Mike Newell
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
//Features

2010 Summer Movie Preview - May
2 May 2010 // 4:00 PM

May blasts the summer season off with two mega-movies, Iron Man 2 and Robin Hood, while offering up yet more Shrek and Sex and the City.

Beyond Love: The Wisdom of Love in the Time of Cholera
3 Apr 2008 // 5:00 PM

Gabriel García Márquez knew that love, like cholera, strikes unexpectedly, renders the body powerless, and is blind to class or race.

//Reviews

'Donnie Brasco' Shows It's Easy to Get Lost in the Underworld
6 Oct 2014 // 1:00 AM

When Mike Newell's relatively low-key mob movie was released in 1997, Al Pacino and Johnny Depp were at very different junctures than they are today.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
27 May 2010 // 11:05 PM

Prince of Persia revisits the formula whereby a black supporting player is willing to sacrifice himself for the righteous white-identified cause.

//Blogs

Pottering Around
15 Nov 2010 // 4:20 AM

The Star Wars and Lord of the Rings film franchises are revered by millions. Harry Potter? Not so much. The question, of course, is 'why?'

'Prince of Persia' (Blu-ray): Royal Flash...and Flush
20 Sep 2010 // 7:35 PM

While Newell does do a great job of giving us a cursory establishment of the relationships...and a basic goal-oriented conceit, there's just not enough happening between the battles.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Country Fried Rock: Year of October

// Sound Affects

"When you dive into Bandcamp to find new music outside of your normal circles, you sometimes hit paydirt. Enter: Year of October.

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