Friday, January 20 2012
Red Tails is enjoyable enough and, like other George Lucas films, more throwback pulp than somber drama.
Wednesday, August 18 2010
If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.
Friday, April 24 2009
For all its attention to local "color", Fighting focuses on the white boy's progress.
Tuesday, January 27 2009
There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?
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
Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.
Monday, January 12 2009
Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.
Friday, December 26 2008
Monday, December 1 2008
Howard's road from the acting world to the musical arena results in plenty of ideas but minimal cohesion.
Sunday, October 5 2008
Every explosion and punch-line lives and dies by Downey's performance, but he proves more than up to the task, making the ride all the more enjoyable.