Sunday, August 12 2012
These period pieces are often relatable, funny, and addictive, but what makes these costume dramas so successful is the great care that is obviously taken in telling their stories.
Tuesday, March 1 2011
Oliver Stone has chosen to channel his 'radical' political leanings into his documentaries, and this film would seem to bear that out.
Thursday, November 11 2010
The exhilarating world of podcasting opens up new opportunities for pop culture analysis in the relatively young medium. Here is a list of ten particularly rewarding podcasts covering the worlds of film, television, music, and literature.
Thursday, April 1 2010
Thursday, January 21 2010
Thursday, July 30 2009
The special edition of this Dickens classic is an admirable example of the superiority of the Blu-ray format, highlighting the voluptuous period settings and finely wrought details in every episode of the 2005 mini-series.
Wednesday, May 6 2009
Monday, April 27 2009
Wednesday, March 4 2009
Cheever's stories are not autobiographical so much as stark documents from the same era he lived, wrote and drank in.