Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Sarah Michelle Gellar Playing ‘Buffy’ ‘Shag, Marry, Kill’ Goes How You’d Expect

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 5, 2017 @ 11:04 AM
Warner Bros.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer got another turn in that vampire-dusting sun with the recent 20th anniversary, and all those old romances remain as divisive as ever. That said, when Sarah Michelle Gellar plays “marry, shag, kill” with the Buffy trio of Angel, Spike and Xander … well, the outcome probably isn’t going to shock you.

Joss Whedon Would Begrudgingly Take On a Netflix Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 10, 2017 @ 11:04 AM
Marvel
We’re still actively awaiting whatever project brings Joss Whedon back to the limelight, but as Buffy the Vampire Slayer reaches a 20-year anniversary, it’s impossible to ignore how TV consumption has changed. If ever Joss plotted a TV return, streaming options like Netflix would leap at the chance, though the Avengers director says of the all-at-once model “I would not want to do it.”

Sarah Michelle Gellar on Why a ‘Buffy’ Revival Probably Wouldn’t Work Today

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 4, 2017 @ 6:22 PM
20th Century Fox Television
Every movie and TV fan has their pick of sacred properties Hollywood dare not reboot (or revive), and a great many would likely point to Buffy the Vampire Slayer as a Whedon property best-left alone. Sarah Michelle Gellar has her own idea of whether revisiting Buffy might be worthwhile today, and where she hopes the character ended up.

All Your ‘Buffy’ Fanfic Is a Lie: Joss Whedon Officially Team Spike

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 20, 2016 @ 3:50 PM
Warner Bros. / Brian Ach, Getty Images
It feels like forever and a day we’ve been dividing ships of one dystopian and/or supernatural couple or another, but certainly Joss Whedon deserves credit for Buffy the Vampire Slayer cementing the trend. Over a decade later, fans are still torn over which en-souled vampire marks Buffy’s one true love, but Joss Whedon has formally made his choice. Sound the alarm, and get out your stakes.

This ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘Buffy’ Mashup is Too Perfect to Ignore

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 23, 2016 @ 12:31 PM
Netflix / Warner Bros.
I know, I know. We all love Stranger Things, but we’ve reached a point in the time since it’s premiere that the Netflix nostalgia-fest is best left on the back-burner until Season 2. Everyone and everything has had their own parody, but we kid you not, this mashup of Stranger Things with Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s iconic opening credits is well-worth your time.

10 ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Facts to Stake Out

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 21, 2015 @ 11:17 AM
Buffy the Vampire Slayer staked out its own legend by dialogue alone, but did you know it was the first TV series to use “Google” as a verb? Or that Katie Holmes nearly donned the famous stake and stylish, yet affordable boots? Crawl out of your grave and find this 28th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which heads to Sunnydale to stake out some frightful facts of Buffy The Vampire Slayer!

100 Interesting TV Facts You May Not Know

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 29, 2015 @ 7:52 AM
NBC / AMC / Showtime / FOX
Well hello there, TV super-fan! Did you know that Breaking Bad breakout Jesse Pinkman was almost killed off in Season 1? How about that Joss Whedon hated the original Buffy theme song, or Curb Your Enthusiasm served as a murder alibi? Can you imagine LOST starring Michael Keaton? Why yes, we ​do​ have more where that came from!

See the Cast of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Then and Now

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by Britt Hayes January 31, 2014 @ 3:44 PM
20th Century Fox
Long before Joss Whedon made the hit TV show 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer,' he wrote the film of the same name -- released in 1992, 'Buffy' follows Kristy Swanson as the titular heroine, a cheerleader who discovers that it is her destiny to hunt and kill vampires. Co-starring Luke Perry and Donald Sutherland, the film was a moderate success, though it's often forgotten in the shadow of Whedon's wildly popular TV show starring Sarah Michelle Gellar. Twenty-two years later, we take a look back at the cast of this '90s classic and see what they're up to now.

The 10 Best Episodes of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'

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by Jacob Hall January 31, 2014 @ 11:00 AM
20th Century Fox
Time has been very kind to 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer,' a show whose cult of rabid fans has grown steadily as the profile of its creator, Joss Whedon, has gotten larger. Blending fantasy, horror, adventure and comedy into one witty and weighty package...

You Can See That Again: How TV Shows Become the Hot New Way to Reboot Movie Franchises

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 12, 2013 @ 10:00 AM
MGM / NBC
We’ve all heard the casual moans of fan communities that Hollywood never comes up with anything original anymore, settling into the familiar patterns of sequels, remakes, and adaptations of familiar properties to cash in on brand recognition. And while remakes have become subtly accepted as a chance for a new take on dormant properties, the recent ‘RoboCoptrailer reminded us just how much passions can strain in the dissection of beloved classics.