Thursday, February 3 2011
Friday, January 28 2011
Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in May 2010.
Thursday, June 3 2010
Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider not only defied cinematic and social conventions upon its release in 1969, but also the very idea of American exceptionalism.
Monday, May 31 2010
Anticipating everything from the Kent State killings to the Branch Davidian siege, Easy Rider distills just how deeply freedom and authority are fundamentally antagonists in America. Sadly, especially in America.
Sunday, November 22 2009
This 40-year-old classic still has its thrills -- enough to make you wish that you, too, had a bike with a teardrop gas tank emblazoned with the American flag.
Monday, August 31 2009
Thursday, March 26 2009
Coixet’s examination of age and the natural process of dying are refracted through a spectrum of cultures, ages, experiences and fears that are atypical of contemporary American films.
Thursday, January 15 2009
This is what right-wingers accuse Hollywood liberals of making: a vanity project intended to please a small, select group.
Saturday, October 25 2008
Friday, October 17 2008
Despite his recent meandering through Ameriprise commercials on the beach, Dennis Hopper can still pull out an audacious Frank Booth-like performance when so moved.