Tuesday, January 13 2009
Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Tender and detailed, Thomas McCarthy's movie features beautiful performances, but is grounded in a fundamental difficulty, that Walter's education is achieved by his engagement with brown and black people.
Wednesday, April 23 2008
"A brilliantly sustained performance." -- William Arnold, Seattle Post-Intelligencer. "A star turn that "brings all his saltiness and comic solemnity to bear." -- Wesley Morris,