Monday, February 21 2011
La Femme Nikita's miserable and corrupted world of moral dead zones and US-sanctioned torture forces its hero to make a real-world choice between pragmatic collusion or principled, perhaps doomed, resistance.
Monday, December 15 2003
Allan Quartermain is complex, to be sure, resenting imperialism even as he embodies it.
Thursday, July 10 2003
'You're probably too young to remember,' Allan Quartermain (Sean Connery) tells the messenger, 'but the Empire is always in some kind of peril.'"
Tuesday, March 18 2003
Meditates on the space these celebrity athletes occupied for their respective societies, serving as reluctant folk heroes and symbols for their nations.
Sunday, January 1 1995
It's true that 'A Girl Thing' concerns girls, or more accurately, women of various ages and backgrounds.