Articles tagged sally field

Why I Won’t Be Watching the Oscars (videos)

The Academy Awards used to be one of the biggest annual events on television, but up until last year, its TV ratings kept going down.

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Gidget’s ‘Dear Diary—et al.’ – and All that May Imply

As things start getting a little steamy, Retro Remote 'sinks into nothingness' trying to mix Gidget and some serious film theory.

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15 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM

Mrs. Doubtfire

This film about a charmingly warped, desperate, and divorced dad in drag has held up well 15 years after its original release.

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Brothers and Sisters - The Complete First Season

Welcome to Dynasty without the camp. But like their '80s counterparts, the Carringtons, the Walkers’ of Brothers and Sisters lives are a cornucopia of angst.

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24 Sep 2007 // 9:58 PM

Two Weeks

The stuttering pace of the movie, combined with an awkward obsession with ill-timed humor, makes Two Weeks an uncomfortable viewing experience.

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29 Sep 2006 // 1:00 AM

Brothers and Sisters

Brothers and Sisters is a confusing jumble of storylines involving the Walker family, most of them unoriginal.

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Flying Nun: The Complete Second Season

Mary Poppins had nothing over Sister Bertrille.

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15 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Legally Blonde: Platinum Collection (2001/2003)

The audio commentary featuring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Luketic demonstrates the leading lady to be much more thoughtful and subdued than her typical roles might suggest.

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Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

The first time around, Elle's chirpy charm seemed fresh and campy; now it's formula.

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9 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

Punchline (1988)

Explores a dark side of stand-up comedy, but relies on stereotypes rather than shedding new light on the subject.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Say It Isn’t So (2001)

The most annoying aspects of 'Say It Isn't So' have to do with its uneven tone, part ironic, wise-cracking condescension and part clueless, mean-spirited condescension.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Beautiful (2000)

Using the subculture of U.S. beauty pageants as a base, Beautiful addresses a multitude of apparently “female” issues. It brings up self-image problems, objectification,

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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