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Monday, June 18 2012

The Mammy Image: What’s Christie Love Got to Do With It?

Depictions of black women in popular culture have long surpassed the 'mammy' archetype. Let's talk about Teresa Graves in Get Christie Love (1974), for starters.


Wednesday, October 19 2011

‘Jackie Brown’: Is a Love Story, a Heist Film, an Offbeat Crime Story Set to a Great Soundtrack

The intriguing combination of Elmore Leonard's voice with Tarantino's unique dialogue leads to his best film.


Sunday, January 18 2009

The L Word

As a result of the much publicised murder at the start of this season's L Word, the first few episodes resemble Murder She Wrote, just with more, um, oral. And yes, in terms of the sex, The L Word is as hot as ever.


Monday, January 22 2007

The L Word

Scared and excited, Phyllis became a symbol of what's best and most complex about The L Word, that a secure sense of identity is never easy.


Wednesday, January 10 2007

The L Word

The L Word is more enjoyable to watch with a group, mostly because subtlety is not one of its strengths.


Thursday, January 4 2007

The L Word: The Complete Third Season

Season Three's biggest storylines were also the most controversial among fans: Dana's death from breast cancer; and the introduction of a transgender character.


Wednesday, February 1 2006

The L Word

Now that The L Word has considered many of the broad topics of the day (with the notable exception of a same-sex wedding or commitment ceremony), it can do its own thing.


Thursday, June 9 2005

The L Word

Although there is probably someone in L.A. just like Mark -- art house aesthetic on the outside masking a Joe Francis attitude on the inside -- he never seems completely believable.


Thursday, August 22 2002

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a whole lot of nada.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Snow Day (2000)


In Too Deep (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Ghosts of Mars (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Bones (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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