Showing posts from July, 2008

The decline of the paid critic: crisis or opportunity?

File under loss: The X-Files: I Want to Believe

Superhero strain and the number one film on IMDB

Mamma Mia!: the horror, the horror

Night and the vertical axis: the pros and cons of The Dark Knight

The Other Boleyn Girl and the drawbacks of pleasing a king

Link: "Pauline Kael & trash cinema"

Notes on Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten

Mannequin Love: Lars and the Real Girl

Land of the Lovelorn: Wong Kar Wai’s My Blueberry Nights

Violence to sleep by: Jason Statham and Jet Li fight in War

The Heavy Guns of Live Free or Die Hard

The Hype, the Bloat, and the Fury: Spider-Man 3

Stuck in the Cineplex with Hancock

The terror and the profit: Jamie Foxx and the emotional manipulations of The Kingdom

WALL-E and the critical hyping of two robots in love