Short Ends and Leader

January 2008

Giuseppe Andrews: The Americano Trilogy

Life. Death. Love. Hate. Family. Friends. Art. Artifice. These are the stalwarts of human existence.  They are the boundaries by which we analyze and


Giuseppe Andrews: Godard a Go-Go

Has there ever been a case where such a seismic cinematic shift has occurred in such a surreal, almost otherworldly setting? Who could have imagined


‘The Ten’ DVD Review

For many it remains a defining moment for the once inventive Music Television channel. Desperate to replicate the success of original programming like The Real


Guilded: Part 2

Well, at least they ended the suspense before any real curiosity could be created. The Writers Guild of America, currently picketing the pleasantry out of


Not So Golden

It will be interesting to see what the press conference scheduled for 13 January brings. For the first time in many, many years, the Golden Globes,


Guilded

They’ve been known to predict the eventual Oscar winner close to 95% of the time. They also seem to have a handle on which films


Almost Blu

So, Warner Brothers is officially dropping HD-DVD for Blu-ray. Does anyone really care? Are there really people in this complex, politically unsound world really worrying


A Beginner’s Guide to Exploitation - ‘Mondo’-rama

As part of a new feature here at SE&L, we will be looking at the classic exploitation films of the ‘40s - ‘70s.


Critical Confessions: Part 4 - The ‘Ten Minute’ Curse

I’m not sure if other film critics have it, but I know I do. It’s not something I’m particularly proud of, but


Killer of Sheep: The Charles Burnett Collection

His is not an unusual story. As an artist of color working within a medium not necessarily friendly to same, Charles Burnett had a decidedly


December 2007

November 2007

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Specter of Multiplayer Hangs Over 'Door Kickers'

// Moving Pixels

"Door Kickers is not a multiplayer game, but for a while there, I couldn’t tell the difference.

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