The Lone Ranger

The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2013 | 13 Jan 2014 // 8:14 PM

Sometimes, a bad movie inspires a bit of unnatural love. In other instances, films overlooked by the masses make it into our personal preferences. Whatever the case is here, we have several examples of efforts we feel bad for enjoying, but love nonetheless.

Hi Ho Silver, Again | 12 Nov 2013 // 8:20 PM

Much of the thrill of watching The Lone Ranger comes from its death-defying ability not to fall.


Building the Perfect Bomb: The Numbers Behind Box Office Flops | 12 Jul 2015 // 8:30 PM

The biggest "box office bombs" of all time, much like the biggest hits, are not always the ones you're expecting them to be.


Ultimately, the Weirdness of Both Johnny Depp and 'The Lone Ranger' Is Engaging | 19 Dec 2013 // 1:10 AM

Depp riffs on Buster Keaton, performing ridiculous feats of derring-do (including riding a horse through a train, which Verbinski makes look about as believable as possible), and train cars hurtle past each other with perfect timing.

Tonto and 'Stupid White Man' Carry on the Self-Mythologizing of 'The Lone Ranger' | 3 Jul 2013 // 1:30 AM

All of the stories that come together in The Lone Ranger are the bits and revisions of the same story, and the most terrifying aspect of these centuries of self-mythologizing is the capacity to absorb and recycle, to own and reframe.


How Does It Feel to Be Wrong?: 'The Lone Ranger' (Blu-ray) | 20 Dec 2013 // 2:07 AM

Everyone was wrong when they tagged this Summer of 2013 entry a "bomb." Instead, it's a sorely misunderstood work of warped genius.

Why Do We Care How Much Movies Cost to Make? | 19 Aug 2013 // 1:05 AM

Money matters to audiences because you made it matter to them. You thrust dollar signs and the discuss of same like it's an important part of the artistic process.

//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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