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Monday, September 19 2011

Shakespeare Bites Back: Stratford Takes on Hollywood

Eminent Shakespeare scholars present their argument in response to the upcoming release of Roland Emmerich's Anonymous.


Tuesday, June 2 2009

The Old Curiosity Shop

If you like your Dickens dark, this is about as bleak as it gets.


Sunday, February 8 2009

Underworld and Underworld: Evolution

Whereas The Matrix relied on hyper-cool outfits and the beauty of stylized action sequences to help tell its weird little story, Underworld relies on them to try to make us forget that we are watching a story this insipid.


Friday, January 20 2006

Underworld: Evolution (2006)

Race here is not an inherent or stable identity, but mutable and mutating.


Friday, September 23 2005

Gladiator: Extended Edition (2000)

It's a bad sign for your making-of doc when the most interesting folks to listen to are the studio weasels.


Thursday, June 27 2002

Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Up at the Villa (2000)


Gladiator (2000)


Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.


The Body (2001)

... examines the threat science poses to organized religion.


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