James Toback
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Columns

The Audacity of Certain Black Ballers
16 Jul 2009 // 4:00 PM

The distance we’ve come from Jackie Robinson hawking Chock Full o’Nuts coffee in the ‘50s, and black A-list jocks hawking virtually anything under the sun today, is astounding.

//Reviews

Mark Wahlberg's Performance Comes Up Snake Eyes in the Remake of 'The Gambler'
4 Jun 2015 // 1:00 AM

Mark Wahlberg's performance in this thrice-removed Dostoyevsky adaptation is all surface moves, dance steps without the music.

Tyson
24 Apr 2009 // 1:05 AM

Tyson is about the processes that make Mike Tyson.

//Blogs

'Tyson' Tells Different Side of Fighter's Story
2 May 2009 // 6:58 AM

He remains an enigma, a brutal man with the gentle voice that literally took his sport to the heights of popularity, and then brought it

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Beyoncé and When Music Writing Becomes Activism

// Sound Affects

"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.

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