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Monday, April 30 2012

It Must Feel Good to Be as Bad as Gordon Gekko

Why are bad guys like Gordon Gekko, Tony Montana and Patrick Bateman so beloved? Because we can’t act without guilt, and what’s worse, we can’t even admit that we want to.


Wednesday, December 2 2009

Little Women: Brilliant Book, Flawed Film

A scene shows Ryder blissfully tying up the manuscript and putting a rose under the string. That's rather like what Armstrong and the screenwriters did to the film: tied it up neatly with a pretty flower.


Tuesday, April 28 2009

Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.


Sunday, April 26 2009

Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.


Monday, February 23 2009

Backstage at the Oscars: Heath Ledger’s family discusses win


Thursday, February 19 2009

Academy’s snubbing of ‘The Dark Knight’ is a crime


Tuesday, January 27 2009

Superheroes Versus Comics

There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?


Thursday, January 15 2009

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


Batmassive: The Meaning of $300 Million (Short Ends and Leader) [27.Jul.08]
‘Dark Knight’ Is Epic Entertainment (Short Ends and Leader) [17.Jul.08]
The Dark Knight (Reviews) [17.Jul.08]
3:10 to Yuma (Reviews) [3.Feb.08]
Rescue Dawn (Reviews) [17.Dec.07]
I’m Not There (Reviews) [21.Nov.07]
3:10 to Yuma (Reviews) [7.Sep.07]
Short Cuts - In Theaters: Rescue Dawn (2006) (Short Ends and Leader) [28.Jul.07]
Rescue Dawn (2007) (Reviews) [6.Jul.07]
Monkey Business (Part 3: July) (Features) [2.May.07]
Harsh Times (2006) (Reviews) [27.Mar.07]
The Prestige (2006) (Reviews) [15.Mar.07]
The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
Harsh Times (2006) (Reviews) [9.Nov.06]
The Prestige (2006) (Reviews) [20.Oct.06]
Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) (Reviews) [20.Mar.06]
The New World (2005) (Reviews) [23.Dec.05]
Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) (Reviews) [17.Jun.05]
Batman Begins (2005) (Reviews) [16.Jun.05]
The Machinist (2004) (Reviews) [9.Jun.05]
The Machinist (2004) (Reviews) [22.Oct.04]
Equilibrium (2002) (Reviews) [5.Dec.02]
Reign of Fire (2002) (Reviews) [12.Jul.02]
Shaft (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
American Psycho (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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