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Not Guilty

We look at the movies and tv shows the general consensus tells us we should feel bad for liking, but that our hearts tell us we should embrace - “guilty pleasures” we don’t feel guilty about.

Not Guilty: In defense of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
May 27, 2015

Why the least-maligned of the much-maligned Star Wars prequels might be worth a second look.

Not Guilty: The Dark Knight Rises
Mar 5, 2015

Is Christopher Nolan's last Bat-flick the threequel we wanted, or the threequel we deserve?

Not Guilty: Howard the Duck
Dec 29, 2014

In Not Guilty, we look at movies that the general consensus tells us that we should feel bad for liking, but that our hearts tell us we should embrace -- "guilty pleasures" we don't feel guilty about. This week, Not Guilty returns with an affection for the weird delight that is Howard the Duck.

Not Guilty: Star Trek: Enterprise
Sep 3, 2014

Before J.J. Abrams rebooted Star Trek in 2009, we all knew what to blame for the death of the franchise: Enterprise. Right? Wrong!

Not Guilty: Fantastic Four (2005)
Jul 2, 2014

It's clobberin' time for the idea that Tim Story's film version of Marvel's First Family isn't worth a second look.

Not Guilty: Star Trek: The Next Generation Season One
Jun 11, 2014

Almost every geek considers Star Trek: The Next Generation to be a sci-fi television touchstone. Except for that first season, which is the worst, right? WRONG!

Not Guilty: Super Mario Bros.
May 30, 2014

We find the diamonds in the rough of this sewer-diving adaptation of one of the most famous videogame franchises ever.