Wednesday, January 14 2009
Different media means different Hellboys. Mike Mignola's versus Guillermo del Toro's.
Wednesday, January 7 2009
In a surreal world dedicated to a uniquely haphazard and comically inept breed of pretense, Bret Hart’s appeal was simple: he made everything seem 'real'.
The film is a successful adaptation of the book not only because Pattinson is so talented and dreamy, but also because Hardwicke knows a thing or two about filming adolescents.
Wednesday, December 3 2008
The sound era added nothing thematically or tonally that wasn't already perfected in silent films.
Thursday, November 20 2008
For all the self-serious Deep Thoughts and the sometimes unsettling material in DeZ Vylenz The Mindscape of Alan Moore, Moore can be a startlingly funny host.
Thursday, October 30 2008
The 20th anniversary DVD release of Mystery Science Theater 3000 is less a greatest-hits package than a reminder of simple joys, like mocking lousy movies.
Tuesday, September 2 2008
Having missed out on the show in its '80s heyday, a hapless Monte Williams shares his thoughts during his baffled first look at The Galaxy Rangers.
Thursday, August 28 2008
Whether it was through silence, grotesquerie, fury or intelligence (or, at times, lack of intelligence), Cartlidge was not afraid to upturn the dark corners of the women she portrayed.
Thursday, August 21 2008
The artificial connection between homosexuality and communism created the popular myth of evil and undetectable gay subversives living inside 1950s American society.
Thursday, June 12 2008
With The Incredible Hulk ripping through movie screens in mind, Williams hunkers down on the couch with two silly, strangely stirring seasons of the TV show.
Wednesday, June 4 2008
The recent "censure" of The Boondocks demonstrates the difficulty art faces in raising a critical converation in a corporate setting. Considering hip-hop's deep embedding into corporate culture, how can radical change happen?