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Wednesday, December 4 2013

'Mob City': An Homage to the Seamy Streets of Films Noirs and the Pulp Novels That Inspired Them

The premiere suggests exactly why this period isn't more often plundered by television, namely, the extraordinary difficulty of shaking off the popular culture clichés of the period.


Friday, October 29 2010

'The Walking Dead': Series Premiere

Whether a basic, human-seeming decency can withstand catastrophe is an animating question in The Walking Dead.


Tuesday, November 20 2007

Stephen King's The Mist

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


Thursday, December 20 2001

The Majestic (2001)

PULL.


Saturday, December 31 1994

The Green Mile (1999)

It's not news to anyone that Steven King screen adaptations get tossed into two categories: absolute crap (Maximum Overdrive, Cujo, Pet Cemetery, et. al.) and important American cinema (Stanley Kubrick's The Shining and Frank Darabont's previous King adaptation, The Shawshank Redemption).


Blogs

Thursday, December 9 2010

'The Walking Dead' As Long Form Zombie Tale

'The Walking Dead' has capitalized on a great strength of the television medium, as well as expanded significantly on the corpus of the zombie tale (pun intended).


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