Monday, March 23 2009
In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.
Thursday, February 26 2009
Thursday, January 22 2009
Thursday, January 15 2009
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.
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Che is about the dissemination of Che Guevara the icon, as it is also the saga of Che refashioned.
Thursday, January 8 2009
Soderbergh's supersized retelling of the Che Guevara legend is an uncomfortable mix of war procedural and unabashed hero worship; ingenious but flawed.
Thursday, September 25 2008
The nihilistic, morally blurred world of The Shield reflects the inner workings of its characters.
Thursday, July 22 2004
Embodying the ruthlessness of the eat-its-own CIA (as well as the entertainment industry), Bourne isn't seeking revenge in the usual sense.
Thursday, June 13 2002
The CIA here is an intensely low-down, sinister, and duplicitous organization.