Tuesday, July 15 2014
The simple yet transformative hat-trick of Under the Skin is that it is the humans who are alien.
Wednesday, April 13 2011
The Avengers will be Joss Whedon's most ambitious project to date, the culmination of a string of Marvel Studios superhero films, including the Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, and Captain America films.
Monday, September 28 2009
Monday, March 30 2009
Alas, these are actually some of the worst movies in Johansson’s filmography.
Monday, February 23 2009
Friday, February 6 2009
He’s Just Not That Into You is a standard chick flick, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing: it’s cute and comic and organized according to fixed, mostly ancient gender roles.
Thursday, January 15 2009
Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.
Monday, January 5 2009
Given the respective careers of Will Eisner and Frank Miller, the root of their friendship becomes apparent. For both, the comics medium takes precedence above all else.
Sunday, January 4 2009
A biography of Will Eisner, perhaps the greatest cartoonist in the history of American comics. Eisner used The Spirit as his vessel for unexplored creativity with story elements not commonly found in comics.