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'I'm Not a Teacher, But I Play One in the Movies': The Movie Teacher Myths
By Pamela Monk
Movies create iconic, mythical teacher figures who, in two or so hours, do both more harm and more good than any actual human could achieve in a lifetime. [21.Aug.14]
'Ginger Snaps' Is Freshly Female-Centric Horror
Watching the movie now, it seems to anticipate its own cult. [21.Aug.14]
Philip K. Dick's 'Radio Free Albemuth' Finally Reaches the Silver Screen
Like the book that inspired it, Radio Free Albemuth works as a vindicating love letter to spiritual seekers who feel that humanity is capable of more than the Orwellian rat race of the modern era. [20.Aug.14]
'Four of the Apocalypse' Is Unrelenting in its Mournful and Mesmerizing Moodiness
Four of the Apocalypse's stereotypical and almost satirical character depictions and its pilgrimage structured plot-line chronicles a voyage to redemption. [20.Aug.14]
A Small Sampling of Disney: 'The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad' and 'Fun and Fancy Free'
For the most part, the shorts are some of Disney's strongest, and taken as a whole they offer a variety of animation styles, characters and tones. [20.Aug.14]
Reviews
Watching the movie now, it seems to anticipate its own cult. [20.Aug.14]
For the most part, the shorts are some of Disney's strongest, and taken as a whole they offer a variety of animation styles, characters and tones. [19.Aug.14]
Hercules is a Disney animated film that shows the studio riding the wave of its '90's renaissance, but not reaching the heights of earlier classics. [18.Aug.14]
As a movie, The Expendables 3 is kind of a shambles. As part of a never-ending retirement party, it's kind of a gas. [19.Aug.14]
This film is entertaining and fun, while maintaining an emotional component throughout, making it a classic Disney film rightfully getting its due in this restored master. [17.Aug.14]
Dinosaur 13 traces the emotional and legal dilemmas emerging with the discovery of a T-Rex called Sue. [15.Aug.14]
DVD Reviews
Watching the movie now, it seems to anticipate its own cult. [20.Aug.14]
For the most part, the shorts are some of Disney's strongest, and taken as a whole they offer a variety of animation styles, characters and tones. [19.Aug.14]
Mixed Media
News
By Steven Zeitchik
The last year of Robin Williams’ professional life was a microcosm of his larger career — a mix of independent drama, animated voice work, studio comedy and even a TV sitcom. [15.Aug.14]
Features
By Pamela Monk
Movies create iconic, mythical teacher figures who, in two or so hours, do both more harm and more good than any actual human could achieve in a lifetime. [20.Aug.14]
Like the book that inspired it, Radio Free Albemuth works as a vindicating love letter to spiritual seekers who feel that humanity is capable of more than the Orwellian rat race of the modern era. [19.Aug.14]
Columns
The Next Reel
After the best-selling novel La Planète des Singes and the hit film Planet of the Apes, the series found itself in hairy times. How did the saga regain its glory? [10.Aug.14]
On Principle
By grounding the violence of his barely veiled speculative fiction in the here-and-now, James DeMonaco risks inciting an audience beyond the walls of the cinema. [06.Aug.14]
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