By Mat DeKinder Even at its most nostalgic, high school was a pretty brutal place. It’s a setting where rumors and reputation and trump little things like “facts” and “moral integrity.” Essentially they are publicly funded hells on earth for wallflowers and outcasts. “Easy A” is a charming little movie that is able to mine…
“The Town” is not to be missed and is such a powerful film that it is likely to wash all of Affleck’s previous cinematic sins away. OK, so maybe not “Pearl Harbor,” but I think we can let everything else slide.
Oh, no. Not again. Paul W.S. Anderson must die.
Guns! Explosions! Nudity! Social commentary about the flaws in the immigration system and the complex political realities that result for a disenfranchised segment of the American population! Motorcycles! “Machete” has it all.
Have you ever been driving on a two-lane highway and gotten stuck behind someone going roughly 15 mph below the speed limit? Even in the best of situations, when you are in no particular hurry to get to your destination, the leisurely pace of the car in front of you can still make you want…
Every generation seems to try and define universal truths on their own terms.
I have a problem with jazz.
Alfred Hitchcock, with stylistic aplomb, was the master of manipulation.
“Inception” is a slick, spasmodic, rambunctious ordeal. It’s a convoluted wild goose/dream chase.
“The Kids Are All Right” is a sudsy soap opera.