Wednesday, January 26 2011
Television executives should resolve to do a few things for me this year.
Friday, October 1 2010
Actors often talk about bringing an emotional authenticity to the characters they play. A physical authenticity should also be required if the part involves a weekly round of fighting off scary Russian operatives or shady government spies who know jiu jitsu.
Thursday, August 19 2010
If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Like the sex scenes, the film itself is cold and remote, and as viewers, we merely go through the motions, watching it.
Monday, April 28 2008
Deception is less a thriller than it is a contest between boys with big egos, assorted women dropped in as pseudo-exotic objects of exchange.
Wednesday, January 16 2008
PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.
Wednesday, January 2 2008
Bruce Willis' career may not have mandated a fourth trip into Die Hard territory. Who knew that action fans needed it so badly?
Friday, August 31 2007
What really gives the cinematic pallet a high-quality cleansing is a ripe old fashioned dose of certifiable stupid.
Monday, July 2 2007
In yet another Die Hard film this summer, Bruce Willis will reprise his role as John McClane. But can the public stomach the implicit politics that animate him?