Tuesday, January 6 2009
Given the respective careers of Will Eisner and Frank Miller, the root of their friendship becomes apparent. For both, the comics medium takes precedence above all else.
Monday, January 5 2009
A biography of Will Eisner, perhaps the greatest cartoonist in the history of American comics. Eisner used The Spirit as his vessel for unexplored creativity with story elements not commonly found in comics.
Friday, December 26 2008
Tuesday, December 23 2008
The Spirit (Gabriel Macht) lives in a dark, superficial, and exceedingly familiar place.
Friday, September 12 2008
Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.
Thursday, June 7 2007
Two long hours that I will sadly never get back.
Friday, February 2 2007
Tacky and terminally bland, Because I Said So sets up one basic joke -- the interfering mother -- and runs it into the ground.
Friday, December 22 2006
For Edward, the CIA forms a circular logic: members define the mission and vice versa.
Thursday, January 30 2003
For all its protests to the contrary, in this movie, everything is exactly what it seems.