Far be it for me to question the wisdom of the Great Scorsese, but I am less than convinced that Mean Streets would have been better with 3D.
Anybody else think that Midnight in Paris was a little weak for its 92% rating? The chief insight is simultaneously rushed and painfully obvious, the in laws, the fiance, and the friends (with the e
Saw Avatar last week, and apparently I must weigh in. Lot’s o’ spoilers ahead… Is Avatar racist?Sure, but that’s not a very interesting question. Back before I saw 300, I was p
I don’t really understand how a 70 minute review of a terrible movie could be incomparably awesome, but there you go.
Annalee Newitz writes that “[w]hether Avatar is racist is a matter of debate,” but it isn’t: the film is racist. Its fundamental narrative logic is racist: it transposes the cultural
Clint Eastwood has made some fabulous films (Unforgiven, Mystic River, Letters from Iwo Jima). He’s made some films that aren’t quite fabulous, but are marvelously entertaining (The Outlaw
The NYT reviews The Damned United, which piques my interest. When I have time, which latterly has not been plentiful, I devour film reviews, perhaps because Plymouth is not exactly in any one’s
NYT bit here. It may be a generational thing, but when I think about John Hughes, there’s a certain subset of his oeuvre that I think about. In some ways, these films are nothing more than a g