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

The Audacity of Certain Black Ballers
16 Jul 2009 // 5:00 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.


Mark Wahlberg's Performance Comes Up Snake Eyes in the Remake of 'The Gambler'
4 Jun 2015 // 2:00 AM

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

24 Apr 2009 // 2:05 AM

Tyson is about the processes that make Mike Tyson.


'Tyson' Tells Different Side of Fighter's Story
2 May 2009 // 7:58 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

'Assassin's Creed': The Comic Book

// Moving Pixels

"How does one establish an entry point into a complex mythos developed through the plots of more than a half dozen very popular video games in only about 20 pages? Not very well.

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