Articles tagged lee tamahori

4 Oct 2007 // 9:58 PM


Suspense and that familiar adrenaline rush come with creativity, not clock crunching. Next fails to fully understand this, and ends up paying for it in the end.

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27 Apr 2007 // 2:00 AM

Next (2007)

The film doesn’t try to explain or rationalize its essential trick, but drops you rather perfunctorily into Cris' multiple dilemmas.

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XXX: State of the Union: Special Edition (2005)

D quotes Tupac -- 'Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal' -- and hip-hop saves the nation.

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XXX: State of the Union (2005)

Ice Cube makes an unusual action hero, cooler and shorter than most.

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8 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Mulholland Falls (1996)

Mulholland Falls resembles an episode of Law & Order with funny hats.

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29 Nov 2002 // 12:00 AM

Die Another Day (2002)

Bond's issues have to do with self-identity.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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