Public Enemies – Movie Review

Public Enemies, a story about John Dillinger, recreates the 1930s admirably, but also takes a shot at recreating its movies.  It's a complicated love affair this film is spinning,...

Knowing – Movie Review – DVD Details Included

One of the things I love most about Knowing is its title.  By the time the film ends the title runs in so many directions that on its own it...

Defending Transformers From Roger Ebert… Again… Sort Of

Roger Ebert put out a blog post on July 5th title I'm a Proud Brainiac in response to response to his review of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and it's been making the rounds at movie sites everywhere. Before I start responding to that response, I want to list several links and get a few things out of the way. Roger Ebert's I'm a Proud Brainiac article Roger Ebert's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen review My Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen review Roger Ebert's Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull review My Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull review I encourage you to read the article in question, because it makes a lot of great points on film criticism, but somewhere within the ultimate theory he's wrong. In general, the article is defending what critics do, especially the doing of it from a learned perspective. Here are a few quotes to give a general jumping off point:

Shopgirl – Movie Review

The first thing you have to ask yourself is, “Do I want to hurt now, or do I want to hurt later.” That Shopgirl is a film which poses...

Waking The Dead – Movie Review

Waking the Dead opens with Fielding Pierce (Billy Crudup) watching a newscast in which he learns that the love of his life has been killed in a car-bombing that...

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