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Wednesday, September 4 2013

‘Luther’: Idris Elba is Stellar, Again

When the crimes here are standard TV fare -- the copycat killer and the middle class vigilante -- the dramatic filler of the series, Luther’s personal life, bears undue weight.


Tuesday, August 3 2010

Which Portrayal Is Fairer to the Sexes?

Women may often be victims in shows like Luther, but this status frequently exonerates them; men, on the other hand, are labeled sick, creepy and twisted -- there is hardly ever an understanding for their deviant behavior.


Monday, July 19 2010

New Jurisdiction: How Will the Dark, Brooding ‘Luther’ Fare Stateside?

Airing on BBC America later in the year, the BBC's recent dark crime series, Luther, deserves to do as well stateside as it's doing here in the UK.


Sunday, March 29 2009

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

In The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Precious (Jill Scott) is often complicated, sometimes subtle, and determinedly independent -- a few steps ahead of her series.


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!


Friday, October 31 2008

RocknRolla

Violence is the primary form of communication among all the film's macho posturers.


Wednesday, October 8 2008

Fast chat with ‘Rocknrolla’ director Guy Ritchie


Tuesday, September 9 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.


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