All Good Things

Part Four: December 2009 | 10 Sep 2009 // 4:00 PM

At last, dessert, with just a few more entrees tossed in to satisfy those coming late to the table. The big guns -- James Cameron, Clint Eastwood, Peter Jackson, Terrence Malik -- are still putting the finishing touches on their over the top treats, hoping that viewers will appreciate the care and craftsmanship that went into each one. As usual, it looks like the Hollywood heavyweights are once again saving some of the best for last.

Summer of Same: July 2009 | 28 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.


Things Are All Too Real in 'All Good Things' | 28 Mar 2011 // 3:59 PM

Many directors fudge true stories by introducing made-up or re-imagined material for effect; Andrew Jarecki fudges his fictional work by basically making it as true and accurate as possible.

'All Good Things': Curling Inward | 3 Dec 2010 // 12:40 AM

Ryan Gosling plays the suspected murderer, and it’s in his heavy-lidded, impenetrable stare and reluctant voice that the film finds its unsteady anchor.


Cold case, hot buttons: Andrew Jarecki's film is based on a missing woman | 1 Dec 2010 // 2:00 AM

NEW YORK — Andrew Jarecki has identity issues: Wherever the entrepreneur turned filmmaker points his cameras, he unearths people acting as if they were someone else.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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