The Way of All Flesh: Notes on the 2009 Victoria Film Festival | 17 Feb 2009 // 2:59 PM
In non-Hollywood cinema, there’s less emphasis placed on svelte figures and chiseled cheekbones. But that doesn’t mean the physical form can’t play just as significant a role on-screen.
The Man Who Wasn't There: Wrestling with Oliver Stone's W. and the Enigma of George W. Bush | 5 Nov 2008 // 4:00 PM
Stone doesn't "get" Bush’s true historical legacy (any more than the rest of us do in 2008), but he cannily realizes that, warts and all, Bush is an undeniably pivotal figure.
Kathleen Edwards | 29 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM
Perfect, or about as close to it as I’ve ever seen.
Miley Cyrus: Breakout | 30 Jul 2008 // 6:00 PM
Hannah Montana is a squeaky clean cipher of mega stardom – a perfect dream of pop, if you will, as seemingly removed in lifestyle and behavior from real pop singers as, say, Batman or Superman are from your run-of-the-mill city cop.