Wednesday, July 25 2012
To combat the titans of fall TV ratings, Modern Family, Criminal Minds, and American Idol, the networks are offering up space aliens, superheroes, and a monkey!
Wednesday, June 15 2011
Vanishing of the Bees flits about from topic to topic -- and loses its way.
Sunday, May 8 2011
Experimentation sometimes gets in the way of the grandiose majesty at which these songs aim, and it sometimes gets the better of the Canadian trio We Are the City.
Thursday, April 28 2011
Many columns have been devoted to the successful transitions of actors such as Clint Eastwood and Ben Affleck from acting into directing, but who are some of the women that have excelled behind the camera?
Tuesday, March 15 2011
If Super was on your radar, then it’s probably safe to say you are in the four percent that it was made for. And you will more than likely have yourself a grand ol’ time.
Friday, November 19 2010
Thursday, October 21 2010
Today we bring to an end our examination of each of the films of Kurosawa directed in his amazing career. After the ambitious epic Ran, Kurosawa embarked a three smaller but more personal films.
Wednesday, October 20 2010
In the early 1990s, The Hollywood Reporter picked up on an emerging ‘trend’ of what it called cinema vert -- films about ‘green issues’. Kurosawa’s Dreams, though not financed by the American studio system, fits well in this cohort, albeit as the most formally distinct example of this miniature film movement.
Friday, October 8 2010
I don’t know what The Event is – and I suspect I never will -- but not for lack of trying.
Wednesday, October 6 2010
Paul Murray's novel about tragedy, heartbreak, and quantum physics at an Irish private school is as snortingly funny as it is painfully poignant.