Sunday, December 7 2008
Redemption manages to locate an emotional center than had been missing from 24 since…well, if not ever, since at least the first season.
Friday, November 21 2008
In Africa, where children are forced to soldier, Jack realizes, every day is full of terror -- not just the 24-hour spates he's used to confronting.
Thursday, May 1 2008
This is a well-intentioned little film with its heart in the right place, and everything else out of whack.
Sunday, May 20 2007
Wednesday, January 10 2007
You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.
Tuesday, August 16 2005
Like the guys, the girls are undone by their reliance on conventional male power signs.
Friday, April 1 2005
Distraught, ornery, self-critical, these heroes are certainly more "anti" types than straight-ahead.
Monday, March 21 2005
Deadwood is possibly the most coruscating indictment of American capitalism ever aired in primetime.
Monday, April 12 2004
Wily and self-possessed, Sol Star is an unusual combination of a Lower East Side peddler and Gary Cooper in High Noon.
Thursday, April 11 2002
Moody, perverse, and full to busting with metaphorical cautions.