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

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.

//Reviews

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.

Tyson
24 Apr 2009 // 2:05 AM

Tyson is about the processes that make Mike Tyson.

//Blogs

'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
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

READ the article