Thursday, July 22 2010
Wednesday, January 14 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Thursday, December 4 2008
Rambo is constantly portrayed as judge, jury, and executioner in the national and international spheres.
Thursday, May 22 2008
Tuesday, March 4 2008
"I think that, except for its ludicrous violence toward the end, the Death Sentence movie does depict its character's decline and the stupidity of vengeful vigilantism." Death Wish creator Brian Garfield talks to PopMatters about remakes, sequels, writing, and the meaning of vengeance.
Monday, January 28 2008
Friday, January 25 2008
That Rambo is by now too old to recover or start again only underlines the film's ultimate point: no one wins this time.
Tuesday, April 3 2007
This may be the most truly independent and heartfelt piece of filmmaking released by a major studio last year.
Wednesday, December 20 2006
Rocky Balboa traces its own kind of full circle, linking art and populism, politics and dreams.