Friday, August 20 2010
If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.
Friday, September 26 2008
The moral muddling is never resolved in Dexter. The more Dexter (Michael C. Hall) insists on his rightness, the more limited his vision appears.
Monday, April 21 2008
Clemente was a brilliant ballplayer, but also conflicted and complicated, as demonstrated in Bernardo Ruiz's documentary, Roberto Clemente.
Thursday, October 11 2007
The format forced the issue among cult and commercial products. And TV on DVD highlighted the cream of the creative, forward thinking crop.
Friday, September 28 2007
The movie abandons any aspiration to Austen's wit or social critique, and lapses instead into total triteness.
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Cane's soap operatic set-up is both efficient and florid, laying out both familial continuity and class distinctions.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.
Wednesday, November 16 2005
There are growing overlaps between politics, news, and entertainment. Hard news has taken a back seat to feature journalism and talk shows, real politics to realpolitik.
Thursday, May 19 2005
For all its lavish effects, Sith's primary purpose is to showcase Anakin's dilemma.
Sunday, January 1 1995
As is often the case with presidential terms, the Bartlett administration ended with great pomp and little circumstance.