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

Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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