Saturday, February 6 2010
Wednesday, December 2 2009
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.
Sunday, March 1 2009
Both Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Michael Cunningham's The Hours offer an illuminating look at the choices we make, the roles we play, and the hours that hinge our lives together.
Thursday, November 8 2007
Unrequited love, the all consuming crush, the exasperated horror of hormonal changes, the tedium of school, trouble with parents, the emergence of individual identity . . . the adolescent struggle and all of its attendant rites, rituals, and humiliations are ever present in the storytelling of My So-Called Life.
Thursday, November 1 2007
Tuesday, October 9 2007
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.
Sunday, August 19 2007
Where and when, exactly, did Neil Gaiman earn all his geek love credentials?
Friday, August 10 2007
What Stardust wields in star power, it lacks in original, or even interesting, storytelling.