Why do film fans hate Paul W.S. Anderson? The answer is as hard to define as his failures as a director.
One imagines that if you gave Canadian auteur Guy Maddin a mainstream movie script and a cast of well known celebrities, he would still wind
Can context really change your opinion? Can the changing cultural or political tide turn one set judgment, especially when the item being discussed seems irretrievably
One more week, and it will all be over. Another tent pole, another bit of Monday money bragging, and Summer 2008 will be history. Before that,
It doesn’t happen that often, so when it does, it truly is cause for celebration. The horror genre has been so blatantly mismanaged by
Remakes are like those proverbial Tribbles in the classic Trek episode. Give them a creative inch - or in the case of Hollywood, a recognizable
Rock stardom is a standard personal fantasy. It represents two very elusive elements - the power that music has over all of us and the
Friends...Tatooinians...Countrymen - Lend me your Yoda ears. I have not come to praise Star Wars, but to bury it, once and for all.
We're taking a few days off here at Short Ends and Leader. In the meantime, please enjoy some of our more provocative posts. Today, we will look at Part Two of our feature length commentaries on some of Summer 2008's biggest hits - and misses.
We're taking a few days off here at Short Ends and Leader. In the meantime, please enjoy some of our more provocative posts. Today, we will look at Part One of our feature length commentaries on some of Summer 2008's biggest hits - and misses.