Thursday, October 16 2008
With Lego Batman, it feels like the Lego series has finally hit its stride.
Monday, September 22 2008
Funny how the best moments on Verlaine's early solo albums sound the least like Marquee Moon. Intriguing portraits of a brilliant artist in transition, but fans only need apply.
Without a couple of recognizably fallible and ordinary men like Harvey Dent and Commissioner Gordon at its center, The Dark Knight would ultimately be nothing more than an exceptionally well-tooled and smartly-acted thriller.
Thursday, September 11 2008
Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.
Wednesday, September 10 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.
Monday, September 8 2008
The Bob Dylan film, I’m Not There, shows that the main puzzle behind pop music’s most enigmatic personality resides right here, within us all.