Tuesday, March 3 2009
Sam, Andi, Sock, and Ben demonstrate that pulling oneself up by the bootstraps is more difficult than the normative fantasies of the American Dream would have us believe.
Monday, February 9 2009
Is the casting of Ray Wise as the Devil so obvious that it’s brilliant, or so obvious that it’s banal?
Sunday, August 31 2008
Friday, August 29 2008
The faux interview preserves Darby Crash's self-image, the reenactment in What We Do Is Secret remembers the preservation.
Wednesday, January 2 2008
Thursday, October 11 2007
Monday, October 1 2007
Friday, September 21 2007
Thursday, September 20 2007
Paul Haggis' film posits Hank as an old-school man of honor, both punished and revered for his traditional "values."
Monday, August 27 2007
While Millie recalls blaxploitation's hot mamas, Foxy Brown and Cleopatra Jones, she is, at the same time, a literal mama, defending her sons with alarming élan.