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Wednesday, January 6 2010

Alan Alda’s new spark delves into human brainpower


Wednesday, April 29 2009

Nothing But the Truth

By the time the focus tightens onto Armstrong's jail time, the movie turns righteous and, it must be said, a little tedious.


Sunday, December 21 2008

Nothing But the Truth

Rod Lurie's Nothing But the Truth looks at the compromises and complications that shape the "truth" in legal systems, media collusions, and politics in DC.


Monday, October 13 2008

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 2

Day Two - A demanding Decalogue overflowing with everything: from fascinating international fare, misbegotten masterworks, some out of the blue bafflers, and that seminal show about “nothing”.


Thursday, October 2 2008

Flash of Genius

Robert Kearns' saga is more complicated than its trite "stalwart individual against the system" scaffolding suggests. Still, the movie sticks mostly to the scaffolding.


Tuesday, September 9 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.


Wednesday, April 23 2008

Resurrecting the Champ

An interesting tale about the intent of lying and the strengths of good old-fashioned work.


Tuesday, October 23 2007

The House on Skull Mountain / The Mephisto Waltz

These films are far more an embarrassment of riches (well, riches of a mildly titillating sort, at least) than they are a simple embarrassment. They are all the more delightful for being a guilty pleasure.


Wednesday, October 10 2007

Part 4 - Feasts from the Fringe

Cable created supply where there was little or no demand. Out of the myriad of subject specific programming, a few gemstones managed to shine.


Tuesday, October 9 2007

Part 3 - The New Networks

It would never work... no one challenged the reigning broadcast junta and survived. No surprise then that the upstarts snuck in and changed the face of TV forever.


Resurrecting the Champ (Reviews) [24.Aug.07]
The West Wing (Reviews) [16.Nov.05]
The Aviator (2004) (Reviews) [22.Dec.04]
Whispers in the Dark (1992) (Reviews) [8.Sep.04]
The West Wing (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
What Women Want (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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