Catherine Hardwicke
Features // 2 Articles
Columns // 3 Articles
Reviews // 9 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Features

The Worst Films of 2011
9 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Nothing is more punishing than a bad movie. With these ten, 2011's torture was truly painful.

Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008
10 Sep 2008 // 5:59 PM

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

//Columns

Trouble in Wonderland, or The Crisis of the Fairytale in Film
30 May 2011 // 5:00 PM

Live-action fairytale adaptations are more popular than ever, with Red Riding Hood just out and four others -- including two Snow Whites in the works. But film and the source texts do not effortlessly go together, and children emerge as the losers.

Twilight Takeover
7 Jan 2009 // 2:59 PM

The film is a successful adaptation of the book not only because Pattinson is so talented and dreamy, but also because Hardwicke knows a thing or two about filming adolescents.

//Reviews

'Red Riding Hood:' Overheated and Half-Baked
7 Jul 2011 // 4:59 PM

Red Riding Hood doesn’t have the teeth to bite into the thrumming subterranean eroticism lurking just beneath its overripe surface; but neither does it have the self-awareness (or self-confidence) to cross over the line into full blown kitsch.

'Red Riding Hood': What Happened to the Rabbit?
10 Mar 2011 // 10:40 PM

As the supernatural story is focused through Valerie's romantic travails, Red Riding Hood is mostly a jumble of clichés.

//Blogs

What Every Female Adolescent Craves - Implied Wolf Sex: 'Red Riding Hood'
10 Mar 2011 // 10:00 PM

Like listening to an alcoholic deadbeat dad read a knock-off version of the famed fable to his inattentive, angry offspring, Red Riding Hood is no fun.

Vamp-Ire: 'Twilight' vs 'Let the Right One In'
19 Nov 2008 // 3:52 PM

Blame Anne Rice. Blame her for being the literary stake in the original vampire's heart. If it wasn't for her spinster prose take on the

//News

‘Twilight' descends at midnight Friday night
18 Mar 2009 // 2:38 AM

After months of hype and screaming fangirls and barrels of newspaper ink dumped on Robert Pattinson and "Twilight," there was bound to be some backlash.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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