Alex Cross

The 2012 PopMatters Fall Film Preview - Part 2: October | 4 Sep 2012 // 6:12 PM

We get closer to the true cream of the cinematic crop, with some mandated seasonal horror thrown in for 31st consideration. Highlights include the Wachowskis/Tykwer epic Cloud Atlas and Ben Affleck's Argo.


In 'Alex Cross', Tyler Perry Blows His Biggest and Best Chance to Gain Mainstream Popularity | 3 Feb 2013 // 5:10 PM

Alex Cross and all of the other characters in James Patterson’s books savor and shun what life hands them even though its not always in equal measure. Why is that component lacking in this film adaptation?

Resistance Is Futile: 'Alex Cross' | 18 Oct 2012 // 11:58 PM

This is the problem, repeatedly, in Alex Cross, its abject obviousness and distracting sloppiness.


(Why) Alex (Can't) Cross (Over) | 22 Oct 2012 // 1:50 AM

Tyler Perry has no established persona. He's not a star, per se. He's a brand. An industry. A debated media topic... but he's not a star in the true sense of the word.


At 78, Cicely Tyson Remains in Demand | 17 Oct 2012 // 2:01 AM

LOS ANGELES — Cicely Tyson has refused to compromise during nearly six decades in film, turning down roles she thought were two-dimensional, stereotypical depictions of African-American

//Mixed media

'The Chamber' Keeps the Drama and Suspense Going

// Short Ends and Leader

"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.

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