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Thursday, August 11 2011

TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 3

This year Justified went from being a very good show to being a great one, while two of TV's most promising new series, Terriers and The Chicago Code, were gone too soon.


Wednesday, April 29 2009

Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.


Wednesday, August 6 2008

Stop-Loss

Realism doesn't make a better movie, just a more sensitive one.


Friday, March 28 2008

Stop-Loss

In Brandon's confrontations with his own delusions, Stop-Loss focuses on unhealthy rituals of manhood and male community recalling Peirce's Boys Don't Cry.


Tuesday, March 25 2008

The Perfect Lean, Mean, Macho Machine

The Die Hard series is a true rollercoaster of visual excesses guaranteed to raise the viewer’s adrenaline levels – while invoking intriguing ideological and cultural subtexts that deal with race, gender, masculinity, and social anxieties.


Tuesday, March 18 2008

Hitman

Too dry for teenagers, and not sophisticated enough for anyone who has ever seen an espionage movie better than Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever.


Wednesday, January 2 2008

Live Free or Die Hard

Bruce Willis' career may not have mandated a fourth trip into Die Hard territory. Who knew that action fans needed it so badly?


Friday, November 30 2007

Timothy Olyphant becomes a ‘Hitman’


Tuesday, November 20 2007

Hitman

Hitman isn't interested in complex emotions or motivations. Rather, it maintains a pretty much relentless focus on the predictable poetry of violence.


Monday, July 2 2007

Die Hard Neocon

In yet another Die Hard film this summer, Bruce Willis will reprise his role as John McClane. But can the public stomach the implicit politics that animate him?


Live Free or Die Hard (2007) (Reviews) [27.Jun.07]
Catch and Release (2006) (Reviews) [13.May.07]
Monkey Business (Part 2: June) (Features) [1.May.07]
Catch and Release (2006) (Reviews) [26.Jan.07]
Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
Deadwood (Reviews) [21.Mar.05]
Deadwood (Reviews) [12.Apr.04]
The Girl Next Door (2004) (Reviews) [8.Apr.04]
A Man Apart (2002) (Reviews) [3.Apr.03]
Dreamcatcher (2003) (Reviews) [20.Mar.03]
Rock Star (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Broken Hearts Club (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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