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Monday, April 20 2015

You Can Tell Where ‘True Story’ Is Going Five Minutes In

No matter how much the ruthless male leads of this film (Jonah Hill and James Franco) try to control the narrative, it's all too obvious where their lie-fueled story is going.

Tuesday, May 3 2011

Allen Ginsberg Didn’t Say That: A Conversation on the Film ‘Howl’

C.E. McAuley and friends get wordy about Allen Ginsberg, Howl, and the release of the film now on DVD.

Sunday, March 29 2009

Spidey, Oedipus, Jesus, & Platonic Love

Spider-man III was by far the most exciting Hollywood political critique of the Bush doctrine, reiterating the value of dialogue, cooperation and coalition.

Tuesday, January 27 2009

Pineapple Express

This stoner film offers you a howling good time without the help of any magical herb whatsoever.

Thursday, January 15 2009

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

Tuesday, January 13 2009

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.

Thursday, December 11 2008

‘Milk’ co-star James Franco is in love with ... acting

Wednesday, October 15 2008

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.

Monday, August 11 2008

Danny O.D.: Too Much McBride?

Pineapple Express (Reviews) [6.Aug.08]
‘Pineapple Express’ is Some Bad Ass Weed (Short Ends and Leader) [5.Aug.08]
Part 3 - The New Networks (Features) [9.Oct.07]
In the Valley of Elah (Reviews) [20.Sep.07]
Spider-Man 3 (2007) (Reviews) [4.May.07]
A Guide to All Things Spider-Man (Features) [1.May.07]
Monkey Business (Part 1: May) (Features) [30.Apr.07]
The Dead Girl (2006) (Reviews) [28.Mar.07]
Flyboys (2006) (Reviews) [22.Sep.06]
Annapolis (2006) (Reviews) [13.Jul.06]
Annapolis (2006) (Reviews) [26.Jun.06]
Annapolis (2006) (Reviews) [27.Jan.06]
Tristan & Isolde (2006) (Reviews) [13.Jan.06]
The Great Raid (2003) (Reviews) [12.Aug.05]
Spider-Man 2 (2004) (Reviews) [13.Dec.04]
Spider-Man 2 (2004) (Reviews) [2.Jul.04]
The Company (2003) (Reviews) [22.Jan.04]
City by the Sea (2002) (Reviews) [6.Sep.02]
Spider-Man (2002) (Reviews) [2.May.02]
Deuces Wild (2002) (Reviews) [2.May.02]
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