Timur Bekmambetov
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The Best Guilty Pleasure Films of 2012
20 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

As much as we hate to admit it, these addictive missteps captured our attention in ways cinema shouldn't. Others will condemn them. We can't complain... not at all.

Superheroes Versus Comics
27 Jan 2009 // 2:59 PM

There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?


'Ben-Hur': Once More Around the Circus Maximus
7 Feb 2017 // 9:45 PM

This Ben-Hur remake wants to teach against the rift that drives Ben-Hur and Messala to extreme lengths while still glorying in bloody revenge.

'Ben-Hur' Should Have Left His Chariot in the Stable
19 Aug 2016 // 3:52 AM

Judah Ben-Hur is back, and this time he’s really… bland


The Un-Civil War: 'Abraham Lincoln' vs. The Critics
25 Jun 2012 // 3:00 AM

The amount of vitriol aimed at the film and its makers may have little to do with what's up on the screen and more to do with industries out of touch with each other and their own individual best intentions.

Crackpot History and the Right to Lie: 'Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter'
22 Jun 2012 // 3:00 AM

It's crazier than an antebellum bedbug, but Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter is one of Summer 2012's definite sleepers.

//Mixed media


"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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