Tuesday, July 24 2007
Oscar Micheaux: The Great and Only: The Life of Americas First Black Filmmaker by Patrick McGilligan
Reading The Great and Only, one can only imagine the kind of film Micheaux's life story would make, and regret that the man himself isn't around to make it.
Friday, July 6 2007
Dieter's dedication grants him passion and strength, but the film never lets you forget the paradox he lives, his illicit status and the fact that "America" cannot rescue him.
Friday, June 29 2007
Sunday, June 3 2007
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is actually awful enough to inspire appreciation for the games that get its flaws right.
Monday, May 28 2007
Sadly, this is one of those stories that was better in my memory.
Friday, May 25 2007
Thursday, May 24 2007
In the just-in-time for Memorial Day weekend Pirates sequel, Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) pursues pleasure with the sort of determination usually associated with moviegoers.
Friday, May 11 2007
Thursday, May 10 2007
Subversive behavior is encouraged, girl-watching is indulged, Hunter S. Thompson gets some respect, and the pig-out at the wrap-up Awards Barbeque begins.
Thursday, May 3 2007
In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.