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Monday, April 30 2012

It Must Feel Good to Be as Bad as Gordon Gekko

Why are bad guys like Gordon Gekko, Tony Montana and Patrick Bateman so beloved? Because we can’t act without guilt, and what’s worse, we can’t even admit that we want to.


Sunday, September 26 2010

Masters of the Universe: Oliver Stone’s ‘Wall Street’

In his desire to trump his upper crust "superiors", Gekko's personal ethic could be read as a perverted, ultimately hypocritical form of populist revolt.


Thursday, May 14 2009

Did Hollywood inspire the meltdown men?


Thursday, May 7 2009

Will Gordon Gekko still be greedy in ‘Wall Street 2’?


Sunday, November 11 2007

The Streets of San Francisco - Season 1, Vol. 2

Michael Douglas is dreamy, but The Streets of San Francisco is stuck in a time warp.


Thursday, September 20 2007

Michael Douglas goes crazy again in ‘King of California’


Wednesday, September 27 2006

Romancing the Stone/The Jewel of the Nile (1984)

Everything in Jewel of the Nile is predictable, right down to the romantic final scenes at sunset.


Friday, September 1 2006

The Sentinel (2006)

A woefully timid, allegedly paranoid, political thriller short on thrills, shorter on paranoia, and shortest on politics.


The Sentinel (2006)

The Sentinel thus sets up a conflict between two exceptionally earnest masculine icons -- Kiefer Sutherland and Michael DOuglas -- all furrowed brows and low-talking intensity.


Friday, July 14 2006

You, Me and Dupree (2006)

This impossible place -- most desired object and least elucidated subject -- makes Molly typical of the women in white guy romcoms.


The Sentinel (2006) (Reviews) [21.Apr.06]
The In-Laws (2003) (Reviews) [22.May.03]
Wonder Boys (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Wonder Boys (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Traffic (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
One Night at McCool’s (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
One Day in September (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Don’t Say a Word (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Don’t Say a Word (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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