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Wednesday, October 19 2011

‘The War of 1812’, Wherein the Native Peoples Lost the Most, Never to Fully Recover

What was gained? Territorial lines had not changed, many lives had been lost, and James Madison’s standing in the eyes of the American people increased with the end of the conflict.


Wednesday, March 25 2009

Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.


Tuesday, January 13 2009

The Best Television Performers of 2008

More than anything, though, I wish all those political pundits would take some time off, to rest and let their vocal cords recuperate. That truly would make for a happy new year.


Wednesday, September 24 2008

Criminal Minds: Season Four Premiere

The fourth season premiere of Criminal Minds revisits 9/11 anxieties, as Special Agent Hotchner (Thomas Gibson) stumbles dazedly around a street in lower Manhattan, having nearly been blown to smithereens by a car bomb.


Friday, May 9 2008

Redbelt

In Redbelt, as ever in David Mamet's universe, the fight is the issue.


Sunday, April 27 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008

In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.


Wednesday, October 31 2007

Criminal Minds

Joe Mantegna brings to Rossi a singular mournfulness and lingering rage that are not turned inward and angsty, but instead bent outward, into a mien that looks cocky but is also ready for what's unknown.


Thursday, August 30 2007

House of Games

In the section of town where rotten tenements boast rusty, decrepit fire escapes that rattle in the dank breeze she seems out of place, but somehow not out of her element.


Monday, October 2 2006

Edmond (2005)

An excellent noir, or a tragicomedy, about the repressed beliefs in all of us.


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Liberty Heights (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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