To Shakespeare Is A Natural Step'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Joss Whedon tells HuffPostUK how he ended up at the helm of one of the world's most successful ever films. From here, it looks as though fans’ f...

Zombieland: The Series and TV Based on Film

James Peckham | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Peckham

So what went wrong with Zombieland: The Series? Just by watching the first few minutes of the pilot the fatal error is staring any fan of the film in the face. Is that meant to be Harrelson/Eisenberg/Stone?! Why did the writers decide to use the same characters in which we now associate with A-list Hollywood actors?

Beware of What You Ask For, Buffy!

James Christie | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Christie

As you may have noticed, I've been claiming to have found a "secret of the Buffyverse," (see my recent Huffington Post blog) an unfinished story arc o...

Dru, Dru, It's Always Been You, Dru...

James Christie | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Christie

During its seven-year run (1997-2003) Buffy the Vampire Slayer won three Emmys and was listed tenth on Entertainment Weekly's 100 Greatest Shows of All Time, second on Empire's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time and third on TV Guide's Top 25 Cult TV Shows of All Time.

Secrets of the Buffyverse - The Eureka Moment

James Christie | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Christie

Clara Oswald's secret is shortly due to be revealed on Doctor Who (unless America blurts it out before Saturday night) and we've just found out the id...

Just the Other Day, met Joss Whedon Along the Way...

James Christie | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Christie

Sometimes I ask myself whether there really is a fate or destiny to things, and it's hard to be sceptical when, three years later, I find myself (along with James Doherty of the National Autistic Society Scotland), not in Hollywood, but on a Scottish street late one Sunday night meeting Joss Whedon.

Drunk? Demonic? Deranged? Be a Writer!

James Christie | Posted 07.01.2013 | Home
James Christie

There is a fine line between creativity and obsession, between fantasy and delusion, but I seem to be able to walk the line and turn out the work without any ill effect.

Forget Sex And Violence

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

The portrayal of female characters as "weak" in television shows is what influences attitudes about women - not sex and violence, according to a new s...

Where Have All the Good Women Gone?

Hannah Ellison | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Ellison

Last week marked the 15th anniversary of the pilot of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, this landmark got me thinking: Where have all the decent female characters gone?

Why the 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Remake is a Good Idea

Selina Wilken | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Selina Wilken

Joss Whedon sighs audibly. Fans around the world cringe, cry, and/or feel the need to slay something, like, right now. But me? I'm kind of intrigued.

Why Buffy The Vampire Slayer Is Still A Valid Role Model

Ashley Fryer | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ashley Fryer

Buffy was a brilliant companion to the hellish joy of adolescence. She wasn't always shiny, happy and blonde - she was dark, and unhappy and scared. And what teenager isn't at some point or other?