Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged giancarlo giannini

Wednesday, January 14 2009

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!


Thursday, November 20 2008

Cut to the Whatever

Marc Forster's Quantum of Solace slices away nearly every element of the old Bond, and leaves nothing in its place.


Friday, November 14 2008

Quantum of Solace

Bond (Daniel Craig) seems done in by the notion that M is indeed his maternal superior, and so he must please her, or at least pretend that he's playing by rules that he and she and all the rest of us know he disrespects from jump.


Wednesday, November 12 2008

Bonding


Wednesday, September 10 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.


Thursday, April 12 2007

Casino Royale (2006)

Casino Royale feels sleek, lean, shorn of fat, lithely running freely along that relentless but perilous path from point A to point B in classic parkourfashion.


Thursday, November 16 2006

Casino Royale (2006)

The new Bond understands loss, but focuses on revenge instead of grief. He's a hard body in a hard new world.


Tuesday, April 26 2005

Darkness: Unrated Version (2004)

Ooky ambiguity is one thing. Incoherence is another.


Sunday, April 24 2005

Shadows in the Sun (2005)

Claire Forlani goes so far as to call Shadows in the Sun her Il Postino. Oy.


Wednesday, September 15 2004

Man on Fire (2004)

Tony Scott enthuses, 'I had such a brilliant smorgasbord of really odd, strange personalities and different looks.'"


Man on Fire (2004) (Reviews) [23.Apr.04]
CQ (2001) (Reviews) [31.May.02]
Hannibal (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements
PopMatters' LUCY Giveaway! in PopMatters's Hangs on LockerDome

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.