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Tuesday, November 29 2011

Money, Sex, and Power: Contemporary Adaptations in John Guillermin’s King Kong

The 1976 King Kong updates this modern myth’s meanings for a vastly different social, economic, and cultural milieu, but it does so with a leaden obviousness that undermines its conclusions.


Monday, August 15 2011

Jeff Bridges: Jeff Bridges

In the wake of Crazy Heart, Jeff Bridges proves that his musical skill is for real, even if for the most part he's treading familiar ground.


Wednesday, February 10 2010

Hungry Heart: Maggie Gyllenhaal

The most-recently Oscar-nominated Gyllenhaal talks about why Jeff Bridges is sexy at 60, the dangers of falling for the wrong person and why Sissy Spacek rules.


Tuesday, January 12 2010

With ‘Crazy Heart,’ Jeff Bridges is at the top of his game


Tuesday, January 27 2009

Superheroes Versus Comics

There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?


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.


Monday, January 12 2009

Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.


Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008 (Features) [9.Sep.08]
Dear Marvel Comics (Short Ends and Leader) [15.Jun.08]
Iron Man (Reviews) [1.May.08]
The Amateurs (Reviews) [4.Mar.08]
Part 5: The Return of the Auteur (Features) [21.Jun.07]
Surfs Up (2007) (Reviews) [8.Jun.07]
Monkey Business (Part 2: June) (Features) [1.May.07]
Stick It (2006) (Reviews) [28.Apr.06]
The Door in the Floor (2004) (Reviews) [15.Jul.04]
Seabiscuit (2003) (Reviews) [24.Jul.03]
K-PAX (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Cutter’s Way (1981/2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Contender (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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