The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008 | 15 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM
Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.
The Return of the Popcorn Circus: June 2008 | 28 Apr 2008 // 4:59 PM
If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?
WALL∙E | 26 Jun 2008 // 8:00 PM
For much of WALL∙E, the titular robot speaks not a word, but instead whimpers or exclaims, his language an assortment of expressive erps and eeps.
Robot Holocaust | 30 Jun 2008 // 3:00 AM
In the second half of our Disney discussion, the way in which the dystopian world of WALL*E was sold to a susceptible public is dissected.
Consumer Apocalypse: WALL-E | 29 Jun 2008 // 3:00 PM
As part of a double dose of Disney Monday, Chris Barsanti looks at the recent release from CG savants Pixar.
The end is here: 9-11 attacks and the new millennium revive apocalyptic movies | 1 Oct 2008 // 10:39 AM
Flooded cities. A plague of blindness. Humanity huddled in bunkers. It's just another night at the movies. The Katrina documentary "Trouble the Water," the viral-outbreak
'Wall-E,' Pixar's surprisingly political postmodern masterpiece | 17 Jul 2008 // 10:14 PM
Conservatives love to complain about Hollywood liberalism, but most of the political films that shuffle through the cineplexes are standard-issue leftie hackwork that neither persuade