Tuesday, April 7 2009
Americans cheer in their athletes what they demand of their citizens: humility, simplicity, and purity of spirit. It's a myth that's perfectly suited for the make-believe workings of Hollywood.
Thursday, March 27 2008
In time for baseball season comes a trio of worthy releases: Bull Durham, Eight Men Out and The Pride of the Yankees
Wednesday, June 27 2007
This set highlights the existential crisis about the validity and permanence of love, in a time when Americans were reminded of the absolute ephemeral nature of life and stripped of ideals by the War.
Tuesday, November 4 2014
These two versions of the minor classic character Raffles are two peas -- or pearls -- in a pod.
Friday, January 25 2013
Fast and Loose