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Monday, January 28 2013

What Is the Stereotypical ‘Real American?’

Picture such a creature in your mind and see how it compares to the one in mine: White. Well-fed. Armed. Christian. I’m seeing Boss Hogg in Bermuda shorts, Foghorn Leghorn in a business suit, Britney Spears in a monster truck.


Friday, September 9 2011

Mel Gibson, Warner Bros. developing Jewish hero epic


Tuesday, March 22 2011

SXSW Film Festival Day 6: Mel Gibson and ‘The Beaver’

The Beaver's world premiere at SXSW leaves an audience wondering if they enjoyed it or not.


Monday, March 21 2011

When Did Trying to Be Good Start Feeling So Bad?

Now don’t get me wrong—of course I believe in saving the planet (at least until scientists determine if there are other inhabitable planets with better mobile phone service), but there's gotta be a limit.


Thursday, July 29 2010

A Shark May Not Teach You Lessons About Goodness Like Santa Clause Does, But It Might Eat Your Head

Christmas in July is a superficial, commercial non-event, so why not celebrate a new Shark Week holiday, a holy season you can really sink your teeth into?


Tuesday, May 25 2010

Mel is Back and Still Wants Vengeance

Can Mel Gibson's return in The Edge of Darkness trump Taken? It shouldn't have to try.


Tuesday, August 5 2008

Robert De Niro joins Mel Gibson in ‘Darkness’


Tuesday, January 9 2007

Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

In Chris Paine’s witty and very partisan documentary, we are presented with the sad but familiar tale of corporate greed and corruption shaping our daily lives -- shaping it without our support, but with our apathy.


Friday, December 8 2006

Apocalypto (2006)

Looking like a precursor to Mad Max, Jaguar Paw has to manage his chase plot on his feet -- no turbo engines or gasoline.


Monday, August 30 2004

The Passion of the Christ (2004)

The sympathetic viewers are hard to watch, as Mary and Mary Magdalene repeatedly collapse against one another, trembling.


The Passion of the Christ (2004) (Reviews) [26.Feb.04]
Signs (2002) (Reviews) [1.Aug.02]
We Were Soldiers (2002) (Reviews) [28.Feb.02]
What Women Want (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Patriot (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Patriot (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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