James Plath teaches film, journalism, creative writing and American literature at Illinois Wesleyan University. A book reviewer turned film critic, he is a longtime member of the Online Film Critics Society.
'Band Aid' Serves as a Plaster for What Ails the Jaded Movie Lover | 18 Sep 2017 // 3:30 AM
This winning indie comedy-drama splits those two genres as neatly as an atom but gets the most energy out of the comedy side.
Bond on Valium? This Game of 'Hopscotch' Is a Low-key but Entertaining Affair | 7 Sep 2017 // 3:29 AM
A slow first act can't keep Walter Matthau from soaring as an opera-loving agent with no more license to kill.