Friday, June 26 2009
Although it examines culpability and responsibility in service of truth and reconciliation, this film fails to address the structures of power, and arguably perpetuates the very atrocities that it sets out to condemn.
Thursday, August 20 2009
As a participant in the rock 'n' roll scene in the late ‘80s and throughout the ‘90s, Wareham proves to be an invaluable guide and an incisive observer.
Wednesday, August 19 2009
Casey engages in an intellectual history of the Che brand, approaching his subject with an historian’s sense of detail, a historiographer’s sense of a cultural import, and a journalist’s mix of skepticism.
Thursday, May 21 2009
This addresses an irreducible truth that all major religions struggle with: the reconciliation of scripture and social progress.
Thursday, May 14 2009
With a long running time, a chronology that spans almost a century of American history, and a plot that is anticlimactic at best and tedious at worst, this is a curious case, indeed.
Wednesday, May 13 2009
By turns hysterically funny, profoundly depressing, and ultimately touching, a poignant portrait of arrested development in contemporary America.