Blog Archives

From the Archive: Changeling

When I started reviewing films on the radio, in 1990, Clint Eastwood was still larger considered a movie star who occasionally directing movies, almost as a hobby. That consensus view was understandable, but also needlessly dismissive. Within the first few

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Film

From the Archive: The Dark Knight

  For those heading out to theater this weekend to “just get this over with,” helping elevate the latest Zack Snyder joint to ludicrously triumphant box office numbers, I dig into the archive to offer the gentle reminder that it didn’t have

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Film, Uncategorized

From the Archive: Doubt

This review originally appeared at my former online home. To the best of my determination, this was the last full-length piece on a new film that only appeared there without also transferring over to this little corner of the digital

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Film, Uncategorized

From the Archive: Shine a Light

I’m still unpacking from a move that added a lot of miles to my odometer, so I’m going to once again pilfer a review from my former online home for our weekly look backwards. When this review was first posted,

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Film, Music

From the Archive: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

With all my papers still packed up for transit, I’m still relying on my former online home for this weekly dive into the archive. And we’ll use this week’s release schedule to help narrow down what’s selected. The first portion

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Film

From the Archive: Iron Man

Again, I’m opting for a timely selection for this week’s rummaging through my older writing, plucking a review from my former online home. As the Marvel Cinematic Universe expands for another highly unlikely hero to saunter in (“An Ant-Man movie?”

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Film

Donen and Kelly, Frankenheimer, Salina, Skolimowski, Téchiné

Flow: For Love of Water (Irena Salina, 2008). Because there are few things we enjoy in our house than watching documentaries that offer an assessment, in painful detail, of how humanity is engaged in self-inflicted extinction through carelessly destructive exploitation

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Film
March 2017
M T W T F S S
« Feb    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 356 other followers