Call for Feature Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

John McTiernan

Features

Tuesday, March 25 2008

The Perfect Lean, Mean, Macho Machine

The Die Hard series is a true rollercoaster of visual excesses guaranteed to raise the viewer’s adrenaline levels – while invoking intriguing ideological and cultural subtexts that deal with race, gender, masculinity, and social anxieties.


Reviews

Tuesday, July 20 2010

'Predator': Bite Me, Baby

Timed to the recent theater release of Predators, the Ultimate Hunter Edition of Predator is a welcome dose of machismo.


Sunday, April 25 2010

The Thomas Crown Affair

While there’s a significant amount of chemistry between its leads, The Thomas Crown Affair only occasionally hits its stride.


Sunday, August 8 2004

Predator: Collector's Edition (1987)

Taut and relentless, Predator pares down, stage by stage.


Thursday, March 27 2003

Basic (2003)

As its title suggests, John McTiernan's new action-thriller, 'Basic' is not very new.


Thursday, February 7 2002

Rollerball (2002)

PULL.


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