Articles tagged thomas jane

31 Jan 2010 // 3:00 AM

While sick last week, I took the opportunity to catch up on a marathon of HBO's Hung.

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20 Nov 2007 // 10:04 PM

Stephen King’s The Mist

The Mist indicts blind belief, but doesn't escape the weight of its clichés.

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12 May 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Punisher (2004)

It is a revenge story, and while we shy away from revenge as a valid motive, at least we still understand it.

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15 Apr 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Punisher (2004)

Ungainly and grim, the movie is loaded with comic-book heroic clichés and explosive effects.

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20 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Dreamcatcher (2003)

One thing you can say about 'Dreamcatcher': you can't really say one thing about it.

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11 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Sweetest Thing (2002)

The Sweetest Thing targets moviegoers who seek out the familiar and formulaic.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Under Suspicion (2000)

There's not much in this film that's subtle, but it does actually have something thoughtful to say about the ways that we perceive and assume truth, or the ways we might be convinced of some untruth because of our own anxieties. What you see can be -- and usually is -- deceiving.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Original Sin (2001)

... expensive, tacky melodrama.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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