Friday, October 17 2008
Friday, September 12 2008
Tuesday, August 5 2008
With his life and career in one of their several turnarounds, Cash is here an ideal documentary subject, self-aware, passionate, and glad to take the crew along on a tour of places and people that matter to him,
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Kazuhiro Soda's excellent Campaign (Senkyo) is an "observational documentary," quiet and acute.
Wednesday, July 9 2008
In Full Battle Rattle, the Iraq Simulation and the war are both real and not real, confusing, painful, and horrific, for the refugees working as role players.
Sunday, June 22 2008
This book seems to imply that a wartime zeitgeist can absolve us of our own mistakes, or at least render them understandable.
Thursday, June 19 2008
Thursday, April 24 2008
Sunday, January 20 2008
Norman Jewison’s didactic film is a classic example of liberal guilt as entertainment.
Wednesday, January 9 2008
The music of people who know that they will never be asked to face huge audiences and rarely required to sing to anyone other than themselves and their friends.