Sunday, April 10 2011
An English professor uses the internet to learn how to break his wife out of prison.
Thursday, November 18 2010
John's not Keyser Söze, but John does have a self-certainty and aptitude for rationalization and moral relativism that make him just a little creepy.
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Paul Haggis' film posits Hank as an old-school man of honor, both punished and revered for his traditional "values."
Thursday, May 5 2005
The lesson seems geared toward those viewers who were surprised by the Rodney King video, that is, people who don't regularly deal with cultural collisions.
Thursday, May 14 2009
Paul Haggis directed and co-wrote "Crash," named best picture at the Academy Awards in 2006, and scripted "Million Dollar Baby," honored as best picture the previous
Thursday, December 25 2008
Gook. Dragon lady. Swamp rats. These are but a few of the cringe-inducing racial epithets spewed by Clint Eastwood's Walt Kowalski in "Gran Torino," the
Tuesday, January 1 2008
What if they made a war movie and nobody came to see it? No biggie. Individual films fail all the time for all kinds of
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Anti-war demonstrators storm the Pentagon in the movie "Across the Universe." A career soldier protests the Iraq conflict in "In the Valley of Elah." The
Sunday, September 30 2007
Writer Matthew Michael Carnahan makes a living pounding out movie scripts, where flights of fantasy and retreats from reality are the daily stock in trade.